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Ethical Leaders Care

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Many Programs Focus on Risk While many ethics programs focus on the risk side of ethics - compliance with laws and regulations, avoiding lawsuits, etc., there is an equally important side of ethics that involves helping others develop their own skills and abilities in ways that support the organization's mission.

Thinking Ethically: 5 Sources

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How Will People Learn to Think Ethically if We Don't Teach Them? While we place a heavy emphasis on corporate education and childhood education as a nation, we don't often see "learning to think ethically" on the classroom agenda or the corporate training schedule.

Ethical Grey Areas: Our Choices Define Us

Leading in Context

Grey Areas in Leading Ethically We see plenty of information about lying, cheating, stealing and other obvious ethical violations. It is more difficult to know what to do when we encounter behaviors that fall into ethical grey areas, particularly in term of relationships with other people.

Ethical Interpersonal Behavior Graphic: Red, Yellow and Green Zones

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This blog post features a Leading in Context® Graphic that shows red, yellow and green zones for interpersonal behavior in an ethical workplace. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization ethical ethics graphic interpersonal behavior Leadership leadership development Respect

Ethical Leadership Context

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The context for ethical leadership is broader than you may think. Here are some quotes that bring the concept to life: Ethical Leader Trends ethical ethical leadership context ethical leadership development ethics ethics training leadership ethics training quotes

Curiosity and Imagination Necessary Ingredients in Ethical Business

Leading in Context

How are curiosity and imagination related to ethics and business leadership? Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking ethical ethics leadership development leading ethicallyWhat happens in business environments where curiosity and imagination flourish?

LeadershipNow 140: September 2011 Compilation

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Here are a selection of tweets from September 2011 that you might have missed: @stevefarber: Want to solve the leadership crisis? wallybock.

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Ethical Leaders Care Part 2: In Action

Leading in Context

Author's Note: As a follow up to the post "Ethical Leaders Care", this post explores what demonstrating "Care" looks like in action. Leadership is fundamentally about relationships and ethical behavior. Caring for others and supporting their success is an important part of that responsibility.

Redefining Ethical Leadership in a Global Society

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As a society, we are beginning to redefine ethical leadership. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization blogs ethical business leadership ethics in leadershipThe change started quietly, fueled by a web of linked communication channels and a desire for a more civil way of dealing with each other.

Are You On Track For 2011?

Rich Gee Group

You’ve had 20 days to kick off 2011 the right way. Today is January 20th. You know, MAKE A DIFFERENCE. How’s it working for you? Smile or Die!

Behave Ethically by Respecting Others

First Friday Book Synopsis

There has been a lot of debate in the past few years about what is ethical in business. HBR newsletters Behave Ethically by Respecting Others "Students Teach Business Ethics" John Paul RollertHere is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

Shared Ethical Values: Global Consensus?

Leading in Context

As we struggle day-to-day with what ethics means in business, groups of concerned leaders around the world are studying common ethical values that could clarify ethical behavior and unite us in a common global code of ethics.

Five Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture

Eric Jacobson

Most employees would prefer to earn less working for an ethical company than being paid more and working for an unethical company.

The Compelling Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture

Eric Jacobson

Most employees would prefer to earn less working for an ethical company than being paid more and working for an unethical company.

Thinking Beyond Disciplines: Why We Need it

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Complexity Ethical Leader Trends ethical leader ethical leadership ethical leadership context ethical leadership development ethical leadership in a global society ethics training leadership development leadership ethics leading ethicallyWhat is Transdiciplinarity?

How to foster an ethical approach to leadership

Chartered Management Institute

I wrote recently about ethics in management and whether they really count. Ethics, and ethical management, are on the agenda more than ever before. Ethical leadership is defined through its actions, by communicating ethical messages, applying sanctions to wrong-doers, and role-modelling appropriate conduct.

“Respectful Workplaces” Video

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And Highlights Recent Research About Ethical Leadership “The Evolving Leadership Context: Respectful Workplaces” is a 5-minute leadership training [.].

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Medical Ethics in Wisconsin


Yes indeed, if I were to give a doctor’s note to someone without conducting a proper medical evaluation (however brief), I’d be guilty of improper behavior and ethics and could be brought before the medical licensing board. Fake medical excuses being handed out by doctors at the Wisconsin demonstrations? I’m a physician.

Is a cuddly toy the key to ethical behaviour?

Chartered Management Institute

Ethics have been a big talking point this year, not least due to the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed News International. New research by Harvard academic Sreedhari Desai suggests that the presence of a teddy bear in the boardroom may be all it takes to promote ethical behaviour from our leaders.

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Ethics Codes: Describing Expected Ethical Behavior

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Ethics Codes are Recommended You don't have to be a big business to stray (intentionally or unintentiaonally) into unethical business behavior. That's why ethics codes are recommended for any size business these days. Ethical Organization code of ethics ethics leadership development unethical business leadership

Reviving Work Ethic

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I read a short book - Reviving Work Ethic - A Leaders Guide to Ending Entitlement and Restoring Pride in the Emerging Workforce by Eric Chester. One of my strengths and one of the things that I attribute my business success to is my high work ethic. EMJ and SYNNEX were high work ethic companies. I love the topic. Banning it.

Another Nail in the Leadership Ethics Coffin?

Linked 2 Leadership

Once again the personal ethics of a national leader is brought into question. Leaders are legendary for moral lapses and Anthony Weiner is latest in a long line of those who have slid down that slippery slope of moral mis-management. Rolling Down Hill What needs to be remembered by all leaders is the impact that [.]. Values Measurements

Ethical Leadership: C-Suite Problems Should Be Corrected Quickly

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Ethical Leader Ethical Organization business ethics ethical ethical issues ethics training and developmentWhy Does C-Suite Behavior Matter So Much? C-Suite behavior matters because people do what they see the senior leaders do.

How To Start Fresh In 2011. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

We begin to hate ourselves and think we ‘lost our chance’ to change in 2011. We humans are a wily bunch nervous animals. Enjoy!

Ethics Training Shouldn’t Be Boring

Leading in Context

Ethics Training Shouldn't be Boring Keeping people engaged in the process of learning about ethical leadership is important. I see so many tweets from people attending ethics classes about how bored they are and how they already know the material that's being reviewed. Are these participants learning?

Leading Ethically is the New Leading

Leading in Context

To embrace the "New Leading," we need to realize that leadership and ethics are joined in important ways. Many leaders have traditionally thought of ethics and leadership as two different things. That fragmented way of thinking is part of why we've reached a point where there are so many examples of ethical violations in the news.

Planned Addiction: Based on A Narrow View of Ethical Responsibility

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Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking food additive planned addiction profitability focusChemicals that alter the brain and other human systems are still frequently being used in food and drink in place of natural ingredients, even though research is showing that they cause major harm to human health.

Are Sustainable Businesses Ethical?

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Are All Sustainable Businesses Ethical? Are all sustainable businesses ethical? Sustainability is multi-faceted and is just one of many areas of concern in leading an ethical organization. Not necessarily.

Put Ethics First, then Customers and Profits

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Everyone knows a business needs ethics, customers, and profits, but a lot of companies fail because they get the sequence wrong. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day Put Ethics First [comma] then Customers and Profits Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. The most common mistake is [.].

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100th Blog Post: The Ethical Leadership Training Challenge

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This graphic is a wordle of the article "Ethical Leadership Training: Why is it So Hard to Get it Right?" Ethical Organization Trends ethical ethical leadership context ethical leadership development ethics training leadership ethics trainingThe full article is posted on the LeadinginContext®.com

Leaders: Steps to Making an Ethical Decision

Linked 2 Leadership

Values Measurements Attitude Ethics leadership skills Lessons LearnedMoral Development and Leadership? What a concept! We all make decisions constantly. We decide what to wear, what to eat, whether to answer the phone, which route to take to work, and so on. We’re used to making decisions.

Future of Learning 2011

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Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Trends ethical leadership context ethical leadership in a global society ethics training leadership context leadership learning leading ethicallyPeople prefer to learn in their own ways, at their own pace, using the resources they choose.

What Does Respect Look Like?

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By Linda Fisher Thornton The Evolving Graphic This graphic is a revision of one originally published on April 27, 2011 and includes multiple changes based on reader feedback. It was created to help leaders visualize what respectful and ethical behavior looks like in organizations.

100 Systems Thinking Resources for Leaders

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Ethical Thinking business ethics blogs ethics in leadership leading ethically in organizationsSystems and connections are the stuff we and organizations are made of. To begin to solve today's complex problems, systemic and connected thinking is the kind of thinking we need to use.

Ask The Ethics Guy - How To Sack A Social Commitment

What Do You Want From Them

Maybe it's time to ask the Ethics Guy for help: (Yes, I'm much better at rationalizing than acting out this question.) The Ethics Guy a.k.a

What is Social Media Leadership?

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Here are some resources that will help you lead others through engagement with social media engagement and the new ways we communicate in business today: Ethical Leader Ethical Organization business ethics Leadership leadership skills on leadership what are leadership skills what is ethical leadership what is leadership

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2011 Most Ethical Companies

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Which companies are the world's most ethical? Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies 2011 at organizes the mostethical companies by industry and country. You may choose to rank based on Trust, Ethical Leadership, Innovation, Revenue, Advertising Spending or Industry. It depends on who you ask!

100 Trends to Watch in 2012

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Trends business ethics Leadership leadership skills on leadership what are leadership skills what is ethical leadership what is leadershipEnjoy!

Ethics, Leadership, and the Alamo: Where’s Your Line in the Sand?

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Values Measurements business Ethics Leadership Development Management Self-developmentThe story of the Alamo has always captured my attention, both as a kid and as an adult. I don’t know if this fascination grew because I have been a history buff most of my life, or if it has more to do with the spell that was cast upon me as a child by [.].

The Essence of Strategy (Part 2) | In the CEO Afterlife

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by John • October 30, 2011 • Human Resources , Leadership , Marketing , Strategy • 4 Comments. October 31, 2011 at 11:12 am.