Cindy Knezevich

Cindy Knezevich

The Network, Inc.

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Infographic: New EEOC Stats Show Critical Need for Improved Workplace Harassment Training

I personally find harassment and discrimination to be a very frustrating issue. We all know we shouldn’t do it. It’s intuitive. We learn from a very early age to treat people with kindness and to not discriminate, and yet,...more

4/14/2014 - Code of Conduct Discrimination EEOC Employer Liability Issues Employment Policies Harassment Training

SCOTUS Ruling Increases Private Company Risk – Imminent Need for Business Ethics Training

In an important ruling on March 4, the Supreme Court expanded the whistleblower protections outlined in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Originally only applied to whistleblowers at public companies, the Justices decided in a...more

4/8/2014 - FMR LLC Lawson v FMR Sarbanes-Oxley SCOTUS Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Social Media Training is About Balance: Embrace the Power, Mitigate the Risks

Perhaps you’ve heard of this crazy new thing called “Social Media.” Of course you have. Even your grandmother uses Facebook now, right?...more

3/25/2014 - Compliance Social Media Social Media Policy Training

Survey: 28 Reasons Why The Typical Compliance Officer’s Week Leaves Dangerously Little Time for Corporate Ethics Training

I just downloaded and read the annual Cost of Compliance survey compiled by Thomson Reuters Accelus. It’s very interesting reading for those of us in the ethics and compliance industry. In my last blog post about the ERC...more

3/17/2014 - Board of Directors Chief Compliance Officers Compliance Personal Liability Professional Liability Training

Startling ERC Survey Findings on Misconduct, Retaliation – Is Your Corporate Ethics Training Working?

Last spring I was speaking with several of our clients at an event in Atlanta and the discussion was around ethics and compliance program effectiveness. Specifically, these clients were saying that more and more often they...more

3/7/2014 - Chief Compliance Officers Compliance Ethics Retaliation Training

If You Want Millennials to Be Your Ethics and Compliance Policy Management Ambassadors, Do This…

I’ve been working in the ethics and compliance industry for nearly four years now and I’m really enjoying it. It’s a far more complex and interesting industry than I originally thought. At The Network, we think of the parts...more

3/5/2014 - Corporate Culture Ethics Flexible Work Arrangements Millennials

Compliance Policy Certification In Health Care: Survey Results Raise Behind The Scenes Questions

The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) released a survey last month that focused on the relationship between compliance officers and their Boards of Directors....more

2/24/2014 - Chief Compliance Officers Compliance Healthcare

The Zen of Compliance Best Practices is Intrinsic and Ethics-Based

No compliance officer worth her salt would argue with this statement: “We strive to maintain an ethics-based organization.” But compliance teams, with all of the internal and external scrutiny, with all the regulations and...more

1/30/2014 - Chief Compliance Officers Compliance Corporate Culture DOJ Ethics Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Making Corporate Compliance the Fabric of the Organization

It’s taken some time, but organizations are beginning to view their compliance function as no longer just a cost center, but instead as a value center that protects revenues and reputation and increases performance. Many of...more

1/21/2014 - Chief Compliance Officers Compliance Corporate Culture

Behind Royal Allegations: Leveraging the Fraud Triangle to Positively Impact Your Anti-Corruption Training

It seems that the Spanish royal family can’t do anything right these days. Recall that the initial tarnish on the family came from legal, albeit unseemly occurrences (i.e. rumors of the King’s extra-marital affairs, the...more

1/10/2014 - Anti-Corruption Compliance Embezzlement Money Laundering Tax Fraud

Don’t Be a Grinch: A Holiday Gift Guide to Your Gifts and Entertainment Policy

Every year around the holidays the U.S. Office of Government Ethics republishes their holiday poem on gifts and entertainment as a reminder to all of us of what is acceptable and what is not. So as the year draws to a close,...more

12/18/2013 - Corporate Gifts Ethics Meal and Entertainment Expenditures

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