Surveys and Studies

Surveys by year: 2014 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006-2005 | 2004-2002 | 2001-2000 | 1999 | 1998-1982

Surveys - 2014

"Global Market Sentiment Survey"
(CFA Institute, 2014)

"National Business Ethics Survey of the U.S. Workforce"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2014) 

"AlixPartners Annual Global Anti-Corruption Survey"
(AlixPartners, First Quarter 2014)

Surveys - 2013

"Attitudes of the British Public to Business Ethics: 10 Year Trends and 2013 Findings"
(Institute of Business Ethics, November 2013)

"2013/2014 Global Fraud Report, Who's Got Something to Hide?"
(Kroll, October 2013)

"2013 BDO Board Survey"
(BDO, September 2013)

"The Economy, Compliance, and Ethics"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association, September 2013)

"The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: Dirty Tricks in Buying and Selling"
(Four Pillars and Selling Interactions, September 2013)

"Civility in America, Corporate Reputation Edition"
(Webner Shandwick, KRC Research, and Powell Tate,  Mid-2013)

"In Focus: Compliance Trends Survey 2013"
(Deloitte and Compliance Week, August 2013)

"Litigation & Corporate Compliance Survey"
(AlixPartners, July 2013) 

"Compliance & Ethics Staff Salary Survey"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, June 2013)

"Growing Beyond: A Place of Integrity   12th Global Fraud Survey"
(Ernst & Young, June 2013)

"Navigating Today's Complex Business Risks   Europe, Middle East, India, and Asia"
(Ernst & Young, May 2013)

"Africa: Now Open for Business"
(AlixPartners, April 2013)

"Should Compliance Report to the General Counsel?"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, March 2013)

Surveys - 2012

"2012 Cross Industry Chief Compliance Officers Salary Survey"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, 2012)

"Retaliation: When Whistleblowers Become Victims"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2012)

"Honesty/Ethics in Professions" 
(Gallup, Novermber 2012)

"Sharp Decline in Those Who Think Businesses Behave Ethically"
(Institute of Business Ethics, November 2012)

"Brand Ethics Influence Consumer Buying Decisions"
(Northstar Consulting Group, November 2012)

"Data Breach Incident & Responses"
(Health Care Compliance Association & the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, October & November 2012)

"Fighting Foreign Bribery: Prosecutors Making it Harder for Companies"
(Transparency International: The Global Coalition Against Corruption, September 2012)

"PwC's 2012 Annual Corporate Directors Survey"
(PwC's Center for Board Governance, September 2012)

"Majority of Americans to Factor a Candidate's Commitment to Root Out Corporate Wrongdoing into Voting Decision, According to Labaton Sucharow Survey"
(Labaton Sucharow, September 2012)

"2012 BDO Board Survey"
(BDO, August and September 2012)

"Survey Shows Americans Largely Favor Business"
(Public Affairs Pulse: What Americans Think About Business, July 2012)

"Corporate Integrity at a Crossroads"
(Labaton Sucharow, July 2012)

"Broader Perspectives; High Performance. State of Compliance: 2012 Study"
(PwC and Compliance Week, June 2012)

"Gifts & Entertainment Policies 2012"
(Health Care Compliance Association & the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, June 2012)

"Best in Show: Cross-Industry Corporate Compliance Survey Results"
(Ernst & Young, May 2012)

"Deloitte Bribery and Corruption Survey 2012 Australia and New Zealand"
(Deloitte, April and May 2012)

"Antitrust: A Dangerous but Underappreciated Compliance Issue"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, March & April 2012)

"Global Anti-Corruption Survey"
(AlixPartners, March 2012)

"The Economy, Compliance, and Ethics"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association, February 2012)

"Do Corporations Invest Enough in Environmental Responsibility?"
(Yongtae Kim and Meir Statman, Journal of Business Ethics (Volume 105, Issue 1, January 2012)

"Ethics Concerns at a 30-Year High for Future Business Leaders"
(Journal of Business Ethics, January 2012)

"Seventy Percent of Consumers Avoid Products If They Dislike Parent Company, Weber Shandwick Survey Finds"
(Weber Shadwick, January 2012)

"Stress, Compliance, and Ethics"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association, January 2012)

Surveys - 2011

"Global Enforcement Report 2011"
(TRACE Anti-Bribery Compliance Solutions, 2011)

"Survey on Bribery and Corruption"
(KPMG, 2011)

"2011 National Business Ethics Survey"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2011)

"Blowing the Whistle on Workplace Misconduct"
(Ethics Resource Center, December 2010)

"Building a Corporate Reputation of Integrity: A Discussion Guide for Executives about Communications and Ethics"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2011)

"Business Moral Values of Supervisors and Subordinates and Their Effect on Employee Effectiveness"
(Ding-Yu Jiang, Yi-Chen Lin, and Lin-Chin Lin, Journal of Business Ethics, 2011)

"The Influence of Corporate Environmental Ethics on Competitive Advantage: The Mediation Role of Green Innovation"
(Ching-Hsun Chang, Journal of Business Ethics, December 2011)

"Chairman Fail in Governance Duty"
(Ruth Sullivan, Financial Times, November 27, 2011)

"Corporate Codes of Conduct: The Effects of Code Content and Quality on Ethical Performance"
(Patrick M. Erwin, Journal of Business Ethics, April 2011)

"Corporate Governance, Commitment to Business Ethics, and Firm Valuation: Evidence from the Korean Stock Market"
(Jinhan Pae and Tae Hee Choi, Journal of Business Ethics, May 2011)

"Companies Still Unprepared for FCPA, UK Bribery Act"
(Alexandra Theodore, Ethikos, 2011)

"Data Privacy: How Big a Compliance Challenge?"
(Health Care Compliance Association & Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics)

"Dodd-Frank: Big Headlines, Not-So-Big Impact"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association, July/August 2011)

"Determinants of the Effectiveness of Corporate Codes of Ethics: An Empirical Study"
(Jang B. Singh, Journal of Business Ethics, July 2011)

"Don’t Count Us Out"
(Jean Johnson, Jonathan Rochkind, and Samantha DuPont, Kettering Foundation and the Public Agenda, 2011)

"The Business Ethics Index as a Leading Economic Indicator"
(John Tsalikis, Journal of Business Ethics, 2011)

"The Impact of Ethical Behavior and Facets of Job Satisfaction on Organizational Commitment of Chinese Employees"
(Weihui Fu, Satish P. Deshpande, and Xiao Zhao, Journal of Business Ethics, June 2011)

"The Relationship Between Corporate Social Performance and Corporate Financial Performance in the Banking Sector"
(Maria-Gaia Soana, Journal of Business Ethics, May 2011)

"The Relationship Between Corporate Social Responsibility and Earnings Management: An Exploratory Study"
(Yongtao Hong and Margaret L. Andersen, Journal of Business Ethics, May 2011)

"Social Media and Compliance"
(Health Care Compliance Association & Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, February/March 2011)

"The Release of Statistics on Ethics and Compliance Programs in Enforcement Decisions: A Joint Report to the U.S. Department of Justice"
(Study performed by Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA), Ethics Resource Center (ERC), and The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE), January 2011)

Surveys - 2010

"Tone from the Top: Transforming Words into Action"
(PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2010)

"Trust in the Workplace: 2010 Ethics & Workplace Survey"
(Deloitte, 2010)

"Raising the Bar for Hedge Funds: Self-Policing Preferable to Over-Regulation"
(Stanley Goldstein and Frank Plantan, Policy Innovations, 2010)

"Do Green Businesses Have Happier Workers?"
(GreenBiz Staff, Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business, October 14,2010)

"Moving Women to the Top McKinsey Global Survey Results"
(McKinsey & Company, October 2010)

"The Evolving Role of the Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics & Health Care Compliance Association, October 2010)

"The Importance of Program Assessment: An SCCE Benchmarking Study"
(Rebecca Walker, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, October 2010)

"Top 10 challenges facing ethics & compliance executives"
(Ethical Corporation, May 2010)

"The Relationship Between the Board of Directors and the Compliance and Ethics Officer"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association, April 2010)

"The Convergence Challenge: Global Survey Into the Integration of Governance, Risk, and Compliance"
(KPMG International, February 2010)

"Have the Global Sentencing Guidelines Arrived? -A summary of the new OECD Recommendations Concerning Ethics and Compliance"
(Joe Murphy, CCEP, 2010)

"Ethical Leadership and Executive Compensation: Rewarding Integrity in the C-Suite"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2010)

"Driving Ethical Growth: New Markets, New Challenges"
(Ernst & Young, 2010)

"Directors Face New Questions: Not Just How Are We Doing but How Are We Doing It?"
(Thomas E. Holloran, Robert W. MacGregor, and David H. Rodbourne, Center for Ethical Business Cultures, 2010)

"Davos 2010: Opinion Poll"
(Telegraph UK, 2010)

Surveys - 2009

"Corporate Gifts & Entertainment: A Survey of Practices"
(Health Care Compliance Association & Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, March 2009)

"Weathering the Storm: The State of Corporate Citizenship"
(Boston College Carroll School of Management Center for Corporate Citizenship with the Hitachi Foundation, 2009)

"The Importance of Ethical Culture: Increasing Trust and Driving Down Risks"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2009)

"Ethics and Employee Engagement"
(Ethics Resource Center with the Hay Group, 2009)

"Saving the Company Comes at a Cost: The Relationship Between Belt-Tightening Tactics and Increased Employee Misconduct"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2009)

"Leadership Competencies for Corporate Citizenship: Getting to the Roots of Success"
(Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship with the Hay Group, 2009)

"Retaliation: The Cost to Your Company and Its Employees"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2009)

"Reporting: Who is Telling You What You Need to Know, Who Isn't, and What You Can Do About It"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2009)

"Milennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers: Who's Working at Your Company and What Do They Think About Ethics?"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2009)

"The Economy, Compliance, and Ethics"
(Health Care Compliance Association & the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, December 2009)

"Compliance and Ethics Officer Positioning: A Benchmarking Study"
(Rebecca Walker, Compliance and Ethics Professional, December 2009)

"Mapping Stakeholder Landscapes: The Influence and Impact of Global Stakeholders"
(Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship with The Global Education Research Network, November 2009)

"Financial Returns of Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Moral Freedom and Responsibility of Business Leaders"
(Peter deMaCarty, Business and Society Review, Fall 2009)

"Are You Protecting Your Organization Against E-Mail Misuse? A Benchmarking Study"
(Rebecca Walker, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, August 2009)

"Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Compliance: What are Companies Doing?"
(Health Care Compliance Association & Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, August 2009)

"Compensation, Performance, Compliance, and Ethics"
(Health Care Compliance & the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, May 2009)

"Anti-Corruption as Strategic CSR: A Call to Action for Corporations"
(Greg Hills, Leigh Fiske, & Adeeb Mahmud, May 2009)

"Gaining Ground - Integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment processes in emerging markets"
(International Financial Corporation, March 2009)

"Anticipating and Planning the Next Big Compliance Issue"
(Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics 2009 Interactive Workshop, 2009)

"2009 National Business Ethics Survey- Ethics in the Recession"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2009)

"Leading a Sustainable Enterprise"
(IBM Institute for Business Value, 2009)

"The Dynamics of Public Trust in Business - emerging Opportunities for Leaders"
(Arthur W. Page, Society and Business Roundtable Insitute for Corporate Ethics, 2009)

"Sustainable Value EABIS Research Project"
(European Academy of Business in Society, 2009)

"Overseas Bribery and Corruption Survey"
(KPMG, 2009)

"State of Sustainable Business Poll 2009"
(BSR/GlobeScan, 2009)

"Social Networking and Reputational Risk at the Workplace"
(Deloitte LLP, 2009)

"Analysis of International Ethical Standards in Accounting"
(Cheryl E. Mitchem, Virginia State University, USA International Business & Economics Research Journal, 2009)

Surveys - 2008

"Financial Disclosure 2008: A Survey of How Organizations Implement Financial Disclosure for Employees"
(Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics, December 2008)

"Partnering to Strengthen Public Governance: The Leadership Challenge for CEOs and Boards"
(World Economic Forum Global Corporate Citizenship Initiative, January 2008)

"Time Affluence as a Path toward Personal Happiness and Ethical Business Practice: Empirical Evidence from Four Studies"
(Tim Kasser, Kennon M. Sheldon, Journal of Business Ethics, 2008)

"The Ethics of American Youth"
(Josephson Institute of Ethics, 2008)

"The Ethics Landscape in American Business"
(Society for Human Resource Management Ethics Resource Center, 2008)

"Survey of Reporting on CSR by the Largest Listed Companies in 11 Central and Eastern European (CEE) Countries"
(Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program, 2008)

"New Leaders, New Perspectives"
(Net Impact in partnership with the Aspen Institute, 2008)

"International Corporate Responsibility Survey"
(KPMG, 2008)

"Implementing a Required Ethics Class for Students in Accounting: The Texas Experience"
(Issues in Accounting Education, 2008)

"Doing Good Business and the Sustainability Challenge"
(Economist Intelligence Unit, The Economist, 2008)

"2008 Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud & Abuse"
(Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 2008)

"Internal Whistleblowing and Sarbanes-Oxley Section 806: Balancing the Interests of the Employee and Employer"
(Kevin Rubinstein, New York Law School Review, 2007/2008)

Surveys - 2007

"The 2007 Oversight Systems Report on Corporate Fraud"
(Oversight Systems, Inc., 2007)

"Leading Corporate Integrity: Defining the Role of the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2007)

"Ethics, CSR, and Sustainability Education in the Financial Times Top50 Global Business Schools: Baseline Data and Future Research Directions"
(Journal of Business Ethics, 2007)

"Survey of Investors and Professional Financial Advisors on Corporate Governance and Reputation Issues"
(FTI Consulting and FD Financial Dynamics, October 2007)

Surveys - 2006 to 2005

"Critical Elements of an Organizational Ethical Culture"
(Produced by the Ethics Resource Center in partnership with Working Values, 2006)

"KPMG Forensic Integrity Survey"
(KPMG Integrity Survey, 2005-2006)

"Influence of Corporate Social Responsibility on Loyalty and Valuation of Services"
(Journal of Business Ethics, 2005)

"Does Higher Education Make the Grade in Institution-wide Ethics and Compliance Programs?"
(Business Society Review, 2005)

"Embedding Ethics in Business and Higher Education"
(Business Higher Education Forum, 2005)

Surveys - 2004 to 2002

"Does Superior Governance Still Lead to Better Financial Performance?"
(Strategic Finance – Oct 2004)

"Enronitis, Ethics and Compliance Survey"
(Value Based Management.net, 2004)

"Business Ethics and Compliance in the Sarbanes-Oxley Era"
(A Survey by Deloitte and Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2004)

"Is Ethics Education of Future Business Leaders Adequate?"
(Strategic Finance – Aug 2003)

"You've Got Mail... And the Boss Knows"
(Business and Society Review, 2003)

"Corporate Director and Corporate Counsel Poll on Corporate Governance"
(American Corporate Counsel Association (ACCA) and National Association for Corporate Directors (NACD), 2003)

"How Employees View Ethics in Their Organizations"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2003)

"Does Business Ethics Pay? Ethics and Financial Performance"
(Institute of Business Ethics, 2003)

"HR as Corporate Conscience: An Emerging Role?"
(The Human Resources Forum - White Paper, 2002)

"2002 Public Service Employee Survey"
(Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, 2002)

"BritishAmerican Business, Inc. Survey"
(Babinc, 2002)

Surveys - 2001 to 2000

"DO IT RIGHT: A Noted Author Explains Why an Ethical Business is a Profitable Business"
(MBA Jungle, 2001)

"EOA SURVEY: Companies Seeking To Integrate Ethics Through the Whole Organization"
(ECOA, 2001)

"Integrating Ethics and Compliance Programs: Next Steps for Successful Implementation and Change"
(Joseph, 2001)

"Organizational Justice and Ethics Program "Follow-Through": Influences on Employees' Harmful and Helpful Behavior"
(Trevino and Weaver, 2001)

"WorkUSA 2000: Employee Commitment and the Bottom Line"
(Walker Information Inc., 2000)

"2000 Organizational Integrity Survey"
(KPMG, 2000)

"National Business Ethics Survey (NBES) Vol. I: How Employees Perceive Ethics at Work"
(Ethics Resource Center, 2000)

"Managing Ethics and Legal Compliance: What Works and What Hurts"
(Arthur Anderson, 2000)

"Company Programs for Resisting Corrupt Practices: A Global Study"
(The Conference Board, 2000)

"Ethical Issues in the Employer-Employee Relationship"
(Walker Information Inc./Society of Financial Service Professionals, 2000)

Surveys - 1999

"1999 KPMG Business Ethics Survey: Managing for Ethical Practice"
(KPMG, 1999)

"Integrated and Decoupled Corporate Social Performance: Management Commitments, External Pressures, And Corporate Ethics Practices"
(Weaver, Trevino and Cochran, 1999)

"1999 National Business Ethics Survey"
(Walker Information Inc./ The Hudson Institute, 1999)

"Global Corporate Ethic Practices: A Developing Concensus"
(The Conference Board, 1999)

"Corporate Performance is Closely Linked to a Strong Ethical Commitment"
(Verschoor, 1999)

"Survey on Corporate Conduct and Professional Integrity in the Investment Management Industry"
(PricewaterhouseCoopers, 1999)

"Compliance and Values Oriented Ethics Program: Influence on Employees' Attitudes and Behavior"
(Weaver and Trevino, 1999)

"The Relationship between Social and Financial Performance: Repainting a Portrait"
(Roman, 1999)

"Corporate Ethic Programs as Control Systems: Influences of Executive 9. Commitment and Environmental Factors"
(Trevino and Weaver, 1999)                                                                                                                                         

Surveys - 1998 to 1982

"Globalizing a Compliance and Business Ethics Program"
(Texaco Inc./Ethics Officer Association, 1998)

"Technology and Ethics in the Workplace"
(ASCLU and ChFC with Ethics Officer Association, 1998)

"A Study of Compliance Practices in 200 "Compliance Aware" Organizations"
(Center for Business Ethics, 1995)

"Ethics Officers Gaining Acceptance At Many Firms Reveals"
(Center for Business Ethics, 1993)

"Instilling Ethical Values in Large Corporations"
(Journal of Business Ethics, 1992)

"Corporate Ethics Practices Survey"
(Conference Board, 1992)

"Are Corporations Institutionalizing Ethics?"
(Center for Business Ethics, 1986)

"Results of a Business Ethics Curriculum Survey Conducted by the Center for Business Ethics"
(Journal of Business Ethics, 1982)