Articles

A collection of published articles written by Linda Fisher Thornton or featuring her insights. Future Shock, John Blackwell, Virginia Business (includes Thornton’s interview) EDUCAUSE SPECIAL REPORT: Artificial Intelligence: Where Are We Now? (Includes Thornton’s Article “Artificial Intelligence and Ethical Accountability…

Business Ethics Trends

The Business Ethics Report 2009, published by the Ethics Resource Center at Ethicspoint.com, shows that while business ethics improved during the recession, there is concern about sustaining that improvement when the economy improves. 2009 Business Ethics Study by the St. James Ethics…

Collaborative Leadership is the New App

Collaborative leadership includes such broad skills as trust building and using systems thinking in solving problems. While it has been discussed primarily in public policy settings and science classes in the past, leadership programs around the world are now offering entire courses in collaborative leadership. The idea of collaborative leadership as essential in today’s complex business world is catching on. It is being seen as a source of competitive advantage for those organizations who are embracing it and using it well.

Ethical Leadership is Crucial to Profitability

Being an ethical leader is the right thing to do.  And it pays off.  There is a paradox that makes this information difficult for some experienced leaders to act on. Some business leaders are so concerned with the bottom line and shareholder value that they…

About

The current ways of teaching and learning “good leadership” didn’t include the whole picture…  With a background in learning and human development, Linda Fisher Thornton realized that in our global society what we call “ethical leadership” is actually a continuum of…