New research suggests that to achieve the highest levels of performance, leaders need both character and competence.
Featured Thought Leadership
Here's how a new research-based formula—generated with the help of machine learning—can keep conflicts from escalating out of control.
As a Senior Vice President at Walgreens, Randy Lewis bet his career on a plan to hire 200 people with disabilities to staff a brand new distribution center. Lewis's plan worked, and it taught him powerful lessons about using business as a tool to help others succeed.
Mutale Nkonde, CEO of AI for the People, shares her approach to advancing racial literacy in the tech industry.
Studies of hand washing hold powerful lessons about what it takes to motivate others to act ethically.
Tom Horton, former Chairman and CEO of American Airlines, explains how hiring for humility can help you create an ethical culture within your organization.
Use these research-based strategies to ensure that truth prevails in your organization.
Here’s why a “good vibes only” approach won’t help you navigate times of change.
In this video interview, Bethany McLean shares her insights on spotting fraudsters, avoiding short-termism, the difference between rules and principles, and the effect of social media on business transparency.
Here's how to avoid turning your moral talk into a "vanity project" and instead keep it focused on the people and the causes that matter most.
Why do people do the right thing?
At the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership, we believe that ethics can drive the business world forward. We aim to understand how ethical behavior is generated in work contexts. By connecting academic and business thought leaders to explore character ethics, we create and disseminate content that is forward-looking, pragmatic, and provocative.
Collaboration with Ethical Systems
Our behavioral science one-sheets, developed in collaboration with Ethical Systems, are designed to connect behavioral science concepts to daily workflow and organizational cultures. We use simple language and concrete examples about how to apply behavioral science concepts in practice. We have added a creative commons license to allow you and your organization to use these one-sheets in a variety of ways, including:
- Handouts to team members
- Posting in common areas
- Including in new-hire packages
- Incorporating into training seminars
- Executive coaching programs
- Bounded Ethicality
- Ethical Fading
- Ethics Pays
- Motivated Reasoning
- Nudging for Ethics
- Speak Up Culture