Advancing Individual Ethical Conduct in Business
Connecting academic and business thought leaders to explore character ethics, the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership creates and disseminates content that is forward-looking, pragmatic, and provocative. Check out some of our most recent offerings from our To the Point: Dispatches from the Ethical Frontier write-ups and our Walking the Talk: Insights on Putting Ethics into Practice video series.
All companies need to have a code of conduct, but can most employees tell you what it says? At Georgia-Pacific, probably so. See how their innovative scenario-based training is changing the game.
John Gordon, Vice President of Strategy and Project Management for IBM's Watson Project, discusses how missing a goal can release the gradual buildup of pressure to hit targets at any cost.
When designing ethics curriculum, focusing on the examples of failed ethics could actually decrease ethical behavior of students and trainees.
Knowing that hiring ethical people means building a better organization, what predictors can savvy employers use to assess a potential employee’s ethical fiber?
Barry Salzberg, Global CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, cites examples from his career where saying "no" was the best way to do what was right.
Founded on interdisciplinary research and tested within the high-stakes environment of the United States Air Force, a conceptual framework used there could help take your organization to the next level.
At five bucks a pop and ten minutes per test, can your company afford NOT to do integrity testing?
Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, emphasizes the importance of holding even top performers accountable to ethical policies. He tells of an instance in his career where this was especially hard to do, but was absolutely the right thing for the company.
They’re everywhere, and they can help—but it’s not automatic. Here’s how to ensure your mission and values statements make a real impact.
Why do people do the right thing?
The Mendoza College of Business and Deloitte share the ideal that businesses can be engines for creating good. At the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership, we believe that ethics can drive the business world forward and improve it toward this end. We aim to understand how ethical behavior is generated in work contexts, and then to disseminate that understanding to business leaders.
Check out Jessica McManus Warnell's book Engaging Millennials for Ethical Leadership: What Works for Young Professionals and Their Managers, the newest installment of the Giving Voice to Values on Business Ethics and Corportate Social Responsibility Collection. Description and pre-order information here.