Behavioral Science Lessons From the Wells Fargo Scandal: Focusing on the “Regular Apples” (Part Three of Three)

The Wells Fargo scandal demonstrates that although a few bad apples in an organization can be problematic, systemic corporate compliance and ethics failures are largely a result of the conditions of the barrel, not the apples inside. In this final article in a three-part series, Forensic Risk Alliance’s Matthew Bedan discusses several tools companies can use to make sure that they are creating an environment for their “regular apples” that fosters compliance and discourages unethical behavior. See previous articles in the series: “Culture Eats Compliance for Lunch” (Nov. 28, 2018); “Devil in the Decentralization” (Dec. 12, 2018).

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