Ethics and Trust: An Interview with Robert Hoyk

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Green interviewed Robert Hoyk, co-author with Paul Hersey of a book that I highly admire: The Ethical Executive: Becoming Aware of the Root Causes of Unethical Behavior. After reading it, Green observes, “What grabbed me was their idea that ethics is usually considered a philosophical issue, but the management application of […]. Bob''s blog entries Advantageous Comparison Charles H. In 2009, Charles H.

A Tale of Two Cultures – New JVBL Article

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It includes my article “ A Tale of Two Cultures: Why Culture Trumps Core Values in Building Ethical Organizations.&#. The article examines the relationship between culture and ethics by comparing two organizations, Enron and Zappos. Admittedly, it is an unfair comparison. Their missions is to promote ethical and moral leadership and behavior by serving as a forum for ideas and the sharing of “best practices.”. Featured culture enron ethics Leadership zappos

The Grass Dilemma – Business Ethics Quiz? | Rajesh Setty

Rajesh Setty

About Portfolio Resources eBuzz Blog Home Blog Main Page The Grass Dilemma – Business Ethics Quiz? RSS Feed The Grass Dilemma – Business Ethics Quiz? I called it “The Grass Dilemma&# and it is a quick quiz on Business Ethics The Grass Dilemma (as posed by Vinay Khandpur) I am from India and it is considered holy to feed a cow! (I Translating it in simple terms, the question is what she is doing good business ethics? HELLO THERE AND WELCOME.

5 Signs Your Organization Might Be Headed for an Ethics Scandal

Harvard Business Review

Corporations often approach ethics as an individual problem, designing oversight systems to identify the “bad apples” before they can turn the organization into a “rotten barrel.” Bad apple explanations also fail to explain the string of ethical crises at Uber, the long-term impunity of powerful men who sexually harass colleagues, or any of the other ethics scandals we’ve seen this year. Ethics Digital ArticleVince Streano/Getty Images.

Pfizer’s Straight Talk on Culture

Michael Lee Stallard

In comparison, the word “employees” makes people sound more like a means to an end in order to achieve business results rather than unique individuals worthy of respect in and of themselves. People are more committed and loyal to an organization that is ethical.

Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

This is the distinction between what he terms the 'Character Ethic' vs the 'Personality Ethic' The prior depends on deep changes within each of us including our view of creating a legacy for future generations.

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Race Against Bias: Are we aware of our own unconscious bias?

HR Digest

For example, when a group to which you own loyalty to seems to be making an ethical decision, you try to balance your loyalty to the group by acting against your own ethical integrity. How do you feel when you have it, in comparison to how bad do you feel when someone else does?

A Simple Act Elevates All. | Rich Gee Group

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It’s a comparison lost on nobody, least of all Rudy himself. 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 A Simple Act Elevates All.

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Your Company Can Benefit If a Top Politician Is Your Friend

Harvard Business Review

For comparison, past researchers have estimated the returns to being connected to powerful officials at 5% in Italy and Turkey and 8% in China. Ethics The stock of companies whose top executives or major shareholders were friends of Nicolas Sarkozy outperformed other firms’ stock by 3% after Sarkozy’s election as president of France in 2007, according to Renaud Coulomb of the Paris School of Economics and Marc Sangnier of Aix-Marseille University.

Possibility Maximizer: The Leadership Quarterly

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You will find articles on topics like leadership development, succession planning, strategy and vision, and ethics -- just to name a few. You will find articles on topics like leadership development, succession planning, strategy and vision, and ethics -- just to name a few.

Decision-Making Best Practice 11 – Evaluate the Front Page Headline

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StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P.

Posts from Top Leadership Bloggers

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Laura Schroeder at Working Girl clears the ground for a comparison between our workplaces and a popular TV show in The Gleeful Workplace.

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The Big Picture of Business- Professional Education Necessary for Company Success

Strategy Driven

Don't base the training decisions on 'apples to oranges' comparisons. Generational work ethics and why young people need executive mentoring to 'go the distance' in their careers, offering value to the company and profession.

Big Data Is Not the New Oil

Harvard Business Review

The comparison, at the level it's usually made, is vapid. Here, perhaps we can invoke a comparison to fossil fuel in a useful way: where oil is composed of the compressed bodies of long-dead micro-organisms, this personal data is made from the compressed fragments of our personal lives.

The Recession Made U.S. Teenagers Less Materialistic

Harvard Business Review

For example, results from the 2008–2010 downturn, in comparison with the 2004–2006 period, showed a decline in the importance of owning expensive items such as new cars; meanwhile, the average view of the importance of having “a job that is worthwhile to society” rose from 3.15 Ethics The Great Recession partially reversed a decades-long trend among U.S.

The Big Picture of Business – Quality is Important for Business: Real Quality vs. Arbitrary Metrics

Strategy Driven

In order to complete the chain, organizations must insist that suppliers, professional services counselors and vendors show demonstrated quality programs, as well as ethics statements. It will provide comparisons between the realities and perceptions that are held.

People Don’t Want to Be Compared with Others in Performance Reviews. They Want to Be Compared with Themselves

Harvard Business Review

They also consider it fair when their evaluations are accurate and are conducted based on ethical and moral principles. We call those temporal comparison evaluations. We call those social comparison evaluations. Our findings demonstrate that employees consider temporal comparison evaluations to be fairer than social comparison evaluations. HBR STAFF/Schreiber Sons/nypl. People hate performance evaluations. They really do.

StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 52b – An Interview with Ken.

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StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P.

Lessons from the Best Global Brands 2010: Building trust and.

Strategy Driven

To the general public, it has come to epitomize the dysfunction of Wall Street—the greed, risk and lack of ethics that drove profits over the last twenty years, but went relatively ignored until the recent collapse.

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The Big Picture of Business – What Business Must Learn: Putting.

Strategy Driven

How much further should we extend ethics? Sadly, many of the perpetrators did not see lapses in ethics… it was legal and just business to them. By maintaining an awareness of further changing environments, there are further opportunities to be successful, ethical and move ahead of the competition. Yet, most CEOs were never trained on how to be CEOs, with all the responsibility, people skills, leadership and ethical management that must go along with the job.

The Big Picture of Business: Been There, Done That

Strategy Driven

Don’t base the business on ‘apples to oranges’ comparisons. Pro-bono community involvement is a factor because it indicates character, ethics and integrity. People Often Say They Have… But Really Haven’t! How to Pick the Right Consultants for Your Company.

Relational Leadership and Employee Retention – A Match, part 3.

Strategy Driven

This book will explore how our institutional leaders can make claim once again to ethical, fair, and purposeful practices that underscore the value of human beings as the linchpins of our society.

Relational Leadership and Employee Retention – A Match, part 2.

Strategy Driven

This book will explore how our institutional leaders can make claim once again to ethical, fair, and purposeful practices that underscore the value of human beings as the linchpins of our society.

Connecting with the 'Overqualified' Job Candidate: Why the Highly.

Strategy Driven

The article points out that ‘overqualified’ candidates tend to show a better work ethic, stay, on average, longer than less qualified candidates, and as long as they are empowered are actually happy workers. StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P.

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A tourist will always find… | Rajesh Setty

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So, may be, MAY BE you are here because you are where you are JUST because you were looking to be there Related Posts: The Grass Dilemma – Business Ethics Quiz? HELLO THERE AND WELCOME. You are a new visitor to this blog. Here you’ll find more than 1500 articles and mini-sagas on entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity and simply how to distinguish yourself.

The Science of Sounding Smart

Harvard Business Review

In comparison with those who read the transcripts, the evaluators who heard pitches judged the candidates to have greater intellect (to be more rational, thoughtful, and intelligent), on average.

The Big Picture of Business: The Realities of Networking

Strategy Driven

He had been using a pale-by-comparison, low-expertise competitor, and I thought he surely would want to grade up to the best. Curiously, that charity has been clouded by public investigations of questionable ethics and dubious fund-raising practices. This essay has taken 50,000 hours of my life to write. From wasted and misspent time come perspective and wisdom. Networking can be and should be a wonderful thing.

Morning Advantage: Microsoft's Downfall?

Harvard Business Review

A full 30% also said the structure of their compensation plans encouraged law-breaking or ethics violations. Makes the 16% who said they'd gladly engage in insider trading if they knew they wouldn't get caught look paltry by comparison. Vanity Fair 's Kurt Eichenwald takes a close look at what the magazine provocatively calls "Microsoft's lost decade" in a sprawling story this month.

Consumers Don’t Understand the Relationship Between Time and Speed

Harvard Business Review

First, in recent years, many industries have adopted standard performance metrics that allow consumers to make “apples-to-apples” comparisons between available offerings, but these standard performance metrics are almost always speed-based, not time-based.

How to Prepare the Next Generation for Jobs in the AI Economy

Harvard Business Review

Ethics also deserves more attention at every educational level. AI technologies face ethical dilemmas all the time — for example, how to exclude racial, ethnic, and gender prejudices from automated decisions; how a self-driving car balances the lives of its occupants with those of pedestrians, etc. Most of us regard self-driving cars, voice assistants, and other artificially intelligent technologies as revolutionary.

How Retailers Use Personalized Prices to Test What You’re Willing to Pay

Harvard Business Review

With regard to the side-by-side app comparisons, Orbitz attributed the price differences to the A/B tests that it employs or other anomalies that occur when setting millions of prices that regularly change due to dynamic pricing. A key question is whether personalized pricing, on the web or in-store, is ethical. Klaus Meinhardt/Getty Images. Have you ever looked up flights or hotels on an app on your phone, only to open your laptop and see different prices?

The Big Flaw in Corporate Sustainability Rankings

Harvard Business Review

To find out, we turned to political and business ethics research from the Center for Political Accountability (CPA) and the University of Pennsylvania's Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research. A full list of our comparisons is reported in our recent Newsweek/Daily Beast article "What Green Rankings Don't Tell You." ). Newsweek just released its fourth annual Green Rankings , grading the "greenness" of the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the world.

Why Your Customer Loyalty Program Isn’t Working

Harvard Business Review

Shoppers are rewarded for their loyalty to Walmart by having Walmart do comparison shopping for them. Loyalty here is as much about ethics as it is business.

What Every Executive Should Learn from Wal-Mart's Mistakes

Harvard Business Review

Bribery Act of 2010 makes the FCPA look meek by comparison and the UN Convention Against Corruption has spurred the European Union, China, and others to establish corporate integrity standards of their own. Wal-Mart made headlines recently for all the wrong reasons.

What Do Millennials Really Want at Work?

Harvard Business Review

The most glaring examples of faulty research are “studies” of Millennials that lack comparisons to any control groups of other workers or young people of other generations. Saturday Night Live recently featured a sketch poking fun at Millennials.

Google Glass Isn’t the Future of Wearables

Harvard Business Review

By comparison, most other types of wearables will be relatively cheap, and as socially unobtrusive as a ring or wristband. However, as I suggest in my HBR piece, we should vigorously question the ethics and effectiveness of any “asymmetrical” uses of HUDs. This shows each provider’s compliance results and, for comparison, those of her unit and facility. Everybody is hopping on the wearables bandwagon.

In the Fight Against Poverty, Work Is Our Most Powerful Weapon

Harvard Business Review

For example, Starbucks sources all its European espresso beans from fair trade certified producers, and Dutch company Fairphone sells the world’s first entirely fair trade Android phone, with batteries made from ethically mined minerals. Laura Schneider for HBR. Fourteen years ago, I left suburban Los Angeles to teach English in rural Ghana.

What to Do When You’re the Target of a Hurtful Office Rumor

Harvard Business Review

She was able to come up with creative new ways of building relationships and demonstrating her work ethic in her new workplace. They tear you down to make themselves look slightly better by comparison.” When Caroline moved to a new city to take on a job at a company she was thrilled to join, she was surprised when she had a hard time building friendships and positive relationships with her colleagues.

Want Less-Biased Decisions? Use Algorithms.

Harvard Business Review

There is even an academic conference every year at which researchers not only discuss the ethical and social challenges of machine learning but also present new models and methods for ensuring algorithms have a positive impact on society. If we find in some instances that algorithms have an unacceptably high degree of bias in comparison with current decision-making processes, then there is no harm done by following the evidence and maintaining the existing paradigm.

How to Work for a Workaholic

Harvard Business Review

What can you do to make sure you don’t look like a slacker in comparison? Your workaholic boss can’t complain about your work ethic if you’re delivering results and fulfilling your obligations. Some people just can’t seem to get enough of work.

Experiment with Organizational Change Before Going All In

Harvard Business Review

A comparison of the two sets of results tells us whether the drug improves patients’ symptoms and has side effects. When such simple randomization is not feasible due to logistics, ethics, cost, or sample size, more sophisticated analytical techniques can be employed. Think about the last time you considered introducing a significant change in your enterprise with the intention of improving organizational effectiveness.

When Did the U.S. Stop Seeing Teachers as Professionals?

Harvard Business Review

Often its members join in a professional organization, local, state, or national, which enunciates standards and ethics of professional performance sometimes with the powers of enforcement.” The survey notes for comparison purposes, “workers in the general population report that work is stressful 30% of the time.” J PAT CARTER/Getty Images. Teachers have had enough.

A Guide to Solving Social Problems with Machine Learning

Harvard Business Review

But even before we reach that stage, we need to make sure the tool is promising enough to ethically justify testing it in the field. That “human versus machine” comparison doesn’t get tripped up by missing labels for defendants the judges jailed but the algorithm wants to release, because we are only asking the algorithm to recommend additional detentions (not releases). It’s Sunday night. You’re the deputy mayor of a big city.