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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 →


Are You a Victim of Gaslighting in the Workplace?

How to Deal With Gaslighting Through Your Own Actions I have previously blogged about gaslighting in personal relationships. A good resource for you to look at if you believe you are a victim of it has been posted by psycom.net. Today, I address the issue of gaslighting in the workplace,... Read more →


Advice on Whether to Accept That Job Offer  

Go Where You Are Wanted If you are like me, there have been occasions in your work-life where you either felt squeamish about accepting a new job because of concerns about the potential employer or wanted to leave a job because you had doubts about the employer. For me, the... Read more →


Empathy to Ethics: Where Heart Meets Business

A Key to Emotional Intelligence From time to time I post guest blogs when they contribute to the dialogue about ethics in the workplace. Today's guest blog is by Charlie Fletcher. Here is a link to her online portfolio: Stories by Charlie Fletcher : Contently. You’ve probably heard about empathy... Read more →


The Importance of Compassion in the Workplace

Compassion is the Key to Building Wellness in an Organization I have previously blogged about empathy in the workplace, discussing why it’s so important for creating an ethical organization environment. In today’s blog I will address the importance of compassion in the workplace and why it, too, is important to... Read more →


Ethical Issues Surrounding Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations

Can employers require employees to get vaccinated? Employers need to consider a variety of issues when contemplating mandating COVID-19 vaccinations. There are good points and not so good points. One way to evaluate the ethical issues is by applying the cost-benefit analysis approach to ethical decision making, known as utilitarianism.... 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 Importance of Empathy in the Workplace

What Does Empathy Mean For the Workplace Culture and the Pandemic? Last week I blogged about empathy in my “Ethics Sage” blog. Today I address the issue of empathy in the workplace and characteristics of those who possess the moral trait of being empathetic towards another person. First, let’s look... Read more →


Covid-19 Shot Can Be a Requirement to Reenter the Workplace

Considerations in Mandating Covid-19 Vaccination Can an employer mandate a Covid-19 vaccination of employees to return to work? There is no federal law specifically addressing that issue. The matter remains up to private businesses, state, or other local laws. The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. employers could require all... Read more →


Bipolar Individuals in the Workplace: Contributions and Cautions

The View from Employees with Bipolar Disorder One of the most frequently commented on blogs that I have written during my 15 years blogging are those on bipolar disorder and workplace performance. The comments run the gamut from high praise to criticism for my inability to explain bipolar correctly. I... Read more →