Gordon Gekko, from the 1987 movie “Wall Street,” was right about one thing: The most valuable commodity is information.
Most business professionals get this. In fact, they spend their days drinking in key performance indicators (KPIs) like inventory turns, selling price margins, retained earnings, fixed asset turnover, discounted cash flow, price-to-earnings ratios, and sales projections. This data is vital for making rational judgments about strategy and the future allocation of corporate resources.
However, one set of KPIs generally absent from the list is anything associated with compliance and ethics program performance.