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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The ROI on Ethics Education/Training in 2017 depends on………………

  1.       Making clear the differences and likenesses between compliance and ethics, including the different approaches to training/education of each.   2.       Compliance training needs to be ongoing, so must the approach, financial investment and how ethics compliments the compliance training initiative.     3.       The understanding and the reality that compliance experts, have their…

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Values, Virtues, and Leadership

Values, Virtues, and Leadership In these challenging times for many businesses, leaders need to periodically take a step back and spend time in reflection as to what their real influence is in their respective workplaces. Take time in the beginning and the end of each day to ponder on how well you’ve done in staying…

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