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. .

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

Leading in Context

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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Ethical Thinking For Challenging Times

Leading in Context

Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends "seeing ethical leadership" "ethical lenses" "managing complexity" "complexity and leadership" "what is ethics" 7 Lenses leadership The 7 Lenses of Ethical LeadershipBy Linda Fisher ThorntonAlbert Einstein said "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them."

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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.

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.

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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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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How Kanban Revived My Work Ethic

Lead Change Blog

I’ve always been a hard worker, but as any manager or leader of a business will know, when times get tough, they can directly impact your desire to get things done. However, I didn’t realise that it wasn’t the work that was to blame — it was my work ethic. Thankfully, through a trusted work partner, I discovered a technique known as Kanban , and it completely revived my work ethic. The post How Kanban Revived My Work Ethic appeared first on Lead Change.

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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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There Are No Quick Fixes For Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I have been thinking about how lightly some leaders take the subject of ethics. Some ignore ethical issues altogether or think ethical issues are unimportant compared to money concerns. It’s a risky choice to take ethics lightly. There are no “ethics transplants” for people who have made bad ethical decisions. In our global society, where almost anything can be obtained for a price, you can’t buy ethics.

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Ready to Change the Ethics Quo (For Good)? Part 4

Leading in Context

Here are the previous posts in the series if you missed them: Ready to Change the Ethics Quo (For Good)? Part 1 (Improve Accountability) Ready to Change the Ethics Quo (For Good)? Part 2 (Improve Leader Impact) Ready to Change the Ethics Quo (For Good)? Part 3 (Manage the System) The focus of this week's post is on Ways to Inspire Leaders to Lead With Positive Ethical Values. By Linda Fisher Thornton Leadership is not easy.

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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 educationBy Linda Fisher Thornton We are not preparing students for success in the world where they will have to live and work.

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Ready to Change the Ethics Quo (For Good)? – Part 3

Leading in Context

These four ways to Change the Ethics Quo (For Good) focus on MANAGING THE SYSTEM. Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Organization 7 Lenses ethical context ethical leader what is ethical leadershipBy Linda Fisher Thortnton The first post in this series addressed ACCOUNTABILITY. The second asked you to evaluate your IMPACT.

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Ready to Change the Ethics Quo (For Good)? – Part 3

Leading in Context

These four ways to Change the Ethics Quo (For Good) focus on MANAGING THE SYSTEM. Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Organization 7 Lenses ethical context ethical leader what is ethical leadershipBy Linda Fisher Thortnton The first post in this series addressed ACCOUNTABILITY. The second asked you to evaluate your IMPACT.

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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. We fill roles in many different settings including in our organizations, industries and communities.

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Every Decision Changes The Ethical Culture Equation

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethics has a compounding effect on culture, and our leadership choices determine whether that effect will be positive or negative. Being diligent about ethics in every decision brings the culture ethics dividends. Being careless about ethics brings ethics penalties. The tricky part about managing ethical culture is that every leader decision and action throughout the organization is changing the equation.

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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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Building an Ethical Leadership Culture (Webcast)

Leading in Context

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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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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Why Ethics are Essential for a Strong Team Culture

Strategy Driven

However, what has been largely overlooked by many business leaders is the essential foundation for a culture that sustains and thrives: Ethics. An understanding and common ethical language is missing for many organizations. Ethics as the Essential Foundation. Ethics in Practice.

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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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100 Leadership and Ethics Blogs 2012

Leading in Context

This collection of blog lists provides links that will lead you to hundreds of blogs about leadership, management and ethics. Ethical Leader ethical ethical business leadership ethical leadership context leading ethically in organizations what is ethical leadershipLooking for Leadership Blogs? Understandably, some of the lists will overlap, since each blog list creator selects blogs based on different factors.

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Why Being an Ethical Leader Can Help Your Organization

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Andrew Leigh: First let’s get a little clearer about what being an ethical leader means. You may not be able to “see” someone is an ethical leader. So why should an organisation bother about having an ethical leader? That’s what ethical leaders do best.

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Research: Moving Beyond Cause-and-Effect Thinking

Leading in Context

Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking "seeing ethical leadership" "ethical lenses" "managing complexity" "complexity and leadership" "what is ethics" ethical leadership ethical thinkingBy Linda Fisher Thornton The traditional view of research in the U.S. has been that something has to be proven to a statistically significant degree using established research procedures.

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The Seductive Power of the Status Quo

Leading in Context

Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses of ethical responsibility ethical decision-making ethical leadership model ethics questions holistic ethics managing complexityBy Linda Fisher Thornton Why do we have such a powerful negative reaction when we find out that we need to change? The status quo literally has a grip on us.

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Ethical Leadership and…Vitamin D Deficiency

Leading in Context

Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking ethical leadership context ethical leadership in a global society leading ethically management and leadership what is ethical leadershipIn my research I found that Vitamin D3 deficiency is being studied as a possible missing link in the research about a number of diverse health problems including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Autism, Cardiovascular Disease, Asthma, Dementia, Depression and Cancer.

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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. We must learn to benefit from change management, not to become victims of it.

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The Ethics of Quality

Deming Institute

There is a strong correlation between quality and ethics. Leadership’s demonstration of their philosophy and practice of ethical behavior impacts the whole organization in education, government or commercial enterprises.

They’re Trying to Tell Us Something

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonSince I started researching ethical leadership, I have begun to notice just how many different people are trying to steer us in the right direction. Their ethical messengers cross geographic and time boundaries and professions. People who have realized important insights about ethics are leaving a trail for others to follow.

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Thinking Beyond Polarities To Both/And Thinking

Leading in Context

Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking ethical leadership insight ethical thinking skills ethics blogs managing complexity in leadership The 7 Lenses of Ethical LeadershipBy Linda Fisher Thornton In this video, Michael DePass of CCL gives a brief introduction to polarity thinking and how it affects our communication and relationships with others.

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Weekly Round-Up: Line Managers as Ethical Communicators, Comms Lessons From Soccer, Creating Company Core Values, Building a People Culture, Advice for Leaders When Things Go Wrong

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Transforming Line Managers into Ethical Communicators By Helen Deverell ( @helendeverell via @alivewithideas ), Alive With Ideas Helen Deverell provides some common ethical communication situations that line managers might find themselves in and how to help them. “

Responsible Management Education: UN Principles

Leading in Context

What is the Purpose of Management Education? The purpose of management education is obviously to develop capable and responsible managers. Context Ethical Organization ethical leadership context ethics training global ethics leadership and management leadership development leading ethically in organizations management and leadershipBut what does that mean?

The Definition Of Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership Work EthicI really appreciate author Valerie M. Be truthful in your dealings with employees, vendors, customers, and anyone else with whom you come in contact on behalf of the company. Full of Integrity.

Five Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture

Eric Jacobson

In Andrew Leigh''s book, Ethical Leadership , he provides these compelling and important benefits of having an ethical culture in your business/organization: Customers prefer dealing with companies who put ethics at the center of their culture.

Trophy Generation Damaging Nation’s Work Ethic

Chart Your Course

The post Trophy Generation Damaging Nation’s Work Ethic appeared first on Leadership Speaker and DISC Training. Generations at Work Human Resource Management Managing Gen X, Y, Baby Boomers Millennials Y and the Baby Boomer Generations

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The Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture

Eric Jacobson

In Andrew Leigh''s new book, Ethical Leadership , he provides these compelling and important benefits of having an ethical culture in your business/organization: Customers prefer dealing with companies who put ethics at the center of their culture.

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The Definition Of Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Valerie M. Grubb Work Ethic

Bridging the Manager/Millennial Disconnect

Lead Change Blog

As part of our baseline assessments of every client, my team and I use Launchbox’s proprietary assessment tool, BRIDGEdex, to identify where the significant disconnects exist between millennials and managers—between employee expectations and what they are experiencing in the workplace.

How Do We Achieve Corporate Integrity?

Leading in Context

We need to have clear expectations for what ethical leadership looks like in our organization; we need a congruent system for managing ethics that sends a consistent message; and we need a clear message about what taking responsibility for ethics really means to us. There is an ethics trend away from a "push" mentality when it comes to learning about ethics (making people do it) to a "pull" mentality (making it positive so that people will want to do it).

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The Definition Of Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Positive Work Experience Valerie M.

Are Veterans More Ethical Leaders?

LDRLB

The researchers don’t speculate on reasons for the more ethical, less profitable leadership style of military CEOS but they do point to an interesting trend that may explain the recent rise in corporate scandals. In a time when business schools and companies are debating how much ethics training is enough, perhaps future leaders to leave the ethics classroom and enroll in boot camp instead. Leadership burkus ethics military

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The Broader Definition Of Work Ethic

Eric Jacobson

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Clash Of The Generations Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Valerie M.

Top 100 Thinkers in Management, Leadership and Business

Leading in Context

It is no surprise that there is not just one list of thinkers in management, leadership and business. Here is a wonderful sampling of some of the top thinkers that impact business, management and responsible leadership: Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking complexity ethical business leadership ethical leadership in organizations leadership and management leading ethically

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