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PUBLIC GROUP: A public group with the goal to educate and inform GBTA and its members as to the necessity of integrating risk management into their global travel and meetings programs.

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144

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    it is good to see there are those that understand and seek to clarify/segment the significant differences between compliance and loyalty. Adhering to a company's policy on how much you can spend on a meal is not compliance, regardless of management and finance insist upon. Ensuring the company and traveller adhere to governing laws and specific legal requirements is compliance. Not paying taxes for local services such as Uber or Airbnb in jurisdictions where such serv...
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    Brad, 

    Duty of loyalty exists as long as employees are made aware of this responsibility. In some organizations and with US Government entities, after travel safety training has occurred, those trained acknowledge in writing that they have received the training and in the case of the US Government that they are now responsible for their own safety. If things go badly and  an employee does not follow policy or creates a dangerous situation that causes injury or loss, thei...
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    Michael, 


    To achieve the results you desire, the phrase duty of care ispoorly named. In many cases, it has the same excitement level toboth the travelers and employers as paying taxes. Strictly defined,a company has a duty of care obligation to match or exceed travelassistance services offered by peers and an employee has a duty ofloyalty to follow policy and utilize the services offered.Successful programs focus on providing integrated safety, securityand medical...
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    Michael Woodrum:
    Curious if anyone has been successful using duty of care as an argument to do more for the traveling employee?  I ask, because my experience has been if the organizations wants to do more already the idea of duty of care resonates.  If they don't, it doesn't resonate.  Meanwhile, most of the time this phrase seems to be utilized to sell a product.  Want to see whether my perspective is jaded or if this really can be articulated for change.

    Thanks.

    Michael,

    Gre...
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    Curious if anyone has been successful using duty of care as an argument to do more for the traveling employee?  I ask, because my experience has been if the organizations wants to do more already the idea of duty of care resonates.  If they don't, it doesn't resonate.  Meanwhile, most of the time this phrase seems to be utilized to sell a product.  Want to see whether my perspective is jaded or if this really can be articulated for change.

    Thanks.
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    Hi Everybody,

    ​During my experience in a Travel Risk Management (TRM) role, one of the issues I hear of most often is the difficulties of convincing upper level executives to comply with the travel security and safety standards defined in company policy.

    ​I hear a lot about Duty of Care in relation to employee business travel, but haven't seen discussion of the application of Duty of Loyalty in TRM. Is there anyone out there with expert knowledge, who can tell me if the conce...

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