Need Ethics Training? Don’t let the economy stop you!

For those of you in the Chicago area…my friends at Voyageur One (http://www.voyageur-one.com/33901.html) and I are partnering in our first event ever to bring you a glimpse of my ethics training program, designed specifically for Compliance Officers, Human Resources Professionals and others in key leadership roles who are in search of an Ethics Program designed…

Why ‘Ethos Week’ makes me sleep better!

I had the privilege of being part of an exciting and unique event at Eastern Michigan University last week. The first event of its kind in the country, offered by a business school. “Ethos Week” was created, developed and implemented by undergraduate and graduate students of the College of Business. “Ethos Week is a week-long…

Moral Leadership and the “Happy Dance”

A recent survey report by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)and the Ethics Resource Center (ERC), “The Ethics Landscape in American Business,” had me out of my desk chair, doing the ‘happy dance.’ The report stated that “ethics can be defined as a philosophy principle concerned with opinions about appropriate and inappropriate moral conduct or…

We have ethics training in Illinois, now all we need is ethics!

Ironically, 5 years ago this month, Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich signed the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act (“The Ethics Act”). (www.illinois.gov) He is now facing possible removal of office and potentially serious legal consequences for alleged unethical and illegal behavior. One feature of this Ethics Act is the requirement that all state employees…