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Profiling, Crisis- and Hostage Negotiation

The Business of Kidnapping:

The business of kidnapping: inside the secret world of hostage negotiation
Official policy in the UK and US – unlike in many other countries – is to never make concessions to kidnappers. Those taken sometimes die as a result. Is it time to rethink?

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Update: Culture Change

Government Commissioner for sexual misconduct and sexual violenceNew guidance against sexual misconduct focuses on cultural change in the workplace Government commissioner for sexual misconduct and sexual violence Mariëtte Hamer is releasing a new edition of the guide for organizations on sexual misconduct in the workplace. This follows a prototype that appeared last year. The most […]

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Annual Report of the House for Whistleblowers:

Increase in Reported Suspicions of Misconduct in 2023 In 2023, 369 individuals who suspected misconduct at work contacted the House for Whistleblowers (Huis voor Klokkenluiders) for advice. This marked a 50% increase compared to the previous year. The complexity of the suspected misconducts also increased. The implementation of the Whistleblower Protection Act and media attention […]

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Confidential Counseling Integrity Organizational Culture Psychological Safety

Psychological Safety Levels the Playing Field for Employees

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION / ARTICLE by BCG JANUARY 04, 2024 We found this interesting BCG publication by Nadjia Yousif, Ashley Dartnell, Gretchen May, and Elizabeth Knarr and felt compelled to share it here. If you read through here, you understand why we are excited about this research, which ties Psychological safety to retention and workplace satisfaction. The Services […]

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Hello world!

Here is our new website, lovingly created in Rotterdam!

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Confidential Counseling Integrity

Confidential Counselor, Internal or External?

INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL? In the latest issue of Dentista, the professional magazine for the dental world (dentists/orthodontists), this article, to which we contributed, was recently published. Lately, there has been increasing attention to unwanted behavior in the workplace. However, this attention has not yet led to a decrease in such behavior. As a result, the […]

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Confidential Counseling

Number of confidential counselors has significantly increased in the past five years.

The total number of confidential counselors in the Netherlands has significantly increased over the past five years. At the beginning of 2018, there were 199 confidential counselors registered with the Chamber of Commerce (KVK). In the fourth quarter of 2023, this number has almost quadrupled to 889 confidential counselors. Number of Confidential Counselors in the […]

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Integrity

Mayors, aldermen, and council members embroiled in controversy: ‘Integrity is a black box.’

Een burgemeester die beticht wordt van seksueel grensoverschrijdend gedrag, een voor corruptie veroordeelde wethouder die toch terug mag keren of raadsleden die elkaar aan de haren trekken. De afgelopen jaren raakten meer dan honderd lokale bestuurders in opspraak, maar het zicht op misstanden is beperkt.