Compliance And Risk Management In Today's Business World

Eric Jacobson

Dave Yarin is a compliance and risk management consultant to senior management and directors of large and mid-size companies, and author of the soon to be published book, Fair Warning – The Information Within. Compliance Dave Yarin Fair Warning Leadership Risk Management

How Marketers Can Get More Value from Their Recommendation Engines

Harvard Business Review

” That’s the essential design philosophy articulated by then-Netflix engineering director Xavier Amatriain five years ago, where personalizing and customizing choice is the coin of the realm. Recommendation engines not only generate useful data for analyzing customer desires; they can be harnessed to make tactical and strategic recommendations for marketers. Should analytics emphasize prescriptive, directive, and comprehensive compliance?

Let’s Get Rid of Management

Lead Change Blog

They oversee compliance with form, focusing on budgets and/or bottom line. But the crux of his diagnostic was whether crucial calls required forward-thinking courage or simply follow-the-rule compliance.

Scaling A Small Business Tips

Strategy Driven

It also means understanding taxes and corporate compliance including employment regulations and laws. Scaling a business is a strategic program framework and requires an element of planning with compiling the business assets into one fluent engine in motion.

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"I'd Like My Life Back" -- a lesson for CEOs in building an organization that listens to warnings

Great Leadership By Dan

Enforcing standards – is your company prepared, culturally and otherwise, to both set and enforce standards related to issues such as safety, quality and compliance?

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In Search of Excellence

Deming Institute

With 29 years of hindsight, I now realize I was enticed by Toyota’s selective focus on what I refer to as Contextual Excellence more so than the exclusive Compliance Excellence of many of its competitors. Compliance Excellence is also revealed through questions that involve counting.

Mike Purcell Joins StrategyDriven Power & Utilities Advisory Services Practice

Strategy Driven

His experience includes within the nuclear oversight, quality assurance, engineering, licensing, performance benchmarking and improvement, training, leadership development, and change management functions. He is a licensed as a Professional Engineer by the State of Tennessee.

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The Value Of A Complementary Team

Lead Change Blog

Building a team, he said, is like putting together an engine or a puzzle. One of my foodservice operations had a pretty well rounded team that focused on quality, efficiency, customer service, and regulatory compliance.

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Strategic planning must change with the times

N2Growth Blog

Engineering and creating sustainable advantage is the focus of the new paradigm for strategy management, detailing how the intersection of intelligence and innovation come together to deliver and sustain superior financial performance and value creation.

7 Essential Tweaks to Make to Your Website in 2018

Strategy Driven

A good business website must be fast, visually-appealing, helpful, professional, and visible in the search engines. To ensure your website ranks highly in the search engine results pages and continues to make a profit, here are seven essential tweaks to make to your website in 2018.

How to deal with cyber-attacks: publicly or privately?

Strategy Driven

In the US, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) indexes the responsibilities of both public and private companies, including rules pertaining to compliance with federal prosecutors, and criminal penalties.

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Five Things You Should Advise Your Client to Do with That Defensively Registered Domain

Strategy Driven

Augment the client’s Search Engine Marketing (SEM) efforts. By redirecting a keyword-rich domain to your website, or by outright transitioning to a more keyword-rich domain, brands can significantly improve their search engine rankings even in the most competitive fields, like law.

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A Simple Workaround to Overcome the Bureaucratic Mindset

Tanveer Naseer

Rules and compliance procedures typically arise as a means to prevent risk of some kind, to save time or money, or to prevent waste. He soon discovered that the contract attending each grant ran over one hundred pages, specifying all manner of compliance requirements. However, he also began hearing from grant recipients that they were spending as much as 40 hours a month adhering to compliance processes. Can We Engineer Them Right Out of Business?

Rules Without Relationship Breed Rebellion | Guy Harris: The.

The Recovering Engineer

I would reply: take a look at the title of this blog and remember that I am a recovering engineer. And, if I lean only on the rules and ignore building a relationship with them, I will get rebellion rather than willing compliance.

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Going Global? Choose Your Country Wisely

Great Leadership By Dan

Clusters can form for the following reason: · Compliance with your government’s trade advisory rules. · She is currently the Senior Director of Globalization and Information Engineering at NetApp, and has led globalization teams for over 20 years with firms including Cisco, VMware, Xerox, VeriSign and for two localization vendors as the CEO and General Manager. Guest post from Anna Schlegel : More than half of Google’s revenue comes from outside the United States.

The DISC Model of Human Behavior – A Quick Overview | Guy Harris.

The Recovering Engineer

He developed a theory that people tend to develop a self-concept based on one of four factors — Dominance, Inducement, Steadiness, or Compliance. He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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Leadership Matters

N2Growth Blog

This programme which moved me through all major departments (Engineering, Finance, Supply, Vehicle Assembly, IS&T etc.) These days there is a growing emphasis on Governance and Compliance with Legislation and Regulations. (as featured in CEO Interview: Sam Walsh.

Always Have a Pen

The Recovering Engineer

As a young engineering officer, I frequently received more requests, tasks, and information than I could possibly remember. Related Posts Employee Motivation: Compliance or Commitment? “A good officer always has a pen with them” is one of the first lessons I remember from my time at Naval Officer Candidate School. Since I was fresh from college and pretty confident in my ability to remember everything I needed to remember, I initially ignored the lesson.

The Big Picture of Business – Business Success Checklist

Strategy Driven

Design and re-engineering of products-services. Legal compliance and precautions plan is annually updated, with measurable goals. When you own and operate a business you need to have certain procedures for an efficient and seamless function. Sometimes the difficulty of managing your time makes for a haphazard operation. An inefficient operation results in unproductive activities which often miss the point and worse yet, result in wasted time and wasted resources.

Can Leaders Take a Break? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Purdue is known for its bright engineers, top flight technology students, it is the alma mater of the first and last men to walk on the moon.

Five Great Ways to Earn Extra Money in 2010 :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Here’s a tip: learn about search engine optimization (SEO) techniques and use of keywords.

Drawing Lines

Deming Institute

Even if I had one, in all likelihood it would be a video of a simulated assembly operation of a rocket engine. What if those who ordered the raw materials protested with malicious compliance? Post by Bill Bellows.

10 Ways to Build your Web Effectiveness :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Your page ranking in search engines is determined by the relevancy of the content on your website. Most customers start their research on the Internet: give them ways to find you when they use a search engine.

Lessons in Using Checklists for Managing Processes


I was thinking about why engineering disciplines focus so heavily on checklists? The review says - The utility of formal protocols, according to organizational experts, varies with the nature of the activity—some activities are highly systemized, like engineering, and others dependent on the judgment and personality of the individual. You can have detailed checklists for specific engineering activities (where outcomes solely depend on inputs and process).

Engaging in Alternative 'Creative Pursuit' to Be More Effective


The brain, as Bill Calvin said to me is “nature’s connection making engine.&# Doing lots of things provides that engine more fuel. Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer Engaging in Alternative ‘Creative Pursuit’ to Be More Effective Most people love to remain engaged in their ‘core’ area of expertise. They spend long hours over the years to understand, study, apply and innovate ideas in this core area.

Social Networking: Can Someone Else do it for you? :: Women on.

Women on Business

Uber Is Finally Realizing HR Isn’t Just for Recruiting

Harvard Business Review

Susan Fowler, a former site reliability engineer at Uber, recently wrote about her “very, very strange year at Uber,” characterized by a pervasive culture of alleged sexual harassment. All of this indicates that Uber leaders prioritized immediately useful services like recruitment over, for example, legal compliance systems, audits, and leadership development.

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Trust is a common factor in the cost-benefits analysis, compliance with authority, or loyalty to leaders hypotheses. RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B.

Cast the Net Wide – Make the Most of Your Promotional Time and.

Women on Business

Similarly, make sure your OWN site has the best key words for the search engines.

How Chief Data Officers Can Get Their Companies to Collect Clean Data

Harvard Business Review

Using concepts from lean manufacturing, it modeled the time engineers spent creating and transforming data. It found that engineers spent close to 60% of their time transforming, translating, and reconciling information, i.e., “non-value-add” time. Good data practices are good for compliance. In analytics, nothing matters more than data quality. The practical way to control data quality is to do it at the point where the data is created.

Your Strategy Has to Be Flexible — But So Does Your Execution

Harvard Business Review

Emphasizing compliance with a plan can, under stable conditions, accelerate fruition of a strategy. In the first, it centers on compliance to a pre-determined plan, in the latter on decentralized initiative taking and experimentation. Former Polaroid CEO DiCamillo summarizes the company’s failure well : “The reason we couldn’t stop the engine was that instant film was the core of the financial model of this company.” Morsa Images/Getty Images.

Don’t Set Process Without Input from Frontline Workers

Harvard Business Review

Those annoying folks who drone on about compliance and procedure? The nerds’ power was sharply amplified: Massive investments required the centralized engineering of business processes, putting all the control in the hands of a cohort of experts.

Winning the Global War for Tech Talent

Harvard Business Review

Today, American colleges and universities are educating foreign nationals who come here to earn advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM fields). foreign nationals with STEM degrees earned at American schools have gone on to become some of our most distinguished engineers and researchers. employers that maintain top internal compliance departments to ensure all immigration regulations are followed.

A Dedicated Team of Problem Solvers Can Help Big Companies Act Like Lean Startups

Harvard Business Review

There’s no use going to engineers with detailed product specifications before you really know what the customer wants. Engineers scale up the technology to ensure that it can work in a larger environment. Most companies try to avoid problems.

The Tightrope Google Has to Walk in China

Harvard Business Review

The company last entered China in 2006 with a censored search engine, but pulled the plug on the operation four years later after it discovered that human-rights activists’ Gmail accounts had been hacked. HBR Staff. With over 1.3

3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Solve Their Talent Problem

Harvard Business Review

And unlike other challenges they face (such as funding, logistics, or regulatory compliance), the talent gap is the only problem that gets tougher as social enterprises scale. Vincent Tsui for HBR.

The Best Digital Companies Are Set Up to Never Stop Innovating

Harvard Business Review

A team typically consists of three to seven people who have strong software engineering, product management, testing, and marketing skills. Google runs hundreds of millions of tests each day on updates to its online products (the search engine, Gmail, YouTube, and others).

How RFID Technology Improves Hospital Care

Harvard Business Review

The team that implemented the initiative was led by a physician and a scientist-engineer, and its members were drawn from Mayo’s Emergency Department (ED) and the Clinic’s Robert D.

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What You Can Do to Improve Ethics at Your Company

Harvard Business Review

But what about the ordinary engineers, managers, and employees who designed cars to cheat automotive pollution controls or set up bank accounts without customers’ permission? The senior leaders in the study told us that, in contrast to what corporate compliance officers would like us to believe, their organizations’ codes of conduct and ethics training wasn’t particularly helpful when it came to managing ethical dilemmas. Enron. Wells Fargo. Volkswagen.

The Internet of Things Will Change Your Company, Not Just Your Products

Harvard Business Review

So instead of creating another pill dispenser, it launched a compliance-enhancing system. telemetry, communications and connectivity protocols, electrical hardware engineering). Engineering. It is rare for a single company to have all the required engineering capabilities under one roof. Developing these engineering skills is one big challenge; integrating them into a functional, integrated engineering effort is another.

Excess Management Is Costing the U.S. $3 Trillion Per Year

Harvard Business Review

Gore (a $3 billion high-tech company famous for its Gore-Tex fabrics), Svenska Handelsbanken (a Stockholm-based bank with more than 800 branches across Northern Europe and the UK), Sun Hydraulics (a class-leading manufacturer of hydraulic components), Valve (a pioneering developer of online games), and General Electric’s jet engine plant in Durham, North Carolina. Juan Díaz-Faes for HBR. More people are working in big, bureaucratic organizations than ever before.

Corporations Will Never Solve Climate Change

Harvard Business Review

It came by great gas mileage on the back of a scam: The car’s supposedly low emissions were fraud — perpetrated by VW engineers who designed the car’s software to lower emissions during testing, only to let them bump back up in real life use.

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How Companies Are Already Using AI

Harvard Business Review

In fact, although we saw examples of companies using AI in computer-to-computer transactions such as in recommendation engines that suggest what a customer should buy next or when conducting online securities trading and media buying, we saw that IT was one of the largest adopters of AI. For example, only 2% are using artificial intelligence to monitor internal legal compliance, and only 3% to detect procurement fraud (e.g.,