These times call for leaders who dare to set new standards based on moral values and who inspire others. Leaders in ethics
"Trust arrives on foot, and departs viral
Leadership & Ethics
Acting with integrity and ethics is about trust, respect, morality and doing the right thing. Ethical dilemmas are all around us, and we increasingly see that the reputation of an organisation or individual becomes (irreparably) damaged, with far-reaching consequences.
Profit is also no longer the sole raison d’être of organisations. Sustainability, integrity, transparency, trust; these are themes that an organisation must address to survive and satisfy stakeholders.
You may be thinking: ‘Surely our organisation has a code of ethics’.
But… is that code just something written in a document or is it really a compass for the organisation,
against which everyone tests ethical dilemmas, behaviour and decisions?
Doing the right thing, even when no one is looking, is not easy
It requires the courageous-human-conversation, honest self-reflection and listening to feedforward
Take the ethical leadership test
If you cannot answer one or more questions concretely, don’t wait any longer.
Your own reputation and that of the organisation are at stake.
Take the first step today and schedule an ethical leadership meeting.
Ethical dilemmas are often not black|white or right|wrong. The important thing is that you can substantiate and explain your final choice to those around you. Usually then, not everyone agrees with you, but it does make it easier to accept your decision.
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Develop a strong ethical compass: personally, professionally and as an organisation
A compass you can rely on even during storms