Holding Companies to Account
How can big companies be held to account by parliaments? Is it right for politicians to grill CEOS about the failings of their companies, or is it just public humiliation which stirs up anti-business sentiment, and doesn't actually change behaviour?
Plus our resident comedian Colm O'Regan brings us the truth about business books. Can self-improvement guides help the culture of banking and big corporations?
Lesley Curwen's guests this week are Maurice Pratt, former chairman of RBS bank in Ireland and former boss of Tesco Ireland, and now head of a pro-Europe body; Bundeep Singh Rangar, Chairman of IndusView which advises multi-nationals on business opportunities in India and Roger Steare, Visiting Professor of Organisational Ethics, and Corporate Philosopher in Residence at the Cass Business School in London.