Good Governance: The Origin Of Civility

Be sure to disagree in an agreeable way. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the word civility. And unless you live under a rock, you can likely understand why . Frankly there’s a significant lack of it in the public sector. It concerns me, and my guess is that it concerns you, no matter…

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The State of Credit Union Governance, 2018: Six Key Findings

We’ve been regularly surveying credit union board members, supervisory or audit committee members, CEOs and senior staff for the past five years. And for as many years as we’ve been surveying them, we’ve dreamed about the notion of pulling together a “state of the state” of credit union governance report – both to forward our own understanding…

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Beyond Ethics

For many years, my focus was on ethics – particularly organizational ethics. As an undergraduate at Georgetown University, I majored in philosophy and minored in psychology.  My father thought it was imprudent to follow such a course of study, but I persisted.  As such, I studied many of history’s greatest ethicists.  I went on to law…

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