Ethics

Coaching Tip

At a time when fraud, sexual harassment, and other forms of workplace misconduct are making daily headlines, ethics has become as indispensable a tool for the modern workplace as technology or finance. In TAKING ETHICS SERIOUSLY , author John Hooker, provides an intellectual framework for deciding whether an action is ethical. Hooker brings his extensive background in philosophy, logic, and management science to the rigorous analysis of ethical dilemmas.

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Critical Roles of the (Ethical) CEO

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton There have been many stories about unethical CEOs in the news, but not as many about the good ones. That''s a shame, because the ethical CEO is a positive powerhouse - devoted to serving employees, customers, and communities. I thought it would be helpful to describe some of the critical functions of the ethical CEO that enable organizational success.

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Ethics

Coaching Tip

At a time when fraud, sexual harassment, and other forms of workplace misconduct are making daily headlines, ethics has become as indispensable a tool for the modern workplace as technology or finance. In TAKING ETHICS SERIOUSLY , author John Hooker, provides an intellectual framework for deciding whether an action is ethical. Hooker brings his extensive background in philosophy, logic, and management science to the rigorous analysis of ethical dilemmas.

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5 Ways CEOs Can Build an Ethical Culture

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton CEOs are in a unique position to make ethics a priority through their everyday actions, but simply modeling ethics isn''t nearly enough. Here is a starting list of 5 actions CEOs can take that move organizations toward an ethical culture. Ethical Organization ethical culture ethical leadership ethical leadership context ethical leadership development ethical leadership in a global society

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9 Ethical Roles: Is Your Leadership Team “All In”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I blogged a while back about the Critical Roles of the (Ethical) CEO. I realized later that these important ethical roles apply not just to CEOs, but also to all senior leaders in an organization. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization developing ethical leaders ethical business ethical leadership leadership roles leadership skills

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Work Ethic

Execupundit

on the work ethic of several prominent people. Don't CEOs just hang around golf courses and country clubs and occasionally bark an order over the phone before returning to their three-martini lunch Here's an interesting article from Inc. Hold on.

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CEO Next Door Book Reveals Four Key Behaviors Of Successful CEOs And Busts CEO Myths

Eric Jacobson

The CEO Next Door is the new book that offers career advice for everyone who aspires to rise in their organization and achieve their full potential. The results of the research burst several myths surrounding CEOs. Worse, it prevents people with CEO potential from leading companies.

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Leading Ethically in 2014 (The Mindset and Action Steps)

Leading in Context

These timely articles published in Fox Business, The CEO Magazine, the Management Excellence Blog and the LeadBig Blog, detail the mindset for ethical leadership success and the specific action steps that leaders can take to be intentional and proactive about ethical leadership. Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking

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The 7 Lenses of Ethical Leadership

Leading Blog

This post is by Linda Fisher Thornton the author of 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership. Our understanding of "ethical leadership" has not been clear enough to guide us through today’s complex ethical choices. 7 Lenses™ of Ethical Responsibility.

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To Understand Complexity, Use 7 Dimensions of Ethical Thinking

Leading Blog

T HE BOTTOM LINE is that there is no “good leadership” without ethical thinking. The thinking that powers leadership choices must be grounded in ethical values or the impact on important constituents will be overlooked. 7 Lenses™ of Ethical Responsibility.

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Maybe It’s time for a new CEO – a Chief Ethics Officer

First Friday Book Synopsis

The name of this position should be CEO – Chief Ethics Officer. Randy's blog entries Chief Ethics Officer ethics Farhad Manjoo Jamie DimonI think it is time for a new executive officer on every leadership team. Though I doubt that these initials are available). First, do no harm…” We’ve got a serious problem, and it is going to take some serious solutions. Now, there is [.].

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See the Big Picture to Succeed as a CEO

Great Leadership By Dan

Summer Sanders CEOs must see the upcoming organizational challenges from multiple perspectives with a big picture. The visionary CEOs like Richard Branson, Warren Buffett and Lou Gerstner have an innate ability to see the big picture. He is the legendary chairman and CEO of the biggest shareholder company—Berkshire Hathaway headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Emphasize ethical values. CEOs M.S.Rao strategic thinking Warren Buffett

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Should CEOs Have Term Limits? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on July 7th, 2010 by admin in Leadership , Operations & Strategy , Rants By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I have read some interesting articles and blog posts of late on the subject of CEO term limits, and felt this topic worthy of discussion.

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3 Small Steps for a CEO, One Giant Leap for a Leader

In the CEO Afterlife

Fast forward to 2012 and “answering e-mails” would surely bite into the time-starved CEO’s work week. CEOs who invest their time advancing their company’s business model or seeking a new one are adding value to their organizations. Maybe they’ll work for you or for your CEO.

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A CEO sends $2 million message

The Organized Executive's Blog

Ethics Leadership DevelopmentThis content requires a subscription. PLEASE LOGIN. Email Address: Password: Forgot Password? |. Setup Username/Password. Subscribe today to get: The nation's premier newsletter for tips and advice on workplace success. Expert advice on speaking, writing, managing, networking and even marketing more effectively.

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Ethical Dilemmas: Free Choice or Corporate Memes

Coaching Tip

A good example of a corporate meme expressed during the financial crisis (even as the subprime crisis worsened) by Charles Prince, former CEO of Citigroup: "As long as the music is playing, you've got to get up and dance," he said. In " Giving Voice to Values ," author Mary C.

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Are Veterans More Ethical Leaders?

LDRLB

A recently completed working paper by Efaim Benmelech of Harvard and Carola Frydman of Boston University, studied companies run by CEOs with military experience from 1980 to 2006 with the intent of examining whether military experience led to a signature leadership style. The researchers compiled the names of CEOs from American’s top companies during that time and flagged those with prior military experience. In modern times, only 8 percent of CEOS have prior military service.

Could Microsoft's First CEO Become Its Third CEO?

Coaching Tip

With the news that Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally won''t be riding to Microsoft''s rescue, many Microsoft investors are disappointed. An article about Bill Gates described how he deliberately carved out two “Think Weeks" a year while he was CEO of Microsoft.

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Business Proverbs and BS | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife. Ultimately, customers will respect you for your honesty and your service ethic; if they don’t. The CEO’s First Responsibility is to the Shareholders. I can vouch for that in the CEO afterlife; I remember people, not profits. Main menu Home.

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Leading in Context® Blog Index

Leading in Context

Linda Fisher Thornton, CEO/Owner, Leading in Context LLC, LeadinginContext®.com Ethical Leader Ethical Organization business ethics complexity context ethical business leadership ethical leadership ethical leadership context ethics training leadership ethics training leading ethically leading ethically in organizations management and leadership Responsible Leadership

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Chief Leadership Officer: Disrupting the CEO Status Quo

Lead Change Blog

Why shouldn’t she be a CEO? Calling herself a CEO is the accepted norm. Bill, in his late 50s, worked hard to be tapped as the CEO by the board. He works even harder as the CEO. Chris and Bill are at two ends of the same CEO-led management system.

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Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 51 | Steven Aldrich, CEO, Posit Science

Weekly Leader

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

In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife. The ethic of more balls in the air, more chances of success lurks in their subconscious. The CEO said, “We’re in the peace-of-mind-business.” Formerlife: CEO of Jacobs Suchard (Nabob, Kraft), Strategy/Branding Consultant.

Green Company, Red Products, Black Ink | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife. There’s unlikely a responsible CEO in America who hasn’t at one time, said, “You know what folks? I am a member of Houweling’s Board of Directors and a big fan of Casey Houweling, the greenhouse grower’s energetic and visionary CEO. Main menu Home.

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Former Fortune 500 CEO Tells his Story

Coaching Tip

Behind the Mask" proves that treating people fairly, compensating them for good work and giving them a voice is not only ethical, but highly profitable. "I Donald F. Hastings has been retired for some years and has the luxury of time: like spending it reading about and/or watching world events. . He cringes at the latest embarrassing scandal in Washington, D.C. or laments the fact that manufacturing has made a mass exodus overseas.

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Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Developing The CEO Within You. What other elements do you feel play a key role in defining you as CEO material?

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Discover Your CEO Brand - book review

CEO Blog

I have been thinking a lot lately about my brand - specifically, my CEO brand. My brand includes things like highly creative (from a business view), high work ethic, time management guru , reader/constant learner, passionate about self development and maximizing people to be the best they can be, health guy, tech nerd, investor, social media expert etc. Discover Your CEO Brand - Secrets to Embracing and Maximizing Your Unique Value as a Leader by Suzanne Bates.

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An Interview with Mark Schoenwald President/CEO of Thomas Nelson

Ron Edmondson

Mark recently replaced the well-known Michael Hyatt as CEO of Nelson. The message is work ethic counts. Once you have established a reputation of a strong work ethic and great attitude, people and opportunities will find you.

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Leadership Skills that Inspire!

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Current Affairs Ethics Leadership Memes What is Work life leadership skillsOver his four decades focusing on high-level executives, Fred Halstead has come to recognize and understand the distinguishing traits of high-performing leaders. In "Leadership Skills that Inspire Incredible Results" , Halstead emphasizes the power and payoff of sharpening fundamental leadership abilities, including: Listening actively.

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Leading from a Strong Moral Center

Coaching Tip

In my book, 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership , I describe four principles that work together to provide a clear and actionable moral compass : . Each day, the world changes in ways that “move the ethical bar.” Ethical Leadership.

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The Leadership Lab

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ethics Leadership Personal Coaching Self-Awareness Skills What is Work lifeLeaders schooled in rational, left-brained thinking need to adapt to changing political, social and technological forces.

Good Brands Gone Bad | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife. Despite pervasive recall awareness, we have CEOs, many who run companies with substantial capacity to maim the domain of life, with their heads in the sand. Formerlife: CEO of Jacobs Suchard (Nabob, Kraft), Strategy/Branding Consultant. Main menu Home.

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EBay CEO Meg Whitman to Retire :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Meg Whitman, 51, has been quoted saying a CEO should never stay with the same company for more than 10 years, because by that time the company needs a fresh outlook.

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Imperfect Leadership

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Current Affairs Ethics Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills Success Tips What is Work lifeSuccess isn't about being perfect and always making the right choices. Successful management is the result of understanding and accepting your own humanity. Then you can become a truly successful leader. Then you can become perfect in your own imperfection.

How to Select a CEO for the Collaboration Economy

LDRLB

These seven questions can help you figure out whether a CEO candidate is truly right for the job. Does the CEO view his position as his right or his privilege? I approach my role as CEO as one of privilege, responsibility and stewardship.

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Why Directors Should Give a Damn About Culture

In the CEO Afterlife

During my tenure as a CEO, my Board of Directors never challenged me with questions pertaining to the corporate culture. Other than ensuring an ethical environment in the organizations they govern, I suspect today’s Boards still don’t give culture the attention it deserves.

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Avon CEO Andrea Jung Takes Seat on Apple's Board :: Women on Business

Women on Business

NASDAQ: APPL ) has named Andrea Jung , CEO of Avon  (NYSE: AVP ), as the eigth member of its board of directors. Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, stated that Jung will bring a “new dimension&# to the company’s board.Â

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The Benefits Of Working For an Ethical Company

The Idolbuster

It’s so hard in fact, that I don’t think it’s worth trying if you aren’t the CEO, and even then it may not be possible. It is true that no place is perfect, but there is a dramatic difference in the ethical climate between companies. According to a large statistical meta-analysis of the business ethics literature, the presence of a code of conduct is not correlated with actual behavior in the company. Chapter 6: The Invisible Hand Of the Company part 10.

3D Team Leadership

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Current Affairs Ethics Failure Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills Success Tips What is Work life value addingThree major pitfalls that severely limit a team's potential to be effective. The first pitfall encountered is that leaders and companies promote an entirely "there is no "I" in teams" ideology.

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Leaders Search to Know Thyself

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ethics Leadership Memes Self Assessment Self-Awareness Skills Success What is Delphi develop Greece know thyself leadership coaching self-actualization Self-Aware self-awareness Stanford Graduate School of Business True North

The Seven Signs of Great Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Bruce Hartman : The CEO of Footlocker, Matt Serra, once said to me, “It’s lonely at the top. Making ethics a part of the culture A critical trait I noticed in great leaders was a consistent set of ethics. Bruce Hartman CEOs leaders leadership

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Miss Universe Connection

Coaching Tip

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Current Affairs Ethics Games Leadership Memes Safety & Security Tips What is Donald Trump Donald Trump Jeffrey Toobin Jr. Donald Trump kept the Miss Universe Pageant true to its origins as a swimsuit competition by setting the ceremony in warm-weather locations. Only once did Trump steer the pageant away from temperate environments--in November, 2013, when Miss Universe took place in Russia.

Why Great Brands Lose Their Way

In the CEO Afterlife

I am making the case for CMOs and CEOs to recognize the necessity of their own direct and passionate involvement as chief brand custodians. This top management ethic is essential to brand resilience. Never in the history of marketing has there been so much talk about branding.

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