"It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Welcome to my personal website! I am a compliance and ethics professional who enjoys developing creative solutions which allows entities to maintain compliance while establshing efficient performance. This website is for informational purposes only.
- All the best, Walter
BOOK OF THE MONTH
This month's book is "Compliance In One Page" by Deena King".
Last month's book is entitled, "The Revolution in Ethics and Compliance"by Michael Volkov.
Here are ten websites that are useful for obtaining compliance-related news and events. They are listed in alphabetical order.
1) Compliance Blog of Wall Street Journal
2) Compliance Week
3) Data Breach News Today
4) FCPA Blog
5) FCPA Compliance & Ethics Blog
6) Health Care Compliance Association
7) Health Care IT News Day
8) Kaiser Family Foundation
10) The Network: Integrated GRC Solutions
To see more, click here!
VIDEO OF THE MONTH
This month, I recommend the following video presentation from Michael Volkov. It is entitled, "Understanding the Different Mandates Between Legal and Compliance." It was published on February 3, 2015. Visit my video page to see other recommendations.
Views are my own.
This month, I highlight a few bills focusing on the automotive industry.
Suprise! Guess who is on the cover of Compliance Today? See my interview to learn more about me.
Here is another article that reviews decision making from an automotive enthusiast's perspective. Enjoy!
As an automotive enthusiast, I am excited to announce the publication of the "SPY Car Act: Navigating the automotive industry". This is my first article to incorporate my professional career and personal hobby. Enjoy!
In this month's article, "To close for comfort: Employees as patients", the authors discuss scenarios that health care facilities can expect to encounter when allowing patients and family members receive care at their facilities.
Happy New Year! This month, we conclude our Compliance 101 series with the seventh essential element. In addition, read my article, Everyday Ethics: It's Child's Play in the January/February issue of Ethikos!
As we approach another year, many compliance and ethics professionals are including certification among their 2016 objectives. This month's article provides recommendations for preparing for a certification exam.
When it comes to training, perspectives vary among participants. To close the gap, include participants early in the development phase to improve the experience. This article provides perspectives from 4 professionals representing compliance, marketing, training, and medicine.
Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week is one month away. This article provides tips to assist compliance professionals develop their strategy for celebrating the week.
There are a couple of new articles for this month. First, there is my perspective of using marketing principles to enable compliance and ethics program awareness. Next, there is the sixth installment of the Compliance 101 series. Read both articles in the Publications section.
Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week is quickly approaching. For compliance professionals seeking tips for a successful week, this article is a great place to start! Read this article in the Publications section.
See the fifth installment of the Compliance 101 series. Read this article and the previous articles in the Publications section.
See the fourth installment of the Compliance 101 series. Read this article and the previous articles in the Publications section.
The Health Care Compliance Association's Annual Compliance Institute is moments away. Many compliance professionals will take a certification exam.
This month's issue of Compliance Today includes an article encouraging encore certification candidates to take the exam again.
This month's Compliance & Ethics Professional includes article, "Guest or pest: Lessons from The Wolf" written by Walter E. Johnson. Click on the publications tab to read the full article.
The February 2015 edition of Compliance & Ethics Professional features article entitled, "Corporate hoarders: Implementing a record retention and destruction program" written by Walter E. Johnson. Click on the publications tab to read the full article.
Happy New Year!
This year begins with the third installment of the Compliance 101 series. Read this article and the previous articles in the Publications section.