Posts Tagged ‘HR and L&D’

ethical fade

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.

Authors 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 when making ethical decisions in times of crisis, leaders consider three things: ethical fading; how to test your quandary; and the lessons of behavioural ethics.

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online learning

Organisations’ responses during the current crisis are being closely watched by stakeholders, as will be their choices moving forward. Whether your current focus is on risk management, crisis management or imagining what the future looks like for your organisations, a strong shared ethical base going forward is vital.

“The need for leadership development has never been more urgent. Companies of all sorts realize that to survive in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment, they need leadership skills and organizational capabilities different from those that helped them succeed in the past.….” The Future of Leadership Harvard Business Review.

Online learning can support the development of those capacities.

May 2020

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online professional development course

According to LinkedIn’s new Workforce Confidence Index 91% of people working from home say their time spent learning online will stay the same or increase in the next two weeks.

This enthusiastic embrace of online learning is great news for organisations aware of the critical importance of maintaining professional development for their teams as they prepare for a resilient future.

May 2020

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corporate culture

No company will ever be perfect, because no human being is perfect. Organisations should aim to design a system that makes being good as easy as possible. Nicholas Epley and Amit Kumar say that means attending carefully to the contexts people are actually in, making ethical principles foundational in strategies and policies, keeping ethics top of mind, rewarding ethical behaviour through a variety of incentives, and encouraging ethical norms in day-to-day practices. Doing so will never turn an organisation full of humans into a host of angels, but it can help them be as ethical as they are capable of being.

HBR, May/June 2019

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custom designed online programs

2020 has tested all of our assumptions. Cranlana’s online tailored programs can assist you and your team as you turn your mind towards recovery and rebuilding. Develop shared clarity and a pathway built on relevant, practical ethical foundations for the challenges ahead.

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