How to Avoid a Conflict of Interest
Author: Michael Connory
Study time: 45 Min
Doing the right thing means that you're acting with integrity in all that you do. But doing the right thing can become challenging when you’re faced with ambiguous and complicated ethical dilemmas, like a potential conflict of interest. That’s why you’ve been given this case study. By working through the following activities, you’ll learn how to identify potential conflicts and how to handle them when they arise.
Video time: X hours
Become a Strategist
For businesses, employees who know how to avoid conflicts of interest contribute to a culture of transparency and trust. By adhering to ethical practices and disclosing potential conflicts, employees can foster a fair and unbiased work environment, promoting teamwork and collaboration. This, in turn, mitigates the risks of legal and reputational consequences that conflicts of interest can pose to a company. Additionally, a commitment to avoiding conflicts of interest enhances the organization's reputation, builds stakeholder confidence, and showcases the company's dedication to ethical conduct, thereby attracting customers, investors, and partners who prioritize integrity and responsible business practices.
Learning how to avoid a conflict of interest empowers individuals to make ethical decisions and maintain integrity in various aspects of life. By understanding the importance of transparency, fairness, and accountability, individuals can build trust in personal and professional relationships, safeguard their reputation, and ensure their actions align with their values.
Meet Michael Connory, the esteemed Cyber Trainer for Security in Depth. With an extensive background in IT training since 1995, Michael's journey began at Educom, one of Australia's leading IT training organizations at the time. He then became a Microsoft Certified Trainer from 1996 to 2002, sharing his expertise on Microsoft products and services with the Australian Microsoft Channel and the Microsoft Australian staff.
Throughout his career, Michael has collaborated with renowned organizations like Oracle and Thales, both in Australia and internationally, delivering technology solutions. With over 25 years of experience and having trained over 20,000 individuals, Michael is widely regarded as one of Australia's premier Cyber Security Trainers.
In addition to his training achievements, Michael is also an accomplished author, having written three books on IT. Furthermore, he has developed the world-class Cyber Assurance Risk Framework, showcasing his deep knowledge and expertise in the field.
With Michael Connory as your instructor, you can expect top-notch guidance and insights from a seasoned professional in the realm of Cyber Security. Prepare to embark on a transformative learning journey under his expert tutelage.