15 episodes

We have been getting accountability all wrong in the compliance industry. It's not a set of tasks - it's a way of thinking and it has to come from the heart as well as the head. On Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox and Sam Silverstein dig into what accountability means to the corporate compliance function and business organizations and most significantly, how to make it an integral part of your culture.

Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox

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We have been getting accountability all wrong in the compliance industry. It's not a set of tasks - it's a way of thinking and it has to come from the heart as well as the head. On Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox and Sam Silverstein dig into what accountability means to the corporate compliance function and business organizations and most significantly, how to make it an integral part of your culture.

    Executive Forum on Ethics and Accountability

    Executive Forum on Ethics and Accountability

    We have been getting accountability all wrong in the compliance profession. It's not a set of tasks - it's a way of thinking and it has to come from the heart as well as the head. On Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox and Sam Silverstein dig into what accountability means to the corporate compliance function and business organizations and most significantly, how to make it an integral part of your culture. In this episode we post the recent Executive Forum on Ethics and Accountability. It focused on effectively expanding the effectiveness of your ethical program, how to use The Accountability Assessment™ to spot deficiencies, and how to build and protect your organization's ethical culture. Finally how all of this tie directly into the DOJ’s Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.
    For more information on Sam Silverstein and his work on accountability, click here.
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    • 53 min
    Accountability and Policing in America

    Accountability and Policing in America

    We have been getting accountability all wrong in the compliance profession. It's not a set of tasks - it's a way of thinking and it has to come from the heart as well as the head. On Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox and Sam Silverstein dig into what accountability means to the corporate compliance function and business organizations and most significantly, how to make it an integral part of your culture. In this episode Sam and myself discuss one of the most difficult issues in America today, policing. We consider it from the accountability perspective. Some of the highlights include: 

    Can you hold everyone accountable?

    What is the failure in leadership?

    What is the commitment to “It’s All of Us” and why does it start there?

    Why is the policing crisis in America an accountability crisis?

    Why are problems now being tackled by local police departments across the country are not law enforcement issues. They are cultural issues.

    Where did the Warrior Mentality/Shoot to Kill mindset come from?

    How do they differ from the Guardian Mindset?

    How do you turn things around on a law enforcement team that is having problems?

    For more information on Sam Silverstein and his work on accountability, click here.
    See Sam’s blog posts:
    The George Floyd Moment: An Accountability Revolution
    Policing in America: The Accountability Crisis
    This Is Not a Law Enforcement Issue – It’s an Organizational Culture Issue
    The Solution to the Accountability Crisis in Law Enforcement
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    • 18 min
    The Accountability Assessment

    The Accountability Assessment

    We have been getting accountability all wrong in the compliance profession. It's not a set of tasks - it's a way of thinking and it has to come from the heart as well as the head. On Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox and Sam Silverstein dig into what accountability means to the corporate compliance function and business organizations and most significantly, how to make it an integral part of your culture. In this episode Sam and I, talk about the Accountability Assessment. Some of the highlights include:
    ·      The Accountability Assessment creates a baseline by which you can create a roadmap.
    ·      You can benchmark against your Accountability Assessment for continuous improvement.
    ·      An Accountability Assessment can identify gaps in your corporate culture.
    For more information on Sam Silverstein and his work on accountability, click here.
    See Sam’s blog post, Corporate Culture: Accountability Means Acting on What You Stand For
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    • 11 min
    Microsoft and Accountability

    Microsoft and Accountability

    We have been getting accountability all wrong in the compliance profession. It's not a set of tasks - it's a way of thinking and it has to come from the heart as well as the head. On Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox and Sam Silverstein dig into what accountability means to the corporate compliance function and business organizations and most significantly, how to make it an integral part of your culture. In this episode Sam and I, talk about a recent example of accountability by Microsoft. Some of the highlights include: 

    Accountability can start with a written statement.

    Accountability must be followed up with actions.

    If you do not make decisions which align with your stated values, they are really not your stated values.

    For more information on Sam Silverstein and his work on accountability, click here.
    See Sam’s blog post, Corporate Culture: Accountability Means Acting on What You Stand For
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    • 12 min
    Accountability Goes Straight to the Bottom Line

    Accountability Goes Straight to the Bottom Line

    We have been getting accountability all wrong in the compliance profession. It's not a set of tasks - it's a way of thinking and it has to come from the heart as well as the head. On Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox and Sam Silverstein dig into what accountability means to the corporate compliance function and business organizations and most significantly, how to make it an integral part of your culture. In this episode Sam and I, talk about why accountability is good for the bottom line and why it will work for your organization. Some of the highlights include:

     Accountability is even more during the time of Coronavirus.

    Accountability is a way of thinking and a way of acting.

    How does accountability help drive greater ROI and the bottom line.

    For more information on Sam Silverstein and his work on accountability, click here.
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    • 12 min
    Everything is Fine, When Everything is Fine

    Everything is Fine, When Everything is Fine

    We have been getting accountability all wrong in the compliance profession. It's not a set of tasks - it's a way of thinking and it has to come from the heart as well as the head. On Accountability: The Heart of Compliance Tom Fox and Sam Silverstein dig into what accountability means to the corporate compliance function and business organizations and most significantly, how to make it an integral part of your culture. In this episode Sam and I, discuss accountability during this time of the Coronavirus health crisis and economic dislocation.
    Some of the highlights include:

    Why does accountability matter even more during the time of Coronavirus?

    Why leaders must be transparent in their communications during these times.

    What you were doing as a leader before the crisis hit?

    Stewardship is a key part of accountability.

    How to be accountable during a crisis?

    For more information on Sam Silverstein and his work on accountability, click here.
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    • 14 min