Untangling (Social and Mainstream) Media Ethics

Leading in Context

In the UNESCO report "The Media: Operation Decontamination," Aidan White notes that "Today, it’s not just journalists who need to watch their language and show respect for the facts; everyone with something to say in the public information sphere needs to show some ethical restraint." Today, I'm sharing resources for understanding the ethical responsibilities of media leadership. There are many variables complicating media ethics.

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Ethics Is Serious Business

Great Leadership By Dan

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. When organizations go astray ethically, it is usually due to a lack of ethical competence, not bad people. But how does one recognize ethical competence? Ethics training can take at least three forms.

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Are Sustainable Businesses Ethical?

Leading in Context

Are All Sustainable Businesses Ethical? Are all sustainable businesses ethical? There are ways that sustainable businesses can operate unethically, including pretending to be more sustainable than they really are, or making decisions that are dishonest or cause harm. Sustainability is multi-faceted and is just one of many areas of concern in leading an ethical organization. Not necessarily.

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Ethical Leaders And Workplace Culture: The Foundation Of Ethical Decision Making

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Dr. Steven Mintz: Ethical leaders create a culture in the workplace that promotes moral values and establishes an ethical tone at the top. Creating an ethical culture means setting a standard that decisions are made and actions are taken that are right, not wrong; good, not bad; and they benefit the stakeholders of the organization. Ethical leaders are role models for others in the organization to follow. Employees want to work for ethical organizations.

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People-Based “Ethics”: The Mindset Behind it

Leading in Context

The Trouble With Using Only People-Based "Ethics" Being concerned about people is a very important aspect of ethical leadership. Ethical Leader business ethics ethical ethical leadership in organizations ethics leadership development leadership ethics training

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Will 2018 Be The Year?

Leading in Context

Business leaders have learned that ethical leadership transforms organizational metrics. Global citizens have learned that values are the most important defining characteristics of nations, and if we don't operate from a base of values we descend into conflict and chaos. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends CSR ethical mindset ethical thinking ethics and CSR global ethical leadership global mindset leadership thinking

The Big Picture of Business – Ethics… Good for Business

Strategy Driven

In order to succeed and thrive in modern society, all private and public sector entities must live by codes of ethics. Ethics and profits are not conflicting goals. Corporate Responsibility relates to every stage in the evolution of a business, leadership development, mentoring and creative ways of doing business. It is during the downturns that strong, committed and ethical businesses renew their energies to move forward.

October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided 5 Ways to Shift from Coaxing to Coaching. Chris Edmonds of The Purposeful Culture Group provided Culture Leadership Charge: Good Comes First.

April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Ken Downer of Rapid Start Leadership provided Rocks in a Jar: 11 Things They Didn’t Tell You. Dana Theus of InPower Coaching writes Women in Leadership: A Guide for Women, Their Mentors, and Allies.

Where Managerial Leadership Begins

Skip Prichard

Where Managerial Leadership Begins. This is the backdrop for understanding the purpose and role of managerial leadership: setting direction (i.e., “Leadership at its core is about exerting leverage.” Leadership at its core is about exerting leverage.

Ethical Dilemmas: Free Choice or Corporate Memes

Coaching Tip

Gentile has spent a great deal of her life in the classrooms of Harvard Business School and Babson College and from reading her book it seems that she thinks if her students know what ethical decision-making is, they will take action on what they think is right. Business schools have been ineffective in changing corporate cultural memes as was evident from the 2008 financial crisis where every MBA graduate knew what was right but chose to go along with placing earnings above ethics. .

Responsive Leadership: Needed Now More Than Ever

Leading Blog

T HE leadership question is top of mind for many people here in the United States and throughout the world. Responsive Leadership can be an antidote to failing leadership and the foundation for building and sustaining organizational trust and confidence. Leadership Development

How to Balance the Demands of Modern Business Leadership

Skip Prichard

Leadership experts Chris Lewis and Pippa Malmgren , in The Infinite Leader: Balancing the Demands of Modern Business Leadership , argue that leaders must balance between analytic logic and intuition. The first job of all leadership is to protect people.”–Lewis,

The Advisor’s Corner – Can Ethics Be Learned?

Strategy Driven

Question : Can you teach ethics, or are we ‘hard wired’ and born with or without ethics? YES you can teach the principles and importance of ethics. YES , you can model the ethics you expect within your culture. And… NO , you cannot be sure someone will behave and act in ethical ways just because you’ve taught or modeled ethics for them. Therefore, what’s ethical in China is not ethical in Rome and vice versa.

Ego Free Leadership

Coaching Tip

Resolving those conflicts with a win-win mindset can unlock untold dividends in the form of a shared sense of purpose and commitment according to "EGO FREE LEADERSHIP: Ending the unconscious habits that hijack your business" , by business executive Brandon Black and executive coach Shayne Hughes. EGO FREE LEADERSHIP provides an in-depth examination of the habits and beliefs that hold executives and their teams back and offers solutions to removing crippling ego dynamics.

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Passion or Work Ethic? Which Comes First?

Steve Farber

My good friend and work-ethic expert, Eric Chester , (author of the fantastic Reviving Work Ethic: A Leader’s Guide to Ending Entitlement and Restoring Pride in the Emerging Workforce ) recently shared with me his perspective on the relationship between passion and work. Passion doesn’t fuel work ethic; work ethic fuels passion. He has still improved his reputation for adding value to a job, made himself more hirable, and developed his work ethic in the process.

The Magic Potion in Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Raghu Kalé: IS leadership overrated? Some served as heads of businesses that operated across geographies in multiple countries and many continents. Leadership traits are the same; either you have them, or you don’t. It tested leadership mettle.

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. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided The Seven Signs of Great Leadership. Rebecca Ely provided Beyond Self-Interest: What is Leadership Really? Leadership.

Talking About Ethics Across Cultures

Harvard Business

A few years ago, I was teaching a two-day program about ethics in India for entrepreneurs and business faculty who taught entrepreneurship. It was a program that I had spent years honing, building upon research that suggests rehearsing — pre-scripting, practicing voice, and peer coaching — is an effective way to build the moral muscle memory, competence, confidence, and habit to act ethically. Ethics. Creating an Ethical Workplace. Ethics. Ethics.

Being an Ethical Business in a Corrupt Environment

Harvard Business

Our research in Egypt , Zimbabwe , and India shows that organizations should view the prospect of building a strong ethical reputation in such environments as an opportunity, and consider the costs of resisting corruption as an investment in building such a reputation. Moreover, our research illuminates specific steps companies can take to maintain high ethical standards in environments where corruption seems widespread. Ethics Can Be a Differentiator. Ethics Digital Articl

A Fresh Leadership Model for a New Decade

Great Leadership By Dan

Organizations have undergone massive shifts over the last decade in terms of how they operate. But now that they are starting to retire, what will happen to their stable work approach and traditional top-down leadership practices? Nine clear leadership traits emerged.

5 Leadership Modes for Team Success

Skip Prichard

Leadership for Tomorrow. His advice to adopt a mindset of growth, focus on what fulfills you, and embrace new modes of leadership is exactly what many people are looking for during this time of transition and change. It means shedding the old work ethic in favor of a new ethic of work.

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Triple Crown Leadership

Leading Blog

With far too much failed leadership on display, leaders should commit to building a different brand of leadership— Triple Crown Leadership , say authors Bob and Gregg Vanourek. Triple Crown leaders have the goal of building and sustaining organizations that are excellent (high performance), ethical (do the right thing), and enduring (stand the test of time). Triple Crown leaders cannot remain stuck in their normal style of leadership.

Leading Beyond

Coaching Tip

Leadership in today's globally connected economy requires moving beyond the authoritarian leadership styles of the past to one that requires more attention to sustainability, ethical cultures, and caring behaviors, while still being geared to enhancing performance. In LEADING BEYOND THE EGO by John Knights, Danielle Grant, and Greg Young show how intellectual, emotional, and spiritual intelligence can be combined to create "transpersonal leadership."

Is it Time to Refresh the Roots of Change Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

What do you think characterises modern-day change leadership practice? In truth, a casual observer focused on media channels might be hard pressed to move beyond greed, vested interests, abuse of power, poor ethics, ‘Me first’, and a top-down targeted culture. How not to do change leadership! Unfortunately, highly effective change leadership is that most valuable and rare commodity. At the heart of my view lies a need to refresh our leadership roots.

The Seven Signs of Great Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

They all: · Made fact-based decisions · Built great teams · Made ethics a part of the culture · Engaged listeners · Evaluate constantly · Embraced change · Inspired Make fact-based decisions At the start of each morning, Craig Ryden—the CEO of Yankee Candle—would look at the sales from the previous day in great detail. From this leadership, we developed a culture of fact-based decision making. As Craig’s CFO and CAO, I always appreciated this leadership style.

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Leadership Development Investments

Coaching Tip

study of nearly 400 organizations by Lee Hecht Harrison has identified that 54% of employers plan to increase investments in leadership development in 2015. Only 5% of employers plan to decrease investments, and a further 41% reported leadership development investments will stay the same. Top 10 In-Demand Leadership Competencies in 2015 (Respondents rated as “Very Important”). Team leadership 4. Ethical behavior 9. Can't Get Enough Leadership. A new U.S.

Value-Added Leadership

Strategy Driven

Organizational purpose, vision, quality of life, ethics, long-term growth. Value-added leadership is a healthy way of life that puts collaborations first. Value-added leadership requires a senior team commitment. Operations are sound, professional and productive. You provide leadership for progress, rather than following along. You just finished reading Value-Added Leadership ! The post Value-Added Leadership appeared first on StrategyDriven.


N2Growth Blog

In my opinion, leadership starts with deep reflection to be aware of any limiting blind spots. Anger: You’re extremely critical of yourself and other people, and judge others harshly believing you are ethically without reproach. At your best you’re charming, imaginative and a good entertainer, and operate within creative and stimulating environments. About: “Grant Wattie, is a transformational coach and leadership consultant. By Grant Wattie.

Leadership Lessons from the Banking Upheaval

Great Leadership By Dan

leadership style. Today, its separate and highly successful online banking and broking operation Boursorama has attracted nearly half a million customers. New CEO Antony Jenkins has set out an ethical vision for the bank, assessing performance “not just on what we deliver but on how we deliver it.” banking Hay group leadership Financial Jean-Marc Laouchez

CEOs Are Getting Fired for Ethical Lapses More Than They Used To

Harvard Business

From 2007-2011, forced turnovers due to ethical lapses were 3.9% On a regional basis, the share of all successions attributable to ethical lapses rose most sharply in the U.S. We see five reasons for the rise of ethics-based dismissals. Third, more companies are pursuing growth in emerging markets in which ethical risks are heightened due to higher levels of corruption and less mature governance structures. Ethics Digital Article

Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

While this sounds simple enough at face value, I have consistently found that one of the most often overlooked leadership attributes is that of a positive attitude. If you struggle with recruiting, team building, and leadership development you likely have a bad attitude. One thing that jumps out at me is that choosing to have a “bad&# attitude is the exact opposite of leadership–it’s about serving oneself.

The May, 2012 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the May edition of the Leadership Development Carnival ! A blog "Carnival" is typically a collection of recent blog posts organized around a common theme, in this case, leadership development. I have a mailing list of over 60 leadership bloggers that I know and respect that I go to each month and ask for their best recent post. She's also been a consistent Twitter supporter of Great Leadership. Wally Bock from Three Star Leadership presents Magical Bosses.

The Elements of Transformational Leadership

Skip Prichard

Transformational leadership. One of the popular frameworks of leadership is that of transforming leadership. Bass set out to unpick just what it was about leadership that inspired extraordinary achievement, and large contributions of discretionary effort.

28 Leadership Development Recommendations for your Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September edition of the Leadership Development Carnival ! For this month’s edition, I asked an all-star cadre of leadership development bloggers, authors, and consultants to submit an answer to the following question: “We all know that individual development plans (IDPs) need to be tailored for each leader. I recommend it for others but whether it belongs in an IDP would depend on if the organization committing to the type of Leadership presented in the book.

May the Force — of Inspiring Leadership — Be with You

The Practical Leader

” This is a powerful analogy for the leadership and culture energy fields that bind teams and organizations together. The leadership side of The Force inspires action with a focus on strengths, optimism, hopes, and dreams. Ultimately, the problem is a failure of leadership.

How To Spin A Huge Mistake Into Leadership Gold

Terry Starbucker

I’ve often written that one of the most important leadership lessons is to know that “The Road to Greatness Is Paved With Mistakes Well Handled”, and this true story about a very big mistake gave our team the opportunity to put that lesson to the test, in the context of the wide-open Rocky Mountain west and the “cowboy way”…… A Good Day In The West Turns Bad. It’s all going down” my Network Operations Center (NOC) manager reported to me.

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5 Leadership Signals that Turn Culture into Advantage

Skip Prichard

” Those words are printed on the back cover of Five Frequencies: Leadership Signals that Turn Culture into Competitive Advantage. I followed up with the authors to learn more about their leadership philosophy. Leadership Tip: The most effective leaders treat culture-shifting as a serious business process that’s explicitly tied to business results. There’s nothing wrong with operating out of self-interest. 5 Leadership Frequencies.

Leadership Self Examination | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

If you’re looking to benchmark your leadership ability the following self examination will give you a baseline to build from. If you check your ego at the door and give a thoughtful, introspective evaluation of your ability, it is likely that you’ll learn something about your leadership abilities or lack thereof. If you’re game to test your leadership ability read on to take the exam… The examination is broken down into 10 sections, each worth 10 points.

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20 Leadership Books You Might Not Have Read

N2Growth Blog

In fact, I would go so far as to say reading is simply a necessity if you’re serious about leadership. I’m constantly asked for reading recommendations, and rather than provide you with the current best seller list du jour (you can get that anywhere), I’ve compiled a list of 20 leadership books everyone should read, but may not have. The leadership examples outlined in Scripture are simply second to none. This is a must read for anyone in a leadership role.

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What “the Boob Grabber” Taught Me About Leadership Legacy

Nathan Magnuson

I enjoyed the class immensely and was really challenged in my leadership thinking. I had expected this man’s leadership character to match his leadership competency. But I do know that when it comes to accountability, as leadership authority increases, the standards for ethical behavior should expand, not retract. ” There are many outside factors that will affect your leadership legacy.

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Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In thinking about the comments I’ve received from readers on the topic of leadership I noticed an interesting paradox…while many of you vehemently disagree on the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of different leadership styles, most of you are in total agreement on the qualities and attributes possessed by great leaders regardless of style. Leadership DNA aside, I recently crafted my definition of leadership. see “Leadership DNA“) [.]

The Answers to These 4 Questions Will Define Your COVID-19 Leadership Legacy

Leading with Trust

However, I’d like to suggest that taking a little bit of time to think about the legacy you want to leave as a leader would be helpful in directing your leadership behavior today. Use these four questions to evaluate your leadership in recent weeks: Am I walking the talk?