Why Smart People Make Dumb Decisions

We all like to think we’ll do the right thing when the time comes. But if we’re all such good, ethical people, then why do we keep reading about companies in the headlines for all the wrong reasons? In the heat of the moment when we’re facing deadlines and revenue targets, it’s human to rationalize…

Why you need a compliance program

Why You Need a Compliance Program

There are some companies that generate hundreds of millions of dollars but don’t have a compliance program. The lack of a compliance program impacts the business culture and whether intentional or not, it telegraphs an “anything goes” culture. It also creates personal risk for C-Suite executives and Board members since they have a fiduciary duty…

Using the Workplace Color Spectrum® to Resolve Conflict

In this 1-minute video, Emtrain CEO and harassment expert Janine Yancey talks about the Workplace Color Spectrum® and how color coding conduct makes giving feedback more objective and much easier to do. the role of critical thinking in our ability to make ethical decisions. Emtrain clients often show this video to their workforce to explain…

Critical Thinking and Making Ethical Decisions

In this 1-minute video, ethicist and Emtrain expert Chris MacDonald, Department Chair of Law & Business at Ted Rogers School of Management, talks about the role of critical thinking in our ability to make ethical decisions. Emtrain clients often show this video to their workforce to show people the risks of being “mentally lazy” and…

Creating An Ethical Business Culture

Creating An Ethical Business Culture

In this 1-minute video, ethicist and Emtrain expert Sally March, previously Head of Risk for the BBC, talks about the difference in ethics versus compliance and the value of creating an ethical business culture. These key points are critical to company leaders, many of whom understand the value of investing in creating an ethical business…

Workplace Color Spectrum—Responding to Orange Conduct

Harassment situations have two parts: the conduct itself, and how the matter is handled. This video, hosted by Patti Perez, attorney and workplace harassment expert, helps employers and HR professionals understand that how they handle harassment claims is so critical, it can either help the situation or make matters much worse. Handling claims the right…

Workplace Color Spectrum—Orange vs. Red Conduct

What is the difference between “orange” and “red” situations in the workplace? Both are problems that need to be addressed. But what does a situation or a behavior actually look like when it moves from “orange” to “red?” In this video, Patti Perez, attorney and workplace harassment expert, illustrates with real-world examples the difference between…

Workplace Color Spectrum—How to Color Code Workplace Conduct

This video hosted by Patti Perez, attorney and workplace harassment expert, explains how to apply the Workplace Color Spectrum® when assessing the workplace cultural health of your workforce. Sometimes employees behave unprofessionally, but some behaviors constitute a serious breach of conduct that could create legal liability. The Workplace Color Spectrum® helps companies categorize behaviors and…

Workplace Culture Discussion with Netflix and Indiegogo

Watch Emtrain, Netflix and Indiegogo discuss workplace culture at a live event hosted in San Francisco, May 2018. This event brought together some of the most progressive employer thought leaders to discuss the impact of workplace cultures that foster healthy, inclusive working environments. Emtrain is a CultureTech company that develops powerful, interactive training courses that…