By Trevor Wilson #MeToo has the potential to substantially disrupt the attitudes that have been forbidden topics of discussion in corporate Canada. I have been aware of sexual harassment in the workplace for many years. Much of it shows up in reviewing employee attitude surveys that ask whether employees have either witnessed or experienced harassment… Read More Are the chickens coming home to roost?
By Paul L. Walker, CPA, Ph.D., and Mark L. Frigo, CPA, CGMA, Ph.D. Disruption is driving risks for every organisation. CFOs can play a critical role in helping organisations proactively manage them and create value. The role of the CFO in managing enterprise risk and creating future value continues to evolve in this dynamic and… Read More The CFO as a chief risk manager
By Tamar Satov Made a taboo comment at the office? It can happen to the best of us, especially these days. Here’s how to save face when your foot’s planted firmly in your mouth. The mood was relaxed and festive when Janet, a Toronto-based public relations professional at a national financial services firm, attended a… Read More How to zip it
By Lara Bourdin Whether by choice, chance or necessity, many workers of all ages are turning in their employee badges for careers as consultants, freelancers and independent workers. How does life in the flex lane really work? Lorraine Wong hasn’t had her own office in more than two years, although she has worked in a… Read More The free way
By Lisa van de Geyn When your colleague gets promoted to manager, you can protect both your position and your friendship by setting clear expectations for how you’ll interact on the job and off.
By Karen Wensley While firing a high performer may hurt in the short term, keeping them will hurt even more if they’re a cheat or a bully. In February, Susan Fowler, an engineer who had recently resigned from Uber, published a now-famous blog. In it, she provided details of ongoing harassment and sexist behaviour that… Read More Short-term pain for long-term gain