Tag: ethics

Above The Code

September 26, 2012 2 Comments
Above The Code

Conduct: a mode or standard of personal behavior especially as based on moral principles (Merriam Webster Online) Organizations establish codes of conduct to help their members understand the types of behaviors that both advance and obstruct the organization’s purposeful productivity. Any organization that does not develop, disseminate, support, and enforce a simple code of conduct [...]

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Leadership Foresight

July 6, 2011 7 Comments
Leadership Foresight

The topic of tonight’s #leadfromwithin chat on Twitter was foresight. The hour long discussion was led by Lolly Daskal and Greg Waddell, and hundreds participated. I talk about foresight in my MBA classes on Organizational Behavior as part of our class discussion of leadership. I share with my students this quote about foresight from Robert [...]

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Today’s Trust Enables The Future

May 24, 2011 6 Comments
Today’s Trust Enables The Future

The title of this post is a line from one of my favorite books on leadership, “Leadership is an Art,” by Max DePree. DePree goes on to say: We also enable the future by forgiving the mistakes we all make while growing up. We free each other to perform in the future through the medium [...]

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Don’t Be Compromised By Compromise

April 26, 2011 6 Comments
Don’t Be Compromised By Compromise

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary offers two main ways to think about compromise: 1. settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions 2. a concession to something derogatory or prejudicial <a compromise of principles> Reasonable people often disagree about “the right thing to do.” If you are never willing to compromise with [...]

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