Should Companies Apologize?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 579 , Segment 3
Episode: French and UK Elections, Corporate Apologies, Cyber-Bullying
- Jun 22, 2017 11:00 pm
- 14:23 mins
Guest: Daryl Koehn, PhD, Wicklander Chair in Professional Ethics at DePaul University, Recipient of 2017 Master Teacher in Ethics Award from BYU Wheatley Institution We learn in kindergarten to say we're sorry when we wrong someone. It's a basic tenet of good behavior. But only in the last decade or so has it become common for corporate CEOs to publicly apologize when their company makes a mistake. When it comes to corporate apologies, it turns out that saying sorry isn’t enough. Getting the apology just right really matters.