Unintended consequences: excuses or justifications?

  I read an ethics article this week and the term “unintended consequences” was used in regards to being a result of decision making. This concept intrigued me to think further on it. If something is an “unintended consequence” of a decision, does it make any less important or vital? Was it unintended because one…

Moral hypocrisy: a serious issue?

“Moral hypocrisy is when one’s evaluations of their own moral transgressions differ substantially from their evaluations of the same transgressions committed my others.” Ann Tenbrunsel and Max Bazerman This a case of don’t do as I do, but do as I say. I love the concept of moral hypocrisy, and yet it seems so prevalent.…

People listen with their eyes so, what are they hearing?

  1. What are the areas of acceptability? • Leaders need to be clear what is acceptable, what is not acceptable and why in dealing with protocols, attitudes, approaches, and processes. 2. Where do we need to clarify our mission and values, to make it clear that we are an ethical organization, and ethics are…

So how will you take your ethical culture to the next level?

What does all that has gone on with the leadership of FIFA, of Military generals, Congressmen resigning over ethics issues,to name a few, have to say about the leadership training all received? Who/What provides the “checks and balances?” How about taking the time to do an “ethics check” to help pinpoint some of issues that…