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Dr Eva Tsahuridu

Eva formerly managed CPA Australia’s accounting policy team and looked after the ethics, professional standards and governance policy portfolio. She is currently an Industry Fellow at the School of Accounting at RMIT University.

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The Code, through NOCLAR, allows accountants to disclose a suspected illegality to an appropriate authority without being in breach of confidentiality.

NOCLAR: When public good means accountants should speak up

The challenge for oganisations is to make values and compliance work together.

Shared values or strong compliance (or both)?

Finding ethical solutions to work issues requires thinking outside the box, particularly if the box is empty of ethical content.

Thinking outside the box on ethics

From little things, big things grow.

How to prevent unethical behaviour taking root


Enough with the euphemisms! It's time for ethics to talk back.

The personal views that managers form about employees can have a significant impact on both the culture and climate in an organisation or work group

Are you a Theory X or Y manager? Here's why it matters.

Finding true north

Ethical help is at hand for those grappling with client confidentiality

 in the vast majority of organisations, bad news is not necessarily welcomed

Why leaders should face bad news head on

Do we behave better when we know we're being watched?

The eyes have it: Why we're more ethical when we're being watched

Unethical behaviour at work has wide-ranging impact

How unethical behaviour can harm our health

Culture matters. Here's why.

Culture is key to understanding wrongdoing in the workplace

In the bigger scheme of things

Breaking bad: 6 warning signs that your organisation has taken a wrong turn

Ethics at work: How accountants can build moral muscle

Who bears moral responsibility for organisations?

Who do you blame for poor ethical behaviour?

In January 2016, taxi drivers in Paris went on strike to protest against Uber and governmental charges

The Uber question you probably never asked

Ethics training at work will not work if it focuses on what people already know

Why values training is not effective


Why short-term thinking hurts businesses

People overestimate their ability to remain unbiased

What accountants should do where there’s a conflict of interest

There are steps you can take to respond to suspected fraud

Crossing the non-compliance line

Can the Volkswagen brand recover from this scandal?

Has unethical behaviour tarnished the Volkswagen brand forever?

Dangers of amorality

Amoral behaviour at work often goes unnoticed

Ethics at work shouldn't come from a toolkit

The importance of ethical culture at work

It's important to stop bad apples from doing wrong. But why not set up your organisation so everyone wants to do the right thing all the time?

How do you stop bad apples?

Are you passing the ethics buck at work?

There are no words to excuse a bad work ethic

Mind your double standards

Why managers share the responsibility for poor employee performance

What hat we wear is important. For professional accountants, keeping the accounting hat on is paramount.

Keep your accounting hat on

Intuition may help us do the right thing but it is not to be trusted blindly.

Should intuition be trusted on the job?

How close we are to colleagues directly impacts the decisions we make about them. It works in reverse, too.

Get to know your employees

Keeping promises is not just about fulfilling the moral obligations we impose on ourselves.

The promises we make