The Paradox of Employee Surveillance

For many people, the global financial crisis eroded trust in corporations and government. There was a double-digit decline in trust of large banks in particular, dropping from 69% before the crisis to 49% in 2013 in Edelman Trust data. These perceptions have ushered in a new paradigm of oversight between regulators and firms, both for banks and big business generally. And this increased oversight of companies has also created new dynamics between organizations and their employees, as executives try to control for any possibility of misconduct. ….[READ]