Tag: Business Ethics

Uber: In urgent need of ethical leadership

What kind of leadership is emerging at Uber, the so-called conventional taxi killer? For many users Uber looks a sure thing—a disruptive technology promising to improve the hiring experience and even make it cheaper. It’s a personal-car service aiming to get a client a car in less than five minutes. […]

Slavery: how ethical business leaders can make a difference

“We remain confident that we took every practicable and reasonable step to ensure that the range would be ethically produced.”[spacer height=”20px”] Deputy Chief Executive Fawcett Society, about charity T Shirts revealed as produced in forced labour conditions. Guardian, 3rd November 2014 In 2013 a group of Lithuanian men bought passage […]

How Neuroscience can help ethical leaders–NEW WHITE PAPER

Following a four-part series on how neuroscience can help ethical leaders www.ethical-leadership.co.uk  now launches the full White Paper on Neuroscience and Ethical Leaders CLICK HERE TO READ The White Paper distils key neuroscience findings in recent years. “The brain has particular strengths around Speed, Complexity and Relationships. These influence how we […]

Why Ethical Codes Crash and Burn

By Keith Edmonds, Consultant at Coverdale Organisation Ltd The attentive City audience knew something important was coming. Yet they also expected the usual Bank of England platitudes. Instead Marc Carney who heads up the bank was brutally frank “Capitalism is doomed if ethics vanish” [spacer height=”20px”]Mr Carney told his London […]

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The Five Pillars of Ethical Business Leadership

Even if they do not always recognise them, all business executives face moral dilemmas. What then is new? First, there is the demand to build ethics into the core of companies’ strategies. Not only do  regulators expecting this, so does the rest of society. These days for example “society” can […]