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10 Leadership Strategies For Thriving in 2021

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Trust Repair For Leaders (Part 1): Accountability

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Trust Repair For Leaders (Part 2): Transparency

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Trust Repair Part 2 addresses another area that the Trust Across America Trust Alliance found to be lacking in many organizations - Transparency. By Linda Fisher Thornton This is the second in a series on how to repair organizational trust.

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10 Trends Shaping the Future of Ethical Leadership

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By Linda Fisher Thornton We need to get leadership right because so much depends on it. Many global factors are driving changes in ethical leadership expectations, and in high-stakes times, how we handle ethical leadership development can make or break our success.

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5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

It’s Time For Ethically Adaptive Leadership

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Ethics is Acting Beyond Self-Interest

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Ethical Awareness is a Moving Target

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By Linda Fisher Thornton How well is your organization navigating the ethical pitfalls of the working world? If you're finding it to be a major challenge right now, you're not alone. Why is it so hard to navigate ethical minefields now? There is currently a "toxic soup" of factors at play.

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Senior Leaders: Set Clear Expectations For Values

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Senior leaders set the tone for the organization's ethics, but the senior leadership responsibility for values leadership includes much more than that.

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20 (Responsible) Leadership Outcomes

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In this kind of environment, people can best use their talents to forward the organization's mission.

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When Position Power and Ethics Collide

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Pandemic Leadership: 3 Questions To Ask in the New Year

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Human Leadership is the Leadership We Need

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Leaders: Manage Job Loss During COVID-19 With Care

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How to Be Human (Together)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton This week I'm sharing an edited compilation of three previously published posts that are relevant for leaders and organizations wanting to honor human rights in chaotic times.

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Top Post Series of 2020: Leading in Context Blog

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9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

Ethics is Actionable

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Leadership: Evaluating Ethical Awareness

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Since ethical reputation is a defining element in individual and organizational success, it is time that we consider ethical awareness as a key element of experience when selecting leaders for our businesses, community organizations, governments, and nations.

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Ethical Thinking: 3 Questions to Ask in the New Year

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Ignoring Toxic Leadership is Not Worth the Tradeoffs

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Toxic behavior is a problem in organizations across industries and it's often ignored because leaders fear the consequences of having performance conversations. Organizations that delay dealing with toxic behavior find that it spreads and erodes the integrity of an ethical culture.

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5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

10 Tricky Questions About Ethics and Leadership Answered

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Use this curated collection of posts to shore up your knowledge for the new year: Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking ethics questions ethical business leadership ethical thinking ethics blog ethics ethics in leadership LeadershipBy Linda Fisher Thornton.

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A COVID-19 Leadership Reset: Moving Beyond Paradox

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Are Best Practices Really Best?

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By Linda Fisher Thornton Organizations are facing multiple connected challenges. First, they need to prevent ethical mistakes in a high speed, highly transparent business environment.

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COVID-19 Response: 12 Resources for Business

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Perspectives on a Future With COVID-19

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By Linda Fisher Thornton Due to the uncertainty and constant change we're experiencing during the pandemic, every organization should be considering how to adapt to multiple COVID-19 scenarios.

Who’s Accountable For Ethical Artificial Intelligence?

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How do you build accountability into your organization's use of AI? This article includes an overview of those ethical implications and steps organizations can take to build ethics into current and future AI projects.

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5 Reasons Why We Want Learning and Not “Right Answers”

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Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Trends context based mindset future of learning leadership and learning learner motivationBy Linda Fisher Thornton Often when we test our purpose is to assess progress toward learning objectives.

Clarify, Don’t Oversimplify

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 1)

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 5)

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“Ethical Thinking Isn’t Automatic”

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"For ethical leadership to stick, the culture needs an infrastructure that consistently supports acting on stated values.Ethical cultures treat ethical thinking as something that must be cultivated, demonstrated, and practiced over time.".

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Foster Your Ethical Brand Reputation

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Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Unethical Leadership: Selective Respect

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10 Things Ethical Leaders Believe

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It includes 10 Things Ethical Leaders Believe that transform their leadership and their organizations. While dealing with the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic, we need to remember that good decisions are always made based on values.

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 3)

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Leaders: Is An Insider Mindset Ethical?

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Leaders focus on the good of their teams, organizations and communities. They work to achieve challenging goals and outcomes and they handle day-to-day crises. HOW they do that is shaped by their mindsets.

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.