CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman (right) has set a tone from the top that can trickle down and infect other aspect of the company’s willingness to comply with ethical standards. Photo: Handout CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman (right) has set a tone from the top that can trickle down and infect other aspect of the company’s willingness to comply with ethical standards. Photo: Handout
CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman (right) has set a tone from the top that can trickle down and infect other aspect of the company’s willingness to comply with ethical standards. Photo: Handout
Mark Agnew
Opinion

Opinion

View From The Edge by Mark Agnew

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman’s George Floyd scandal is a lesson in corporate compliance and how not to set a tone from the top

  • The tone from the top is the foundation by which all other members of an organisation can base their behaviour, and CrossFit’s tone is rotten

CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman (right) has set a tone from the top that can trickle down and infect other aspect of the company’s willingness to comply with ethical standards. Photo: Handout CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman (right) has set a tone from the top that can trickle down and infect other aspect of the company’s willingness to comply with ethical standards. Photo: Handout
CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman (right) has set a tone from the top that can trickle down and infect other aspect of the company’s willingness to comply with ethical standards. Photo: Handout
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Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew joined the Post in 2017 to capture the booming extreme sports scene in Hong Kong. He has been involved in outdoor and extreme sports his whole life. Since living in Hong Kong, his interest has expanded to endurance sports, including ultra-running and long distances ocean rowing.