ETHICAL DECISION MAKING

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Goals–are yours fit-for-purpose ?

To stay on top of their game, ethical business leaders will find it pays to take a fresh look at their goals, and how to set them The mundane routine of goal-setting gains fresh relevance when it prompts ethical business behavior. The wrong goal can do the opposite, placing an […]

What does “Doing what’s right” really mean?

“I did what I thought was right, given the circumstances, given my knowledge at the time, given the pressures on me at the time.” Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding leader. “Doing what’s right” lies at the heart of ethical leadership. In business there’s always room for debate about what this means […]

“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 […]