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24
Jul
19
Posted by:
Anonymous

What would you do? Your weekly ethical dilemma challenge

‘I will speak out against wrongdoing and support others who do the same’.
We regularly hear from signatories that this can be one of the most confronting tenets of the Oath... but also the most empowering. This week’s dilemma will likely spark debate in your office – which we encourage!


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23
Jul
19
Posted by:
Christina Wu

A guiding compass through career progression

Now a Strategy and Transformation Analyst at Westpac, BFO Young Ambassador Christina Wu recalls her days as a Univeristy of Sydney student and the words from her Dean that 'doing business and doing good' should not be mutually exclusive. It is a statement that continues to guide her decision-making process as she progresses in her career. 
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17
Jul
19
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What would you do? Your weekly ethical dilemma challenge

Victor is an up-and-coming manager at ABC Bank, a large retail bank. Victor reports directly to Robert, the regional manager, who also happens to be a close friend from uni. Robert has been at the bank longer than Victor, but there is some talk within the organisation that his numbers have been falling behind.

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17
Jul
19
Posted by:
Leslie Cannold, PhD (Education), Master Bioethics, B.S (Psychology)

The Banking and Finance Royal Commission: Will this time be different?

By Leslie Cannold, PhD (Education), Master Bioethics, B.S (Psychology)

The imputations of Commissioner Kenneth Hayne’s final report on the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry were blistering. The Banking and Finance industry are led and staffed by the greedy who are more than willing and able to exploit the needy. 
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10
Jul
19
Posted by:
Katrina Dunn

Creating a sustainable future: Grameen's model is not a hand-out – but a hand-up

By Katrina Dunn

An executive high-flyer who spent her first years on the poverty-stricken streets of Manila has told how she walked away from corporate life - as she felt like a fraud. Though Kat Dunn, who will be speaking at the FINSIA | BFO Crossroads Conference next month, is now back – this time a chief executive.
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08
Jul
19
Posted by:
Anthony Asher

What would you do? Your weekly ethical dilemma challenge

A company is going through the interview process in order to hire a chief financial officer. In the last interview session, each of three finalists is given the company's financial data and asked by the CEO, ‘What are the net earnings?’ 
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03
Jul
19
Posted by:
Dr Simon Longstaff

To the young people of banking and finance: please seize the opportunity and break the shackles of conformity

By Dr Simon Longstaff

To my mind, Kenneth Hayne was to the banking and finance industry what a building surveyor is to a rickety house. He ripped off the gleaming cladding to reveal cracked foundations, some rotten beams and a few broken tiles that let in the rain.


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