Tag: Ethical Leadership

What sort of business leader do we really want?

What sort of business leader do we really want?

The US election has been one way answering what sort of leader some people want. Another is the spell-binding Abel Gance silent movie Napoleon.  Once again this extraordinary achievement packed out a major London venue in November 2016. It keeps  happening. Whenever this marvel of cinema rears its head, audiences […]

When culture and values fail—what next?

When culture and values fail—what next?

The fall of John Stumpf, long serving CEO of Wells Fargo makes good headlines.   Some 5,000 or so employees fired for abusing the trust of the banks’ customers sounds even better.  It seems to show  a management on the war path. Is this the top team riding to the rescue […]

“Ethical fading”: not just a convenient label

“Ethical fading”: not just a convenient label

It’s not immediately obvious what VW, The Labour Party and the South Yorkshire police have in common. Up close though, the similarities are only too clear. All three are currently experiencing serious cases of ethical fading. The latter, described in more detail in a recent post here, occurs when people […]