Earlier this week, RSM Australia the accounting firm presented to room full of GRC professionals on the topic of ‘The Power of Understanding Your Culture’.
This interactive session looked at:
culture plans; and
Presenters RSM Principal Jeremy Elan and Senior Consultant Danny Casey challenged attendees to take the concept of culture apart to examine how it might apply to their own organisations.
The event in brief
Elan and Casey invited attendees to examine the following topics:
That, unsurprisingly, culture is influenced by many factors, traditions and socioeconomic variables.
Suggested solutions to tackle cognitive bias
Try to consider the wider perspective
Consider the factors brought into the decision-making
Use peer review
Using a detailed process of decision-making, including supporting documents.
It is essential to pay attention to ethical frameworks because, if it is implemented correctly:
It is the blueprint of the organisation.
It delivers clarity and consistency across all levels.
It creates a union between purpose, values and principles.