'Legal' is not the same thing as 'right'

Is corporate governance in South Africa failing?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dr Michael G. McMillan, Director of Ethics Education at CFA Institute.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

A lot of ethical violations led up to the financial crisis.

Dr Michael G. McMillan

You can do things that are legal that can be called into question when considering ethics.

Dr Michael G. McMillan

Deep down, everyone knows the right thing to do.

Dr Michael G. McMillan

How are others going to perceive what you’re doing?

Dr Michael G. McMillan

South Africa is not unique in terms of the ethical issues you’re facing.

Dr Michael G. McMillan

It’s the tone at the top that sets the stage for an organisation…

Dr Michael G. McMillan

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