5 Reasons Why Respect is an Ethical Issue

Why We Need Respectful Workplaces

Is your workplace high stress? Do people treat each other in disrespectful ways? It just may surprise you to know that “behaviors that we once thought were just abrasive leadership styles or annoyances, are causing harm to people and businesses.”

This 5 Minute Video

  • Explains the importance of respectful behavior in today’s workplace
  • Reviews 5 trends organizational leaders need to know
  • Highlights important research about ethics, interpersonal behavior and harm
  • Includes discussion questions for organizational leaders

This Leading in Context™ Video “The Evolving Leadership Context: Respectful Workplaces” is provided as a community service for leader education. It is re-released here to spread the word about the importance of respect, and how unethical interpersonal behaviors can cause harm to people and businesses. The research highlights may surprise you.

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Linda Fisher Thornton is CEO/Owner of Leading in Context. She is on a mission to clarify what it means to lead ethically in a complex world. Before becoming an external consultant, Linda was Chief Learning Officer and Senior Vice President for Central Fidelity Bank, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. She teaches Leadership as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies.

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About Linda Fisher Thornton
Author of 7 Lenses, Speaker, Bringing Out the Best in People and Organizations Through Proactive Ethical Leadership, CEO Leading in Context, 2014 Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior, Adj. Assist. Prof. of Ethics and Leadership, UR SPCS

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