Importance of Practicing Emotional Resilience at Work

HR Digest

Ethics and morals. People with a strong moral compass and a high awareness of the rights and wrongs of a situation are better able to cope with work problems and life hurdles both. . “Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”.

Is There Hope for Leaders?

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August 15th, 2010 | Author: Mary Jo Asmus Yet another Fortune CEO has fallen due to ethics violations. Hewlett-Packard, a company that started out as an example of moral leadership with “The HP Way” in 1939, has proven itself vulnerable to an unscrupulous CEO when Mark Hurd recently resigned. Is there hope for ethical, moral power to prevail? Am I acting ethically in this situation?” What is my moral responsibility in this circumstance?” “Am

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Lead with integrity

Lead on Purpose

Integrity is a “steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.&#

Credibility Crisis: 4 Sure-Fire Strategies for Cultivating Consumer Trust

Strategy Driven

And, the mission critical nature of credibility cannot be overstated, as it establishes a company or brand’s integrity, reliability, validity, soundness and a host of other image-including indicators of an entity’s moral and ethical code, and the standards by which it operates. You just finished reading Credibility Crisis: 4 Sure-Fire Strategies for Cultivating Consumer Trust !

Three Questions We Have of All Leaders

Leading Blog

Integrity means being honest and having strong moral principles by behaving in ways that reflect a high standard of personal conduct, not only in work but also in our personal lives. Setting direction well means establishing a compelling vision and ethical strategies.

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Cultural Stereotypes May Make You a Less Ethical Negotiator

Harvard Business Review

Are people more ethical or less ethical when they negotiate with a foreigner instead of a fellow countryman? and China, conducted with coauthor Chao Wang, we looked at how likely people were to use unethical or ethically questionable tactics, like telling lies or offering bribes, depending on who they were negotiating with. Responses were indicated on a scale from one to seven, with one being the most ethical and seven being the most unethical.

15 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Candidate

HR Digest

This strongly reflects towards the ethics and commitment of the person towards his work and associates. Purpose : Here comes an intangible one – a question to predict the behavior and ethics of the candidate and his attitude towards seniors and peers.

No Better Time to Do Less, Better

In the CEO Afterlife

It’s a business book on leadership and strategy. The graphic visual on LIFE was created by Frank Sonnenberg , an advocate for moral character, personal values, and personal responsibility. Here are 6 ethics you can do better , now that you have the chance: It’s Your Life.

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How To Win With People Analytics

HR Digest

People problems” have several dimensions, as outlined here: talent acquisition and talent management; worker health and wellbeing; employee morale; diversity and inclusion; employee relations; compliance risk. Featured Leadership Strategy Big Data Data Analytics OSHA Risks People Analytics

The Covid-19 Lessons That Business Leaders Should Keep After the Pandemic

Lead Change Blog

The pandemic has opened our eyes to the role that companies can play in delivering social value, and the lessons we can draw from this can help innovate mainstream business strategy even after the pandemic is over. By embracing a creative mindset and a “moral imagination”, a company can be both ethical and successful even after the pandemic. If purpose over profits can improve productivity, this could be a winning strategy.

James Mattis: My Favorite Books

Leading Blog

Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace and Strategy by Colin S. Successful Strategies: Triumphing in War and Peace from Antiquity to the Present by Williamson Murray. The Direction of War: Contemporary Strategy in Historical Perspective by Hew Strachan. Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future by George P. War, Morality and the Military Profession by Malham Wakin. Strategy, Ethics and the War on Terrorism by Albert Pierce.

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Organizational management for social justice: how to lead by example and use paradoxes for advantage

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Organizations often face tensions in reconciling their social and ethical values with daily practice. Learning to balance moral value with material interest can help organizations stay on top of change, remain flexible, and gain more commitment from employees. Through social justice-based strategies for management organizations can learn to ‘practice what they preach’, reconcile tensions, and stay true to their values

Should CEOs Have Term Limits? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on July 7th, 2010 by admin in Leadership , Operations & Strategy , Rants By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I have read some interesting articles and blog posts of late on the subject of CEO term limits, and felt this topic worthy of discussion. Why would you ever want the person in charge of corporate leadership, vision and strategy to be a lame duck right from the get go? Great CEOs are the glue that provides continuity between vision and strategy.

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Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

If your attitude is impeding your relationships, your talent, or your health, it might be time to consider making some changes…If you have any great stories about how attitudes impact leadership and morale please share them in the comments section below. Bert Ron Another great post Mike.Stonewall Jackson understood very well how “attitude reflects leadership&# and impacts the morale of subordinates.

Vision vs. Mission | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

The framework goes like this: “ Values should underpin Vision, which dictates Mission, which determines Strategy , which surfaces Goals that frame Objectives , which in turn drives the Tactics that tell an organization what Resources , Infrastructure and Processes are needed to support a certainty of execution.&# (Mike Myatt, 1988) Let me be clear – vision and mission are not interchangeable. Our responsibility is to respect the ethic.

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8 Traits of Ineffective Leaders | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

The moral of this story is leaders need to be honest, have a demonstrated track record of success, be excellent communicators, place an emphasis on serving those they lead, be fluid in approach, have laser focus, and a bias toward action. There is so much unethical behavior (what I refer to as situational ethics) at the executive level that continues to create an us versus them environment.

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Strategic Planning Alternatives: Mission Discernment

LDRLB

While Self wasn’t directly critiquing strategic planning (SP), that “tragic erosion of deep engagement” is an articulate description of many strategy plans as well. Mission Discernment also gives us a framework to wrestle with moral decisions our organizations inevitably face. Mission Discernment: A preventative ethics strategy for leaders in Catholic health care organizations. Strategy Mission strategic planning strategy vanderpyl

The Magic Potion in Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

You can’t preach people to be ethical and have moral standards and then show off a falsehood of high morality and ethics. Guest post by Raghu Kalé: IS leadership overrated? I have often grappled with this question.

How Managers Should Respond When Bribes Are Business as Usual

Harvard Business

Studies show that it’s also counterproductive resulting in lower profit margins, return on equity , and employee morale ; costly delays as players haggle over the size of the kickback; and poverty and poor governance in the markets where they’re paid. After surveying corruption experts and business executives (including one who went to jail for bribery) I identified four strategies: Have a resistance plan for bribe demands. MirageC/Getty Images.

Leadership is Black and White

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. I was skimming through headlines on my RSS feed this past weekend when a particular title caught my eye – it simply read: “ Situational Ethics.&# Situational Ethics – Really? Life is full of areas that benefit from flexibility, fluidity, context, and other forms of nuanced thinking, but ethics isn’t one of them.

Michael Lombardi’s Lessons in Leadership

Leading Blog

As a three-time Super Bowl champion, Michel Lombardi provides lessons in organizational culture, team building, strategy, and character. For starters, let’s be honest, there’s a sliding scale of morality in the NFL (as in every industry), in which the more talented a player is, the more he can get away with.” Work ethic. M ICHAEL LOMBARDI has been an American football executive for decades.

Leadership & Political Correctness | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

I don’t know about you, but it’s almost as if we have raised a generation of leaders who feel they have a moral and ethical obligation to be politically correct – WRONG. In my opinion politically correct thinking is a large contributor to a decrease in workplace productivity, and of greater concern, to the moral and ethical decay of our society. " used to be ingrained into the moral fabric of our society.

We’re Unethical at Work Because We Forget Our Misdeeds

Harvard Business

Why do so many organizational leaders and employees (even those who care about being honest people) consistently engage in morally questionable behaviors over time? When people fail to live up to their own moral standards, this knowledge is unpleasant and threatens their self-image as honest and good. Consequently, they engage in various strategies to reduce their distress, including forgetting these memories. Behavioral economics Ethics Digital Article

5 Benefits of the Leadership Journey

Skip Prichard

Clarity of Direction: This journey clarifies one’s personal vision and mission, why we are on this planet, and a strategy for realizing hopes and dreams. This is an excerpt from Leadership’s 4 th Evolution: Collaboration for the 21 st Century by Edward M. Marshall.

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The Fallacy of No | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

It's not – Unless the request infringes upon our values, moral or ethical standards using no as a response is just intellectually lazy, avoidance or ego centric – imho [link] mikemyatt So Dan, tell me how you really feel All kidding aside, you and I are definitely on the same page here.

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5 Leadership Modes for Team Success

Skip Prichard

No longer is there paying lip service to personal and professional growth –it’s a sound retention and innovation strategy. Other ‘strategies’ that were once cosmetic, including diversity and inclusion, have been revealed to be both good for the bottom line and for human betterment.

How to Handle Employee Gossip?

HR Digest

In the worst case, a small group of workplace gossipers can seriously impede a company's morale. While addressing guidelines on ethics-related matters in the employee handbook, gossip should be emphasized. Featured Leadership Strategy Employee gossip gossip among employees gossip in the workplace Workplace gossipEmployee gossip in the workplace is a very common issue despite not having any real positive effect in the workplace.

Strategic Planning Alternatives: Mission Discernment

LDRLB

While Self wasn’t directly critiquing strategic planning (SP), that “tragic erosion of deep engagement&# is an articulate description of many strategy plans as well. Mission Discernment also gives us a framework to wrestle with moral decisions our organizations inevitably face. Mission Discernment: A preventative ethics strategy for leaders in Catholic health care organizations. Featured Mission strategic planning strategy vanderpyl

Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

I will onshore, offshore, outsource, insource, or execute whatever business strategy I implement without regard for diversity. In evaluating any relationship in the value chain I’m looking for value, talent, performance, leverage, efficiency, economy of scale, work ethic, integrity, character, discipline and many other traits irrespective of your skin color, age, etc. A sense of entitlement is not a substitute for work ethic and a desire to achieve.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Call Out Someone Powerful

Harvard Business

” Even with the consequences so brutally apparent, this executive felt so strongly that speaking up was the morally right choice that he could not have lived with himself had he stayed silent. This is an atypical story that stands out because of its drama — in many cases, the morally right course of action is murkier, and the consequences of speaking up are not so devastating. Ethics Difficult conversations Digital Article

4 Ways to a Better Bottom Line

Lead Change Blog

Even more, we have a moral and ethical business obligation to be savvy in how the world works. A global mindset is a critical skill parallel to legal, marketing, sales, or strategy. The face of business has changed. You may have employees working globally, doing business with people from other regions or countries, or you might be relocating executives across cultures. The fact is, global business is the new norm.

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The Future Is Where Brands Must Focus

Great Leadership By Dan

And the actions that these brands take to demonstrate their credibility must clearly illustrate a blend of corporate ethics and brand authenticity. But a problem that’s becoming ever more visible is that some organisations have made authenticity their marketing strategy, rather than a business one. And the ‘actual’ difference between ethical brands with a moral code and those exposed as being without one, is increasingly a key factor in consumer brand adoption or rejection.

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Slow Down. You Move Too Fast. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

The moral that you drew was from the vantage point of the commuters, who like everyone else on their journey through life, tend to neglect the beauty and wonder that surounds them. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Slow Down. You Move Too Fast. Washington DC Metro Station, on a cold January morning in 2007.

June 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Sean summarizes, “ An inspirational song can motivate your team and provide that extra boost of emotion that you might need to finish your project successfully… If you want to put together something that will boost your team morale and performance, consider using one or more of these inspirational songs to motivate your team! Jim Taggart of Changing Winds provided May the Force be with You: Ethical Leadership During Discontinuous Change. Thoughts on leadership ethics.

What Aristotle Can Teach Firms About CSR

Harvard Business

I believe that this is due to the discrepancy in the two dominant approaches in rationalizing why corporations should be ethical. The German philosopher argued people should act out of moral obligations. The company is there to make money, but it also tries to appear to meet the public expectation of acting ethically. A key strategic implication of the research findings is that companies would be better off changing their CSR strategy from differentiation to identification.

Most Business Problems Are Personal Problems.

Rich Gee Group

They never built a strong moral code in their life and have consistently seen that their abberant behavior succeeds (in the short run) and pays handsome dividends in money and power (until they get caught). home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Problems At Work? It’s YOU.

Employee Recognition Ideas

Chart Your Course

Employee recognition is a powerful tool in building morale, motivation and job satisfaction. Learn how to create an excellent customer service strategy and motivate your service team to provide superior service, inspiring customers to return and spread the word. Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you and your colleagues will discover: Strategies to Boost Morale and Work Ethic Among the Front-Line Staff.

How the CFO and General Counsel Can Partner More Effectively

Harvard Business

These issues include legislation, regulation, litigation, enforcement, investigations, geopolitical risk, demands for ethical actions, and public criticism, affecting all the functions of the corporation in their interaction with all levels of global governments (central, regional, local). Ethics. Global strategy Corporate governance Risk management Digital Article

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Two Elements for Effective Delegation

Marshall Goldsmith

Kill morale, careers, and even a company. Honest, ethical, and legal behavior is always appropriate—delegation isn’t. Delegation killed morale, careers, and the company. Are there areas where I can help other people grow and develop, and give myself more time to focus on strategy and long-term planning?” Delegation won’t blindly kill—instead it will appropriately breathe new life into an organization and build morale, careers and a company Can Delegation Kill?

Employee Recognition Ideas

Chart Your Course

” Employee recognition is a powerful tool in building morale, motivation and job satisfaction. Learn how to create an excellent customer service strategy and motivate your service team to provide superior service, inspiring customers to return and spread the word. Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you and your colleagues will discover: Strategies to Boost Morale and Work Ethic Among the Front-Line Staff.

Shared Value vs. Don't Be Evil

Harvard Business Review

Michael Porter and Mark Kramer's article in January's HBR tries to advance our world's shared values by arguing that doing right is the best long-term business strategy. If our interest is in building a better world, then " Don't be evil " is a better guide than "Incorporate shared value as a key part of your business strategy.". I offer two pieces of evidence for this more pessimistic metaphysics: First is the existence of ethics and morality.

43 Best Leadership Books to Skyrocket Your Career

Miles Anthony Smith

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't Jim Collins' book, "Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't," pulls from a study covering 28 companies to offer advice on which leadership strategies and business practices work, and which don't. The Servant Leader: How to Build a Creative Team, Develop Great Morale, and Improve Bottom-Line Performance James A. Do Leadership Books Really Help Advance Your Life and Career?

What Does Success Really Look Like?

Tanveer Naseer

Granted, most of us are rather effective at developing strategies and goal-setting. In both cases, one key element that we fail to take into consideration is our values; of those attitudes and beliefs that not only define what we stand for, but which also serves as our moral and ethical compass to help us determine which actions would allow us to attain our goals with integrity.