As the field of economics evolved into behavioural economics in order to better predict what people actually do, rather than what formal theories suggest they should do, the field of ethics is also evolving into the area of ‘behavioural ethics’ as we seek to gain greater insight into the various influences that shape ethical decisions.Learn more
Our programs target people in organisations as well as their managers. Ethically relevant decisions are not only made by management, they are more frequently made by people on the ground – at the coal face of the organisation.Learn more
David Burroughs is a workplace psychologist who has spent the last decade and half working with major organisations, both in Australia and abroad, in the area of workplace mental health.Learn more
Dr Brock Bastian is an internationally acclaimed researcher, author, and speaker who has spent the last 15 years seeking to understand the psychology of ethical decision-making.Learn more
While behavioural ethics can help us to take a more insightful, self-aware, and less judgemental approach to resolving ethical issues in the workplace, it can also provide the building blocks for psychological safety more broadly.
How can organizations respond to APRAs recommendation to move from a reactive and complacent culture, to a culture which challenges personnel to strive for best practice in risk identification and remediation? Understanding culture, how to influence and build culture, and the critical role of open and honest communication in this process is key, not only for risk but for a range of misconduct issues.