ETHICAL LEADERSHIP

Is your leader willing to speak up?

Is your leader willing to speak up?

Now more than ever we need ethical leadership. In many companies businesses leaders regularly urge employees to speak up. To voice values. Only if they do can the organisation avoid the hidden rocks that can damage or even sink a company through reputational disaster. The benefits of speaking up are […]

Training leaders to lead—time for a re-think?

Training leaders to lead—time for a re-think?

How effective is the present investment in growing new leaders? US companies alone spend almost $14 billion annually on various forms of leadership development. In the UK only 7 percent of senior managers polled by a UK business school thought their companies developed global leaders effectively. Trust in leaders in […]

Should ethics really be taught in schools?

Should ethics really be taught in schools?

“We’re here to make money” That remains the over-arching driving force behind most businesses, and in some ways it’s right. A commercial business making no profit is either going  broke, or is some kind of welfare case. But while making a profit is important, this can never be the sole […]