Honesty

According to the Nolan Principles, honesty means: "Holders of public office should be truthful."

In conversation with Sophie Howe (Future Generations Commissioner for Wales) and Mark Butler (Executive Director and Partner, GGI), Jaco Marais (Head of CSR, GGI) explores honesty and its implication.

Is there a difference between truth and honesty? Is the principle of honesty pivotal to leadership? Does honesty mean something different in the public sector than it does in the private sector? Are leaders honest about the decisions and policies they make for the short-term while being dishonest by the omission of longer-term plans? Are we honest about the future?

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Honesty