There are companies that are winning categories in one aspect of ethical leadership (CSR, Sustainability, or Human Rights for example) and then being cited for violations in another aspect of ethical leadership (CSR, Sustainability, or Human Rights for example). The fact that it is happening illustrates the point that "ethical leadership" is broader than many companies think it is.
5 Unethical Phrases: Low Trust
How we treat people is an important part of ethical leadership. It is also a critical part of building trust in the organization. These 5 phrases signal that the speaker may not be treating other people in the company respectfully and may not be considering the ideas and concerns of others when making decisions:
The Financial Crisis and the Sustainability Crisis Have a Common Cause
How are the financial crisis and the sustainability crisis connected? They are both fueled by large numbers of business people simultaneously using a narrow, short-term view of their responsibilities. A short-term view is thinking that is narrowly focused on accomplishing short-range internal company goals and fails to consider the impact of business choices beyond the company's walls and beyond the current financial reporting period.
Leadership and…the Social Media Context
Did you ever feel overwhelmed by the enormity of the social media venues? Unsure which ones to embrace in your business? The conversation prism (brought to you by Brian Solis and JESS3) is a graphic that depicts the scope of social…
The Sustainability Mindset
There is a completely new mindset required to navigate the complex issues of our time. Sustainability is a word that is being used to describe the practice of operating as if our impact on the world and its resources truly matters…
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This blog was started in order to help leaders find cutting edge, research-based, practical tools for improving leadership and leadership development in today's business world. The focus is on ethical, results-based leadership. "There are a variety of reasons why CLOs are finding…
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