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.

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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.

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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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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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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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Leaders: Can You Control Ethics?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The question for today is "Can we control ethics?" Leaders have tried to control ethics with compliance-based systems (based on rules and penalties) but that does not tend to inspire people to ethical action. Leaders have tried to control ethics by running a tight ship, closely managing workers, but that does not bring out the best in people and may lead to workers not caring about protecting the company's reputation. .

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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A Whirlwind of History, Ethics, and Management

Execupundit

I've been up early, making notes and thinking about a whirlwind of history, ethics, and management. I'll crash later, of course, but for now the notes must be made. I'm past the point of telling myself that I can go back to sleep and remember it in the morning.

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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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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.

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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

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 Positive Work Experience Valerie M.

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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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.

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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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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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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5 Compelling 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.

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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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Management Question: Ethics

Execupundit

"If you are permitting your execs to wink at ethical standards while they are assigned overseas, is there some special room that they'll go to in order to pick up their ethics when they return

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The Compelling 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.

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Flashback to an Ethics Meeting

Execupundit

I was meeting with a corporate team of executives and managers to discuss how to design their ethics program. When one of the Americans proposed the use of a hotline so people could report ethics violations, the Eastern Europeans became upset. The ethics hotline idea was put on hold Several of the people at the conference room table came from locations around the world.

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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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Ethics Class

Execupundit

I 'm teaching a workshop on ethical decision making in Phoenix on April 4. An odd aspect of ethics training, however, is it can be exhausting. When management is the topic, we often talk about the importance of the basics. The subject of ethics is about as basic as it gets.

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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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Management Question: Ethics

Execupundit

"Why does a damnable lie that is uttered by an opponent become a mere exaggeration when uttered by an ally

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Management Question: Ethics

Execupundit

"Is the way you work as noble as any lofty goal or do you use the goal to justify almost any conduct

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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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Execupundit.com: An Ethics Chat

Execupundit

Execupundit.com Commentary by Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life Thursday, February 10, 2011 An Ethics Chat Im talking to a couple of groups today about ethics. Being ethical is not for wimps. Being ethical requires much greater strength.

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Questions on Ethics and Expectations

Execupundit

If an executive or manager is permitted to bend ethical standards when operating in foreign countries, will that tolerance for the unethical be miraculously expunged once the person returns home?

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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.

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Ethical Viewpoints & Environmental Investments: Helping Your Business Profit Emotionally (Without Wasting Profit)

Strategy Driven

With this in mind, are there any ways for us to embody a more ethical outlook while also keeping our finances down? The best place to begin is by looking at your business and how compliant it is from an ethical standpoint. For those companies that don’t think about it, you’ll soon see that your customers won’t align with your ethical viewpoints or you may have financial penalties. Managing Your Business business management investment strategydriven

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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?

On Leadership and Ethics: The Great 8 Habits

Linked 2 Leadership

Your values, code of ethics, and the internalization of the same are the basis for your development of conscience. Ethics have to come from the inside out, not from the outside in. Leadership vs. Management Leading & Developing Other Leaders Practical Steps to Influence Values Measurements Aristotle Ethics leadership Leadership Development Linked2Leadership Management Tom Schulte

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