Are these your ethical issues?

In an article by Anne Federwisch on the Ethical Issues in the Financial Services Industry, she refers to the research of Ronald F.Duska and James Mitchell. It seems that these 5 issues can be the same issues in any number of industries. Here they are:   1.Self-interest sometimes morphs into greed and selfishness.    2.Some…

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Lip service to ethics education is no education!

There are so many possibilities, for all budgets, in developing impactful ethics education. Organizations and their leaders who are serious about ethics education to all employees should seriously consider developing a fully integrated ethics education program. In my experience for over 30 years in ethics/leadership education, I believe that such ethics education programs should minimally…

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 How can you improve your ethics training in 2017?

                       How can you improve your ethics training in 2017? Here’s a checklist to help you evaluate how your ethics training is going so far this year to help you evaluate your ethics training for the rest of 2017. I ask these questions, in particular, when evaluating the how I might be able help an…

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What is a “right” decision?

When we are faced with those ambiguous choices where the “right” path is unclear or will produce some painful consequences, where do we turn? If our company has a code of conduct or mission statement, we can look at that and ask, “If I am living up to this credo, what will I do?” However,…

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Values alignment is not a leadership option!

In an article written by Christine Comaford in a recent Forbes magazine, titles: “63% of Employees Don’t Trust Their Leader— and What you can do to Change that.” Here are her four emotional experiences that cause the lack of trust problems. 1.The sense of injustice. 2. Lack of Hope. 3. Lack of confidence. 4. The…

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Maslow,Values and Choices!

During my time as a college instructor on ethics, I came across a captivating description of a “Whole Person”, based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Thought I’d share this with you now given the challenges that face companies and governments currently. The Whole Person: 1.      Accepts oneself and others: Easier said than done, eh? Yet this…

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