Time for a Code of Ethics Check.

A number of companies have begun to embrace the reality that being ethical, and acting ethical are vital and integral to business success. Here are a few reflections for your consideration in planning your ethics training initiatives for 2015. Please remember that the focus of quality ethics training is to teach, model and reinforce the…

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How about this working definition of ethics?

Ethics is a tough decision with the payout at the end. An unethical decision is an easy one with the payout up front. Ethics as tough decision, requires a different approach to ethics training. Ethics training cannot be just a recitation of “standards”, theory, or a stagnant approach to the subject. Making a tough decision…

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The courageous leader needs to…..

understand that to be courageous, one must possess the ability to face difficulty, uncertainty or pain, without being overcome by fear or intimidated by consequences. Wow, that’s a mouthful and yet how many of this type of leader to you know or work for? My guess would be, not many, and why is that? How…

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Degrees don’t seem to mean” dittle” when…..

  it comes to ethics, values, having a moral compass or moral awareness with some people. Daily accounts of executives doing things against the law and that are unethical come from well educated, highly regarded leaders, C-suite execs, etc. A question here is what is it that “tempts” those whose companies are fined millions/billions of…

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An ethical quagmire for leaders?

  1. What does it mean to you to be ethical? You need to define it, not just for yourself but for your people. You need to embrace it and consistently promote/live it. 2. What guides you ethically? List the values that you internalize and prioritize them in order of personal preference. 3. Have you…

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