A conversation with Alec Arons, national practice leader of advisory services at Experis Finance
Podcast developed in partnership with Experis Finance
Interview by Joseph McCafferty
January 30, 2017
Increasingly, fraud experts consider many high-profile cases of corporate wrongdoing—like the phony accounts scandal that plagued Wells Fargo last year—not just to be a breakdown in the control structure of the organization that should have prevented the ability to commit such fraud, but also a failing of the company's culture, which should have prevented the motivation to commit such fraud.
Many companies are now taking a harder look at the culture of the organization and how such elements as "tone at the top," incentives and rewards, the communication of values, and other factors combine to influence executives and employees to do the right thing or to stray from the path. A logical step in this focus is conducting a culture audit.