Are Jerks More Likely to Have Workplace Power?

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If it were true that disagreeable people had an edge, it would, to some degree, make the challenge of creating an ethical culture harder since leadership is crucial to fostering an ethical climate. I admit it. In the last several years or…

6 Ways to Rationally Deal with Your Rotten Boss

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If your boss hasn’t stepped up to the challenge of leading with empathy, flexibility, and thoughtfulness in the pandemic, you’re not alone. “He literally pitched my idea to the client as if it was his...right in front of me! I’d…

How CEOs Should Think About Rebuilding America

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The OODA (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) loop framework, used by Air Force pilots, is readily adaptable for peacetime use to help CEOs become the fast-evolvers they need to be to survive—or better yet, thrive—in an uncertain business environment. The…

The Case Against Entrepreneurship As We Know It

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Is there a “Third Way” for entrepreneurship, which differs from both laissez-faire and centralized planning? Entrepreneurship is typically regarded as an individualistic activity that takes place in a free-market economy, usually in…

Can We Have Post-Traumatic Growth After COVID-19?

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Jonathan Haidt explains how organizations can not just cope with, but positively evolve through, this crisis.

Behavioral Legal Ethics, University of Tennessee, 2017

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Download syllabus for Behavioral Legal Ethics, taught at University of Tennessee in 2017 by Paula Schaefer. Download

Leading With Values, University of Michigan-Ross School of Business, 2013

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Download syllabus for Leading With Values, taught at University of Michigan-Ross School of Business in 2013 by Dave Mayer. Download

Values Based Leadership, Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management, 2015

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Download syllabus for Values Based Leadership, taught at Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management in 2015 by Adam Waytz. Download

Head to Head: A conversation on behavioral science and ethics

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Introducing Head to Head: A conversation on behavioral science and ethics, a new eBook created for anyone interested in improving the effectiveness of compliance and ethics (C&E) programs in organizations.

Book Review: Margaret Heffernan’s “Beyond Measure”

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Margaret Heffernan's new book "Beyond Measure: The big impact of small changes," is an original manifesto for business leaders. Creating strong organizational cultures does not require multi-million dollar programs; instead, small actions by each employee- from Custodian to CEO- matter more and have the biggest impact.