Ethics is not prioritised enough in corporate South Africa and according to a survey conducted in both the private and public sectors, the country’s leaders are failing us.
The 2018 AEPF Ethical Practices Survey reveals how unethical behaviour is perceived by professionals in the governance, auditing, risk management, fraud management and ethical practices domain in South Africa.
Key findings include:
36% agree that doing the right thing is more important than financial success while 25% disagree. In the public sector 23% of the respondents agree compared to 42% in the private sector.