We've had quite the run on stories that relate to the ethics of leadership and the tone that leaders set.
Take Bernard Looney, who resigned as CEO of BP after failing to disclose to the Board the extent of his pervious relationships with colleagues.
Or the hedge fund owner, Crispin Odey, who is being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority to determine if he is a ‘fit and proper person’ after allegations that he sexually assaulted a junior member of staff.
But it's not just these obvious and extreme breaches that we need to consider.
In today’s podcast, two Chief People Officers explain the importance of leaders setting the right tone.
Kate Bishop, the CPO of IFS says: “It’s the tone at the top that sets the tone around the entire organisation. It’s what makes people want to join and people want to stay”.