Ep 05: Infusing Ethics into your Organization

by | Aug 15, 2017

Marsha Egan is the founder and CEO of The Egan Group, Inc., an award-winning professional coaching firm focused on helping entrepreneurs and executive leaders achieve their personal, professional, and organizational goals. She is the author of several books, including Inbox Detox, Great Starts for Great Meetings, and The Silent Signals of Success Journal.

Marsha joins me today to discuss the three ways organizations and leaders can infuse ethics into their business and the best ways to motivate ethical behavior. She also explains the difference between staying legal and staying ethical, and the value of case studies to your organization.

“Values equal culture.” – Marsha Egan

 

– what you’ll learn –

 

  • What is “passive ignorance” and how to avoid it in your business
  • The benefits and drawbacks of “compliance-based” ethics
  • The difference between legal behavior and ethical behavior
  • How “values-based” ethics helps motivate your team to do the right thing
  • Engaging millennials in value-based ethics
  • How to ensure everyone at your organization understand how to put ethics into action
  • The value and structure of case studies.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Laws are usually on the edge of ethical behavior. Just because something is legal doesn’t mean it’s ethical.
  • Doing things that help people want to be ethical and want to do the right thing is the target.

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