Ethical business leadership has become more important than ever in an era of social media and consumers that are willing to vote with their wallets.
Whether an issue of discrimination, sexual harassment, environmental damage or financial misconduct, allegations of unethical behaviour within a business can destroy years – even decades – of built-up community trust.
Now, the COVID-19 pandemic is creating new ethical dilemmas for business leaders and managers.
Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership CEO Vanessa Pigrum and Steven Ronson, Fair Work Ombudsman Executive Director for Enforcement and alumnus of the Executive Colloquium program, highlight the importance of ethical decision-making for leadership teams and boards.
via Adelaide Advertiser, 15 September 2020See More
Leadership groups with people from mixed backgrounds, ethnicity and gender do better because “they challenge more, and they have more discussion and debate and that leads to better decision-making,” says Vanda Murray OBE.
New research has revealed that London-listed companies where women make up more than one in three executive roles have a profit margin more than 10 times greater than those without.
via BBC, 27 July 2020See More
It goes without saying that inclusive leadership will support more inclusive organisations, but are leaders prepared to make the hard decisions necessary to adapt to the realities of inclusion?
Modernising leadership, in the face of a new age of racial equality, will inevitably require changes to the composition of leadership teams.
Organisational activity to dismantle racism will necessarily involve work at leadership level to address how it approaches diversity, and inclusion, within its own ranks.
via Forbes, 4 August 2020See More
In today’s changing world, organisations are looking to transform themselves in order to stay competitive and be future-ready. One of the key drivers of an organisation’s ability to transform is its ability to develop leaders who are strategic, agile and resilient. The more the learning and development of senior management is leveraged as a strategic tool the better equipped companies are to transform.
In this article Rose Cartolari talks about how to ensure leadership development programs give you the results you need.
via Forbes, 8 September 2020See More
“A crisis can…tempt people to suspend or apply different values in response to the changed circumstances, but the innovation and nimbleness required should be based on a constant moral framework. In a crisis your values are your strength.” CEO Vanessa Pigrum talks about how to address ethical dilemmas in the workplace, particularly during times of crisis and uncertainty.
via news.com.au, 2 July 2020See More