Publications

 

The following articles are helpful to compliance professionals seeking to improve their compliance program. Additionally, individuals seeking to pursue a career in compliance or simply inspired to learn more about compliance profession may find these articles helpful. 

COMPLIANCE & ETHICS PROFESSIONAL: Thanks to the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics for permission to post the following articles. Call SCCE at +1(952) 933-4977 or (888) 277-4977 with reprint requests. 

 

Corporate hoarders: Implementing a record retention and destruction program
Asking the right questions, developing policies, and providing the right tools are key to changing behaviors and getting storage areas cleaned out.
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Guest or pest: Lessons from The Wolf
The movie Pulp Fiction can give us some insight into the kind of reception a compliance officer might receive when there are problems to be resolved.
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Marketing compliance: Essentials to help your compliance and ethics program thrive
Use the seven Ps of marketing to develop a strategy and the four stages of the product life cycle when planning compliance activities to attract and keep your employees’ attention.
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Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week: Engage your enterprise
This week is the perfect time to reflect on past successes, promote program awareness, and thank your supporters and contributors.
scce-cep-2015-10-Johnson-Wong-Ruelas.pdf
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Certification pressure: Assess, release, and advance calmly
Sage advice from someone who has been there.
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SPY Car Act: Navigating the automotive industry
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Compliance and the automotive industry: A view from the passenger seat
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Ethical leadership: Mentoring to influence corporate culture
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Compliance 101: The seven essential elements, Part 1: Standards of Conduct
Having an effective and comprehensive standard of conduct is the first step toward providing important guidance to your workforce.
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Compliance 101: The seven essential elements, Part 2: Designating a compliance officer and compliance committee
The roles of the compliance officer and the compliance committee are essential to preventing risk and maintaining an effective compliance program.
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Compliance 101: The seven essential elements, Part 3: Education
The compliance officer, the compliance staff, and the organization each have a different perspective on compliance training and education.
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Certification: Motivation for the encore certification candidate
Obtaining your certification is worth the effort, even if you have to take the exam more than once.
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Compliance 101: The seven essential elements, Part 4: Auditing & Monitoring
The OIG annual Work Plan and specific program guidance for your area of healthcare can form the foundation for a master plan for your auditing efforts.
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Compliance 101: The seven essential elements, Part 5: Reporting & investigation
Providing several avenues for reporting concerns and training employees how to use them will help potential whistleblowers overcome their fears and insecurities.
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CC&E Week: Top Ten List for success
A checklist of steps to ensure that you are hosting activities that are fun, engaging, informative, and within budget during your Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week celebration.
ct-2015-08-Wong-Johnson-Ruelas.pdf
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Compliance 101: The seven essential elements, Part 6: Enforcement & discipline
Enforcement and discipline pose a unique set of challenges, because failure to respond appropriately can undermine the entire compliance program and culture.
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Compliance training: The vantage point
Using marketing strategies to promote awareness, attract employees, and build the organization's brand helps boost compliance training engagement.
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Compliance 101: The seven essential elements, Part 7: Response & prevention
Six scenarios of non-compliance show how making fair and balanced responses and correcting deficiencies can help keep a compliance culture healthy.
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Too close for comfort: Employees (and their families) as patients
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Come Inspired, leave motivated
As a 3-time attendee, the author shares his experience at the 2015 Compliance Institute.
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Meet Walter E. Johnson (an interview by Stephanie Gallagher)
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The other annual work plan, Part 1
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The other annual work plan, Part 2
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The other annual work plan, Part 3
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ETHIKOS: Thanks to the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics for permission to post the following articles. Call SCCE at +1(952) 933-4977 or (888) 277-4977 with reprint requests. 

 

Everyday ethics: It's child's play
A comparison of childhood behavior and professional behavior in the competitive landscape.
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CC&E Week: Top Ten List for success
A checklist of steps to ensure that you are hosting activities that are fun, engaging, informative, and within budget during your Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week celebration.
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Everyday ethics: 1,000+ cable channels & limited diversity?
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Ethical leadership: Mentoring to influence corporate culture
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Compliance & Ethics Blog: Thanks to the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics for permission to post the following articles. Call SCCE at +1(952) 933-4977 or (888) 277-4977 with reprint requests.

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September 2016:

This month, I highlight a few bills focusing on the automotive industry.  

August 2016:

Suprise! Guess who is on the cover of Compliance Today? See my interview to learn more about me. 

July/August 2016:

Here is another article that reviews decision making from an  automotive enthusiast's perspective. Enjoy!

June 2016:

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!

February 2016:

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.

January 2016:

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!

December 2015:

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.

November 2015:

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.   

October 2015:

Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week is one month away.  This article provides tips to assist compliance professionals develop their strategy for celebrating the week.  

September 2015:

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. 

August 2015:

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. 

July 2015:

See the fifth installment of the Compliance 101 series. Read this article and the previous articles in the Publications section. 

May 2015:

See the fourth installment of the Compliance 101 series. Read this article and the previous articles in the Publications section. 

April 2015:

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.

March 2015:

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.

February 2015:

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.

January 2015:

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. 

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