Compliance or integrity managers could provide support or give them the training they need.
Reinoud, I’m going to ask you a few questions on the basis of the three major insights of the TinQtable on ‘Ethical leadership’. But let me ask you some general questions first: what comes to mind when you hear the word ‘integrity’?
"I think of acting with a ‘clear conscience’, showing some consideration for other people’s needs and wishes, and especially giving while taking less. To every individual, however, this means something different, of course."
What would your best friends say if I asked them about your integrity? Why do you think they say what they say?
"I believe people should know me a bit better to see this, but I think my best friends would say I really am a person of integrity. I should think they see that I show much concern for other people and that I pay much attention to them."
So would your friends say you have a clear conscience?
"Yes, they would most probably say I live up to my own standards and values."
Could you give an example?
"That’s not easy. It feels like bragging, and I don’t like that. But look at how we, as a company, put the corona containment measures in place. I believe we do this to the best of our knowledge, by giving everybody the space and means they need. This doesn’t mean that everybody appreciates this or links it to my personal integrity."
Let’s turn to the TinQtable on ‘Ethical leadership’. I have some questions about it: