Ethical leadership Feed

Ways to Promote EDI in the Workplace

Overcoming Bias Last Tuesday I blogged about the meaning of equity, diversity and inclusion and its importance in developing an ethical organization culture. In today’s blog I look at ways to promote EDI. LinkedIn Survey Recent events have sparked important conversations around racial bias and social injustice, calling upon institutions... Read more →


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Is a Must for all Organizations

Establishing an Ethical Organization Environment This is the first of two blogs on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The second blog will be posted on June 16. Organizational ethical climate refers to the moral atmosphere of the work environment and the level of ethics practiced within a company. Leaders determine organizational... Read more →


Importance of Being an Ethical Leader

Walking the Talk of Ethics Ethical leadership in business is more important today than ever before. Businesses must cope with delays in the supply chain, rising interest rates, growing inflation, and the remnants of Covid which, in some cases, has led to a demand by employees for more remote work... Read more →


Why Ethics Codes Are Important

What Should Be Included in Your Code of Ethics? I have previously blogged about the importance of establishing an ethical culture in an organization to support the code of ethics. A code is meaningless unless top management models ethical behavior in every action and decision made. Purpose of a Code... Read more →


The Purpose of a Code of Ethics

Creating a Pathway for Ethical Behavior in Organizations I've been out of touch for awhile because of unexpected surgery. I'm on the mend and glad to be blogging again about compelling ethics issues. A code of ethics creates an ethical framework upon which all decisions are founded. A code should... Read more →


Ensuring Income Equality in Your Business

CEOs Make 351 Times More than a Typical Worker A study by the Economic Policy Institute estimates that CEO compensation has grown 1,322% since 1978, while typical worker compensation has risen just 18%. In 2020, CEOs of the top 350 firms in the U.S. made $24.2 million, on average —... Read more →


Wellness in the Workplace: What is it and How Can it Be Achieved?

Health and Wellbeing at Work Comes From Having an Ethical Culture As mental health and wellbeing decline during these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to strive for human flourishing (i.e., happiness) and meaning (i.e., self-actualization) in the workplace through moral excellence. This is the key to achieving wellbeing... Read more →


What Makes for a Good Leader in the Workplace?

Thoughts on Understanding Leadership Last week I wrote a blog about the importance of ethical leadership in the workplace. I addressed the qualities of an ethical leader including honesty, trustworthiness, fair-minded, responsible, accountable, and having integrity. Martin Luenendonk also addresses “The Qualities of an Ethical Leader.” He describes a variety... Read more →


The Role of Ethical Leadership in Organizational Culture

What Are the Qualities of an Ethical, Competent Leader? When we think about ethical leadership, the first thing that comes to mind is: What is Ethics? Simply stated, ethics is about knowing what the right thing to do is in a variety of circumstances and carrying out ethical intent with... Read more →


What is the "Speak Up Culture" in the Workplace?

Relationship to the “Cancel Culture” I was glancing through LinkedIn posts and found one by Tanya Finnie about the Speak Up Culture. Having blogged many times before about the cancel culture, I was intrigued to find out more about the speak up culture and its relationship to cancel culture. “Speak... Read more →