10 Characteristics of Ethical Leaders

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Sep 3, 2020 2:29 PM

Few things are more important to human activity than leadership. Effective leadership makes a business organization successful. It enables a not-for-profit organization to fulfill its mission. The effective leadership of parents enables children to grow into independent and productive adults. But for all leaders, abiding by ethical standards is vital.

What are the characteristics of an ethical leader? If you were asked to list the qualities and behaviors of leaders who live out their values, what characteristics would you cite?

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10 Ethical Myths

Posted by Christine Vogt on Apr 15, 2020 11:11 AM

We have seen that there are many factors at play in shaping behavior in the workplace. Nonetheless, the question remains: How is it that decent people can behave in an unethical manner in business?

Research suggests a number of reasons. The KPMG Forensic Survey polled a representative sample of American workers and found that pressure for results was the most often cited reason for misconduct. Another interesting finding from the KPMG survey was that only 34% of respondents said a desire for personal gain prompted unethical behavior.

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5 Principles for Developing an Ethical Culture

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Oct 22, 2019 10:16 AM

Leadership and ethical conduct go hand in hand. Principled leaders demand principled behavior. In turn, ethical behavior is a foundation of effective leadership.

When it comes to organizational ethics, it starts at the top. No organization can achieve a sustainable ethical culture without senior management setting the example and leading the way.

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6 Major Ethical Business Frameworks

Posted by Jennifer Ware on Jan 29, 2019 9:43 AM

Business ethics should be at the forefront of every organization’s culture. Unethical behavior can be costly from both a legal and public relations standpoint. Learn about the six frameworks for ethical decision making in our latest infographic.

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Ethical Communication in the Workplace

Posted by Tricia Goodwin on Dec 12, 2018 9:00 AM

Most of us spend half (or more than half) of our waking hours in the workplace. At work, we communicate with a range of people with different roles, experiences, cultures, perspectives, and power levels. Knowing how to communicate skillfully across such a wide spectrum of colleagues is an essential skill set in the modern workplace.

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