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“Ethical Thinking Isn’t Automatic”

Leading in Context

"For ethical leadership to stick, the culture needs an infrastructure that consistently supports acting on stated values.Ethical cultures treat ethical thinking as something that must be cultivated, demonstrated, and practiced over time.".

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Who’s Accountable For Ethical Artificial Intelligence?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Who is accountable for ethical artificial intelligence? I was recently invited to answer those questions in a guest blog post published on the EDUCAUSE Professional Development Commons and EDUCAUSE Review.

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Ethical Leadership: Beyond Insight to Action

Leading in Context

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This post is the first in a Series exploring 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership as we approach IoT Day on April 14th. Unlike the software design projects of the past, working in the IoT takes us into completely uncharted ethical territory.

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This is Part 2 in a Series exploring 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership in celebration of IoT Day on April 9th. Part 1 included an Introduction and the importance of Ethical Foresight.

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 5)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Part 1 in this series introduced 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership and the importance of ethical foresight. Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 explored the dimensions of Ethical Design, Legal Compliance. and Human Impact. Today's post explores a new dimension - Evolving Ecosystem.

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10 Things Ethical Leaders Believe

Leading in Context

To confirm what those values are that should guide our choices, this week I'm sharing my Manifesto What Ethical Leaders Believe. This Manifesto frames ethical leadership in clear language, and is shareable under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License. It includes 10 Things Ethical Leaders Believe that transform their leadership and their organizations.

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 3)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Part 1 in this Series on 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership focused on the importance of Ethical Foresight. Part 2 introduced 5 Ethical Dimensions of the IoT and explored the 1st dimension - Ethical Design. Part 3 discusses Legal Compliance, the 2nd dimension.

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 6)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Part 1 in this series on 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership focused on the importance of Ethical Foresight. Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5 explored the dimensions of Ethical Design, Legal Compliance. Human Impact. and Evolving Ecosystem. Part 6 will conclude the series with the final dimension - Public Good.

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 4)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Part 1 in this series on 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership focused on the importance of ethical foresight. Part 2 and Part 3 introduced two dimensions - Ethical Design and Legal Compliance. Today's post explores a new dimension - Human Impact.

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17 Leadership Paradoxes

Leading in Context

This Center for Creative Leadership video succinctly introduces 6 paradoxes in the essential leadership skills required in a post-COVID world.

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The Complexity of Ethical Thinking and Decision Making (Part 2)

Leading in Context

No matter how much effort it takes to understand the context (whether we like it or not) we can't expect to make an ethical decision without it. To use ethical thinking and decision-making, we must always remind ourselves that the SUBSET is not the whole. . By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series I looked at the importance of Deep Thinking. In Part 2, we'll be considering the Context.

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Managing Ethical Leadership as a Performance System

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When we think about ethical leadership as a performance system, we get a higher level view of what it takes to develop ethical leaders. This graphic shows what an integrated ethical leadership performance management system might look like. Ethical Organization Trends ethical leadership ethical performance ethical performance management ethics what is ethical leadership

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Human Leadership is the Leadership We Need

Leading in Context

As we struggle with compounding challenges around the world, people are more and more frequently seeking information about human or humane leadership. Ethical Leader ethical leadership development Ethical Organization ethics & talent management quotes Trends ethical leader ethical leadership ethical talent management ethics and management what is human leadership

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The Complexity of Ethical Thinking and Decision Making (Part 3)

Leading in Context

Embracing Complexity is Part of Leadership Complexity has become a way of life. To make ethical decisions, we must embrace it and incorporate it into our thinking process. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking complexity in leadership ethical decision-making ethical leadership development ethical thinking and action leadership and management

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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. And if the leaders they manage don't carry these roles throughout the organization, there will be gaps in the culture.

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How to Be Human (Together)

Leading in Context

The second explains why values transcend borders and boundaries, and the third explains that how we perceive people who are 'different' impacts our behavior and our ethics.

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February 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Diana explains: “The ability to delegate is a key leadership competency. Yet many supervisors and managers on the road to becoming valuable and valued leaders fail to do so. Development.

Ignoring Toxic Leadership is Not Worth the Tradeoffs

Leading in Context

Organizations that delay dealing with toxic behavior find that it spreads and erodes the integrity of an ethical culture. Toxic behavior is a problem in organizations across industries and it's often ignored because leaders fear the consequences of having performance conversations.

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How Ethical a Change Leader Are You?

Lead Change Blog

However, what worked best was modelling ethical leadership throughout, providing an alternative approach that most had never experienced. Why I believe in ethical leadership—and why you should too. In November 2013, I participated in a national survey run by the CMI and MoralDNA to assess the personal ethical values of a range of professional leaders and managers. The post How Ethical a Change Leader Are You?

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11 Paths To Ethical Leadership Competence

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Developing competent ethical leaders is a huge challenge. Complexity Context Ethical Leader leadership and management leadership competence leadership skills what is ethical leadership Why is it so difficult? We live in a globally-connected society, and are expected to be globally-aware. We are dealing with catastrophic change and uncertainty.

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Building an Ethical Leadership Culture (Webcast)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton I was recently invited to co-present an ASTD Public Manager Webcast “Developing Ethical Leaders and an Ethical Government Brand” with John Umana. Ethical Organization ethical culture ethical leadership ethical leadership development ethics training leadership development

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The Future of Education: Ethical Literacy For Handling Global Complexity

Leading in Context

A focus on "knowing" must be replaced with a focus on "how to think, problem solve and successfully navigate global complexity using ethical values.". Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends ethical leader ethical leadership ethics leadership and management leadership development responsible education

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March Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March Leadership Development Carnival! Rebecca Elvy of Rebecca Elvy provided The Critical Leadership Skill Most Leaders Don’t Have. Strong communication skills are paramount to successful leadership. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided Successful Leaders Are Great Communicators: How to Connect with Your Employees. Development. Jon Mertz of Thin Difference submitted The True Test of Leadership Development: Hiring or Promoting?

Are We Focusing on Employee Engagement Metrics (And Missing the Point)?

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June 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Chip Bell shared The Secret Sauce of Leadership Communications. Jesse explains: “According to Warren Bennis, ‘Just about everything written today about leadership and organizations comes from Mary Parker Follett’s writings and lectures.’

June 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, employee performance and engagement, personal and professional development, productivity, team building, and more. tragedy developed the ability to lead quickly. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided The Seven Signs of Great Leadership. Development. Leadership.

Ethics Is Serious Business

Great Leadership By Dan

Maintaining our social infrastructure also requires know-how, because we must develop ground rules that make our social practices sustainable. The field that provides this kind of know-how is called ethics. This means that ethics is serious business. Ethical dilemmas are at least as hard to resolve as engineering problems, and at least as urgent, particularly in our complex and fast-moving world. But how does one recognize ethical competence? ethics John Hooke

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June 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

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Welcome to the June 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! I tend to compare summer leadership to summer school. Bill Treasurer of Giant Leap Consulting provided How to Manage Your Boss. Bill recaps, “Leadership isn’t always about managing your direct reports. Sometimes you have to know how to ‘manage up.’ Managing your boss is an essential part of leadership.”

July 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, employee performance and engagement, personal and professional development, productivity, team building, and more. This scenario, lone wolf promoted to manager followed by team disaster, is both predictable and avoidable. Development. Learning to self-observe is a powerful leadership practice.

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. We know from recent widespread ethical lapses in the business world that some leaders do not fully consider what will happen to others when they take actions that profit them and their businesses. Ethics

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July 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Dan Rockwell of Leadership Freak wrote recently about assets that help leaders extend their influence. Before highlighting each of the assets, Dan wrote, “Leadership isn’t about status, position, salary, or title. Anne Perschel of Germane Coaching and Consulting provided Leadership Manifesto – Why You Need One and How to Get Started.

Truth and Misinformation: How to Spot False Narratives (Part 4)

Leading in Context

Complexity Context ethical decision-making Ethical Leader ethical leadership development Ethical Thinking ethical leadership ethical thinking skills ethics in management evaluating informationBy Linda Fisher Thornton To wrap up a recent series of posts about truth, misinformation and how to spot false narratives, here is a summary of key points and questions for discussion.

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January 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Chris Edmonds of the Purposeful Culture Group contributed Culture Leadership Charge: The Right Culture Matters. David shares a better way to meet your leadership challenges.” Jesse Lyn Stoner of the Seapoint Center shared Do an Ethics Check to Navigate the Gray Zone. Jesse Lyn recaps, “It’s easy to know what’s ethical when your choices are clear-cut.

April 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! ” In other words, someone who stocked the dairy section was as empowered to share positivity through leaving a note on a store-wide gratitude board as was the manager. As I read through this month’s Leadership Development Carnival entries, I felt a bit of the same. What unites them is their love of leadership and their ability to articulate their outstanding ideas.

April 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Management changes, or our strategic plan is rebuffed, or people simply don’t perform the way we think they will. of Germane Consulting submitted 5 Ways Women Redefine Leadership. She shares: “Women have improved and redefined leadership in a number of important ways, which men have also adopted. Bruce says, “Appreciation is a powerful leadership tool.

January 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

This Leadership Development Carnival is the first of 2015 and the first since the Lead Change Group has taken the reins from Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership. Since the first Leadership Development Carnival in July 2008 , our community has grown, evolved, and thrived. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership shared New Year’s Development Goals For Leaders. Susan Mazza of Random Acts Of Leadership sent A Year Of Kindness, A Call To Lead.

Consumer Trends: 5 Things Brands Should Know

Leading in Context

We've seen many articles about ethical consumerism, conscious capitalism and the responsible consumer. The bottom line is that consumers continue to expect much more from brands than an honest and perfectly executed transaction.

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July 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Although mid-summer is a time when many of us slow down (as we should), this compilation of excellent cutting-edge leadership thinking will help motivate you to hit the ground running when your vacation or other summer relaxation period ends. Art Petty of About Money Management and Leadership provided Reinventing the Organization and Leadership for a Digital Era.

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. When my book 7 Lenses was first published, I wrote a guest post about it called “ The 7 Lenses of Ethical Leadership ” for this blog. As work complexity increases, the ethical thinking we use to address it must advance as well.

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January 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Art Petty of Art Petty Group sent Leadership Caffeine: It’s Time to Become Better Informed Leadership Consumers. I applaud the efforts, but I decry much of the advice—it lacks the critical connection to reality that we need to get leadership right in an era rightly characterized by overload, ambiguity and conflict.” Tweak your leadership team’s purpose to serve employees first.

Leading With Values During the Pandemic

Leading in Context

Our current challenges can only be managed with everyone pulling together to make good choices. ethical decision-making Ethical Leader ethical leadership development Ethical Thinking Trends 7 lenses of ethical leadership ethical leader ethics in crisis HR LeadershipBy Linda Fisher Thornton. As we all grapple with the pandemic, I am grateful to see so many businesses sharing resources and ideas freely and.

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May 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! This edition touches on so many nuances of leadership! Starting with a discussion of leadership myths about leadership and ending with a discussion of the role of sleep, this collection has something for each visitor. Anne Perschel of Germane Consulting submitted Is This Leadership Myth Leading You to Fail? To trigger innovative leadership, we need to be the example.