Author Archives: Roger Steare

About Roger Steare

Roger is The Corporate Philosopher - a leadership, culture and ethics advisor to the Boards and senior executives of major corporations, public sector institutions, government and regulators. He is also Visiting Professor in the Practice of Organizational Ethics at Cass Business School. Roger's the 'grit in the oyster', challenging the dysfunctional and sociopathic corporate behaviours that destroy value. He invites people to stop and think in a compelling and inspiring, yet pragmatic way - with business leaders describing him as a disruptive thinker, critical friend and trusted advisor.

Is politics as morally bankrupt as it seems?

“Politics have no relation to morals” – Niccolo Machiavelli As the lobbying scandal delivers the latest body blow to the public’s trust and confidence in the political system, it seems hard to disagree with Machiavelli’s suggestion that politics have no relation to morals. Examples of such wrongdoing are so prevalent amongst the political elite that they almost appear to be part of the normal “rules … Continue reading Is politics as morally bankrupt as it seems? »