Leading from voice is a necessary attribute for leadership movements. But the ability to inspire, persuade through empathy and trust should be commenced in all organizations.
There are many major challenges that today’s Trust leadership face due to the escalation of various corporate misconducts. Which you can see anywhere and everywhere! Among those, “Lack of Integrity” or “Lack of Ethics in Culture” is a severe threat for the foundation of trust.
A strong work ethic is crucial to an organization accomplishing its objectives. Each representative (from the CEO to workers) must maintain a good work ethic to keep the company functioning at its pinnacle. The elements like empathy and trust must reflect not just in the language of ethics, but also in the organizational culture that supports ethical conduct.
After reading this much, you must be thinking how should I define Ethics of my life?
Ethics are the set of morals and principles that a person gives commitments to articulate his/her Personal Values. How does she want to spend her time at work? What kind of work environment does he want to maintain? How does she take her responsibilities? What extent does he like to mingle with others? How does he want to face complexity in work? All these questions when you ask yourself, what kind of answers you get?? There must be a standardized pattern you have been following consciously or unconsciously when you come into a crowd. Does this ring a bell?
In Temenos language, we define this as one of the practices of “Containeering” (Container building) - coined by Temenos+Agility founder, Siraj Sirajuddin.
What are the reasons that make people abandon their ethics at work and what we can do about it?
Former Lucky stores CEO Don Ritchey said “I start out with the presumption that most people want to be ethical. It’s sort of a Golden rule philosophy. So set up a climate where you not only say it, but where people see that you mean it, and it works. If you are able to remove the unethical barriers then nobody has to go through the choices between -- What is the right thing to do and what is good business.”
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