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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Using Negative Examples to Teach Ethics? Why It’s Not Enough.

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton How many times have we tried to teach people about ethics by explaining every detail of what it doesn''t look like? We describe laws and regulations and ethics guidelines in great detail, then ask attendees if there are any questions. We can''t teach ethics by giving people negative examples. Ethical Leader Ethical Organization 7 Lenses business ethics complexity ethical business leadership ethical leadership leadership development

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Six Guidelines for Resolving Intergenerational Conflict

Coaching Tip

Generational Signposts shape ideas about everything from expectations and perceptions about what the working environment will provide and how people should behave as employees, to company loyalty and work ethic. . . Here are some guidelines for resolving intergenerational conflict: . .

Great Leaders Draw Lines In The Sand

Joseph Lalonde

They’re guidelines and they’re there to protect people. Leadership boundaries Ethics moralsO ne thing I look for in a leader worth following is whether or not they’re willing to draw a line in the sand for the right reasons. To the average person, this may seem odd.

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Great Leadership Trains

Career Advancement

Leaders’ honesty and ability to follow a set of ethics in all of their work affects their ability to influence their followers. Set and maintain strong corporate responsibility guidelines, if you’re in a position to make such decisions.

Case Study: Can an Ethical Bank Support Guns and Fracking?

Harvard Business Review

As the founder and president of a new ethical bank focused on environmental sustainability, Jay McGuane realized that he and his board needed to set guidelines about which loans to approve and which to reject on “values” grounds. Without clear ethics rules, Jay worried that his already divided directors would fall into bitter squabbling, which could lead to resignations, negative media attention, and a flight of investors. What is ‘green’ if not an ethical principle?

The Ethics of Using Paid Content in Journalism

Harvard Business Review

But what are the ethical lines this paid-for content should not cross? The public relations and communications company Edelman definitely has a horse in this race, but it has issued a useful paper on the relationship of paid content and journalism, which ends with "An Ethical Framework" that makes some unexpected points. Which brings us to the ethical guidelines proposed by the Edelman report. But the guidelines are not just the ones that one would expect.

How to Surface and Align Team Values

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

These questions and guidelines will help you surface the right values for your team. They provide guidelines for decisions and daily behavior that will help fulfill your purpose. 7 Guidelines for Identifying Team Values.

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Stranger in a Strange Land, Indeed …

Lead Change Blog

In the military, clear lines of command and subordination, along with clear and detailed guidelines for almost every situation, exist side-by-side with the critical need to act independently when one of those situations call for it.

Challenge Up: A Key to Organizational Integrity

Marshall Goldsmith

Organizational guidelines aimed at encouraging upward challenge and preserving corporate integrity are not a reinvention of the wheel, and they certainly are not all encompassing. If the last two years have taught us anything, it should be that ethical violations can kill even the most successful companies. The cost of preventing ethical problems will never exceed the cost of dealing with ethical problems. “We want people to challenge the status quo!”

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Weekly Round-Up: On Effective Speaking, Taming Email & Being a Purposeful Leader

leaderCommunicator

Before you send out your next email or have a difficult conversation with an employee, take the time to review this guideline.”. It’s beyond policies and even beyond what many organizations would consider organizational ethics…”.

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Corporate Entrepreneurship: Turn Irony into Opportunity

In the CEO Afterlife

To assist in the selection process, I suggest seven basic search guidelines: Search for small players or divisions of large players in industries you like. Several, such as Trump, still operate by the brain and muscle ethic.

Your Bad Leaders Are Driving Away Good Employees

Strategy Driven

Non-specific — failing to provide clear instructions or guidelines for a project or situation. Plus, office politics always comes with ethical concerns , which certainly won’t boost your brand perception. These days, it’s hard to keep a good employee in your ranks.

Effectively Influencing Decision Makers

Marshall Goldsmith

Here are 11 guidelines that will help you do a better job of influencing decision-makers, whether these decision-makers are immediate or upper managers, peers or cross-organizational colleagues. “The great majority of people tend to focus downward.

What’s Your Leadership Marque?

Lead Change Blog

Look to the headlines on any given day and you will find a CEO who has fallen from grace because of a decision to stray from the moral, ethical or legal path. Your leadership marquee will always be first defined by your adherence to these basic guidelines, but it is more than that.

What’s Your Leadership Marque?

Lead Change Blog

Look to the headlines on any given day and you will find a CEO who has fallen from grace because of a decision to stray from the moral, ethical or legal path. Your leadership marquee will always be first defined by your adherence to these basic guidelines, but it is more than that.

The Prisoner’s (Hedge Fund) Dilemma

CO2

When your focus is strictly on making money (not serving a larger, more selfless purpose), the rules seem to be more like guidelines and ethics is simply a class you took in college. by Gary Cohen. SAC Manager Arrested for Insider Trading at Hedge Fund.

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The Leader within Us – Developing Our Self-Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

The book offers readers guidelines to follow on building self-worth. Guest post from Stanley Ross: The paucity of effective leaders is only because in general organizations aren’t good at developing leaders.

January 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Here are 5 guidelines to create a ‘Dynamic Strategic Plan’ that will enable you to respond quickly and to be creatively proactive.” There is never a moment when the characters ‘arrive’ and are exempt from ethical challenges.

9 Warning Signs of a Failing Employee

Leading with Trust

If you have an employee that demonstrates severe emotional mood swings on the job and in their relationships with others, you need to pursue the proper legal and ethical guidelines in dealing with the employee and getting them the support they need. “I’m sorry, we need to let you go.”.

When Competition Between Coworkers Leads to Unethical Behavior

Harvard Business Review

At the same time, the need to win can blind us to ethical considerations. We asked 164 MBA students to (1) read a hypothetical scenario about an investment banker, Sam, who faced an ethical dilemma and (2) estimate the likelihood that he would indulge in unethical behavior.

7 Steps To Foster Emotional Intelligence In Your Team

Tanveer Naseer

When these guidelines support both your business and your team members beliefs, they’ll be more inclined to jump to support and back these rules. The following is a guest piece by John Rampton on behalf of The Economist Executive Education Navigator.

How to Create Outstanding Customer Service in Your Company

Strategy Driven

Good service is more than a facade, it needs to be the work ethic of the company if it’s to be successful. There also needs to be guidelines in place that tells the employees how long they have to reply to the customer and what they can do to help them.

Communicate This and Stick it Here – Corporate Team Building Activity

Mike Cardus

Have the guidelines written on flip chart paper. Here are the guidelines; One person per puzzle piece. The color symbols mark the edges of the puzzle ( sometimes I leave this guideline out ).

How to Handle Employee Gossip?

HR Digest

While addressing guidelines on ethics-related matters in the employee handbook, gossip should be emphasized. Employee gossip in the workplace is a very common issue despite not having any real positive effect in the workplace. In the worst case, a small group of workplace gossipers can seriously impede a company's morale. Even in its comparatively harmless case, it’s a huge time waster and can spread as fast as a bad cold.

Interns to the Rescue! :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Here are my guidelines: Identify a specific job or two that an intern might do.

The September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale

Great Leadership By Dan

BTW, if you're wondering why your submission was not included - pay attention to the guidelines. Aisle Six: Textbooks: Linda Fisher Thornton presents Ethical Grey Areas: Our Choices Define Us posted at Leading in Context LLC.

Vision vs. Mission | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Our responsibility is to respect the ethic. Furthermore, the enduring anchor of an organization is found in its values and ethics, not its mission. While values and ethics remain consistent, delivery models must change with time to in order to endure.

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Possibility Maximizer: The Leadership Quarterly

Sales Wolf Blog

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.

Conflict-of-Interest Rules Are Holding Back Medical Breakthroughs

Harvard Business Review

Conflict-of-interest management of promotional interactions between industry and prescribing physicians has moved beyond the realm of institutional guidelines into state and federal legislation. Guided by a refreshed ethical framework, pharmaceutical companies, in partnership with researchers and clinicians, can help accelerate the spread of knowledge of new clinical science, which now is notoriously slow.

The Big Picture of Business: Corporate Communications – Correctly Positioning Your Company

Strategy Driven

Guidelines and Customs to be Observed in Corporate Communications. Guidelines on working with the media. Guidelines on arranging speeches, seminars and town hall meetings. Ethics Statement. Evolution of Corporate Communications Activity.

Integrity: conversation with a teenager :: Women on Business

Women on Business

By Webster’s definition it means “the steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code; incorruptibility.&# As I researched the topic and definition I found some great guidelines and best practices that I’d like to share with you here.

Influencing Up

Marshall Goldsmith

To influence upper management and convert good ideas into meaningful action, follow these 10 guidelines: 1. Challenge up on issues involving ethics or integrity--never remain silent on ethics violations. Enron, WorldCom, and other organizations show how ethics violations--only one violation of corporate integrity--can damage or destroy even the most valuable companies. Organizations suffer when key people can't effectively influence up.

Why Creative People Are More Likely to Be Dishonest

Harvard Business Review

While creativity involves a certain degree of risk-taking, managers should make clear that taking risks does not mean ignoring the rules and moral guidelines. Executives and team leaders need to clearly define the boundaries between ethical and unethical behaviors. We prize creativity.

Win 2 Tickets to PLAY DEAD in NYC

Women on Business

If a winner does not respond with his or her email address to receive the prize voucher within 72 hours of the notification email being sent, he or she forfeits the prize and an alternate winner will be selected (same guidelines apply).

Effectively Influencing Decision Makers: Ensuring That Your Knowledge Makes a Difference

Marshall Goldsmith

The eleven guidelines listed below are intended to help you do a better job of influencing decision makers. Challenge up” on issues involving ethics or integrity – never remain silent on ethics violations. Enron, WorldCom, and other organizations have dramatically pointed out how ethics violations can destroy even the most valuable companies. An important guideline in influencing up is to always remember your goal – make a positive difference for the organizations.

The Big Picture of Business – Think Tanks to Strategize

Strategy Driven

Organizational purpose, vision, quality of life, ethics, longterm growth. Guidelines for re-examing the business position…criteria and benchmarks. Guidelines for conducting Strategic Planning.

Win 2 Tickets to Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating and.

Women on Business

If a winner does not respond with his or her email address to receive the prize voucher within 72 hours of the notification email being sent, he or she forfeits the prize and an alternate winner will be selected (same guidelines apply).

Guest Post: Leadership Lessons from a Kindergarten Class

Lead on Purpose

Do you set the example by following the team, department or company guidelines without failure?

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If the Auditors Sign Off, Does That Make It Okay?

Harvard Business Review

Fastow suggested that to avoid falling into an ethical trap he should have asked himself the right questions: Am I only following the rules or am I following the principles? It is critical for analysts, directors, and managers to maintain a certain sense of humility and to understand how human nature, competitive pressures, and a lack of clear guidelines can lead to potentially disastrous choices. Ethics Finance Risk management

Successful Fundraising: getting chosen over the competition

Strategy Driven

As a result of my findings, in 1985 I developed a decision facilitation model and guidelines for designing presentation materials for my sales staff. With my new realization as a buyer, my Asperger’s systems- thinking brain, and some testing, I coded the path of internal/group decision making and invented Buying Facilitation®, a generic, ethical, facilitation tool that expedites decision making and choice.

Aaron Swartz's "Crime" and the Business of Breaking the Law

Harvard Business Review

sentenced someone above the federal guidelines.". The federal guidelines actually suggested six months for this type of offence, which was not even a felony, but a misdemeanor). Similarly, when your lobby has been helping Congress draft the laws that govern food, drugs, and cosmetics, you can make sure that the federal sentencing guidelines are only six months should you breach the responsible corporate officer doctrine. Ethics Government

Are You Working Over the Thanksgiving Holiday?

Harvard Business Review

12:53 PM Tuesday November 23, 2010 by Edward Hallowell | Comments () Email Tweet This Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Print If youre working — either from home or the office — over Thanksgiving, Im not sure whether to say, "Congratulations on your work ethic!" If youre working — either from home or the office — over Thanksgiving, Im not sure whether to say, "Congratulations on your work ethic!" We ask that you adhere to the following guidelines.