Let It Not Be Another Theranos!

Yesterday I had an engaging discussion with my students about the numerous corporate governance failures present in the Theranos saga. The learnings in Theranos are countless. A young CEO with a powerful storytelling strategy that deceived everyone: from prestigious independent board members, sophisticated investors and well-known strategic partners, to employees, the media and even patients. To … Continue reading Let It Not Be Another Theranos!

Airbnb’s CEO communication skills are a valuable asset in times of crisis

We may or may not agree with some of Airbnb's policies in the past, but what is difficult to deny is that its CEO has a master's degree in clear, empathetic and transparent communication. This was more than demonstrated in his statement of May this year, in which he informed about the massive layoffs of … Continue reading Airbnb’s CEO communication skills are a valuable asset in times of crisis

Comité de ética: más útil y necesario que nunca

Cuando hablamos de la perspectiva regulatoria del Comité de Ética, es posible considerarla desde dos enfoques distintos. El primero de ellos consiste en detallar si se necesita integrar un Comité de Ética, de conformidad con un requerimiento regulatorio. El segundo planteamiento, en cambio, busca analizar si dentro de las funciones del Comité de Ética se … Continue reading Comité de ética: más útil y necesario que nunca

IBM reflects on facial recognition’s use in law enforcement

In the wake of the George Floyd murder in Minneapolis, many companies have issued statements of support for the black community. A few days ago, I commented on the importance of taking a stand, both on a personal and corporate ground, against social inequality and injustice of any type, citing as an example the statement … Continue reading IBM reflects on facial recognition’s use in law enforcement

La ENCIG 2019, entre la percepción y la realidad

Esta semana, el INEGI publicó los resultados de la Encuesta Nacional de Calidad e Impacto Gubernamental (ENCIG) 2019. El objetivo de ENCIG es – entre otros - generar estimaciones sobre la prevalencia de actos de corrupción y la incidencia de los mismos en la realización de trámites y servicios públicos que proporcionan los diferentes niveles … Continue reading La ENCIG 2019, entre la percepción y la realidad