Pat Wright: Talent or Ethics—Which Side Are You On?

November 10, 2017

In the wake of various high-profile scandals, Professor Pat Wright examines in the most recent View from the Top blog the role of the CHRO in adhering to ethical values in situations where the issue involves a "critical talent" within the company.  Wright states, "I do not claim to know what it is like to have to decide the tradeoff between adhering to ethical values by disciplining or even dismissing someone on whom the future of the organization may rest and downplaying or ignoring their bad behavior as a way to retain that talent.  But I do know that these tradeoffs should be discussed and debated before the situation arises, lest it be easier to make the latter, rather than the former, choice."  Read Pat Wright's full blog.