Tag: CEOs

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What do ethical business leaders do best?

Ethical leaders tend to run more profitable companies. Why? One reason is they usually show a strong personal commitment to affecting company culture. Equally important, there’s a positive link between a company with a strong affirming culture, and individual performance. These same leaders will therefore be good at installing or […]

Social Concern: A wake-up call for ethical business leaders

Recently, PayPal killed the accounts of anyone pushing racist views.  “You have to have the courage to make those decisions” PayPal CEO Dan Schulman.” The action shows how ethical leaders can take relevant actions to promote social responsibility by their companies and key stakeholders. Echoing these concerns about social responsibility, […]

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 […]

Customers get the worse deal as stakeholders

Misleading customers can be an expensive luxury. In 2013 for example, fines for swindling their customers cost Npower nearly £4 million in 2013, Scottish Power  £8.5m, Tesco £300,000, AXA £1.8million. This month, March 2014, Toyota admitted misleading customers and agreed a huge $1.2 Billion criminal fine.   Also this month in […]