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Carillion: A Salutary Study in Corporate Values

The collapse of the construction company Carillion in 2018 sent shock-waves through the UK. Its behaviour was clearly at variance with its stated corporate values. Richard Higginson – with valued insights from Cal Bailey – explores what lessons can be learned from this sorry tale.

Click to read the full article (PDF opens in new tab). It was first published in Faith in Business Quarterly, Volume 20.4, pages 32-34.
Richard Higginson was Director of Faith in Business at Ridley Hall from 1989 until his retirement in 2018. He is now Chair of Faith in Business. He is a founder-editor of FiBQ and the author of several books, including Faith, Hope & the Global Economy and (with Kina Robertshaw) A Voice to be Heard. He is an international speaker on business ethics and the theology of work.


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