ethical fade

How To Do Right When Things Go Wrong

16 June, 2020

“Uncertainty is often twinned with speed, and the product can sometimes be poor decisions. Yet organisations seeking to make consistent and coherent decisions face a veritable flood of ethical decision-making models to choose from.”

In the face of so much choice, the authors of this article – Marc Thompson, Academic Director, Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change, and Peter Collins, Program Director, Vincent Fairfax Fellowship at Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership – suggest leaders making ethical decisions in times of crisis consider three things: ethical fading; how to test your quandary; and the lessons of behavioural ethics.

They offer some key principles leaders can draw on to make decisions in complex situations shaped by uncertainty, and the perceived need for fast action, to ensure the best outcomes and protect their organisations’ reputations.

Read the full article here

University of Oxford, Said Business School, 3 June 2020

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