Maureen McGirr, Vice President, Office of Ethics, Merck, discussed ethics, culture and values and their impact on today's organizations during her keynote address to Argyle's CLO membership at the 2017 Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum in Washington D.C. on June 20.
Alan Haughie, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The ServiceMaster Company, presented a humorous explanation of the tricky business of being a CFO.
"The way to go about this will differ from one organization to the next since each one has its own cultural, demographic and geographical attributes that must be taken into account. ... In all cases you will need to honestly evaluate what will get you to the fundamental essence of cultural permeation as opposed to what you really don’t need because, relatively speaking, it’s real value to the organization will be less than the cost of producing it."
New data indicates that professionalism among college graduates has decreased over the past five years.