In 2010, US corporations spent $29.8 billion on compliance and ethics! Despite the overwhelming evidence that it does not work, nearly ever penny of those billions was spent on rules-based approaches. The “outside-in” approach to compliance and ethics is doomed to failure. No one can imagine every possible situation that will arise, let alone create a rule for it. Even if you could, no one could possibly remember them all, let alone follow them. But let’s just say you were all-knowing and that fully 99.9 percent of your employees followed the rules perfectly every day. You’d still be living with a lot of risk. If you were WalMart, you’d be allowing over 2,000 unethical acts every day! Over ¾ million a year! So what’s a leader to do?
The Ethics Innovation Group (EIG) trains leaders in all sectors and at all levels to do the right thing and reduce ethical risk.
EIG was formed by experienced business leaders, academics, military and mind-science professionals to provide a specialized approach to leadership, ethics and conflict resolution training. Our synergistic formula of ethical, verbal and physical skills is unique. The methodology was first devised as a joint project between the U.S. Marine Corps, Resolution Group International (www.rgi.co) and the The Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility Subsequently, it has been expanded and adapted for use in a wide-variety of conflict scenarios both in the U.S. and abroad. EIG specializes in:
Cross-Culture Conflict Resolution
RGI speakers and instructors have a wide and unusual scope of experiences and skills. We work with the military, law enforcement and non-governmental organizations, and corporate businesses.
Improve ethical decision-making
Avoid negative publicity and risk
EIG operates in partnership with:
EIG's programs are unique in that they:
- Have an approach and methodology validated by the latest scientific evidence.
- Utilized by the U.S. Marines and businesses nationwide.
- Have at the core a strong character and values element.
- Include a powerful cross-cultural conflict resolution element.
- Are true sustainable programs, rather than just a training package.
In addition to receiving world-class tactical skills training, participants in EIG training typically:
- Learn how to develop ethical leadership skills.
- Obtain a clearer understanding of the "nature of human nature."
- Develop a better understanding of moral values and ethics.
- Understand the art of keeping the "moral compass" calibrated under stress.
- Learn how to deal effectively with cultural differences – whether or not they "know" the culture.
- Gain insight into what to do when cultural differences cannot be reconciled.
- Program Development
- Implementation & Training
“Men can’t escape from being governed. They either must govern themselves or they must submit to being governed by others. If from lawlessness or fickleness, from folly or self-indulgence, they refuse to govern themselves, then most assuredly in the end they will have to be governed by the outside."
- Teddy Roosevelt