Empowering Employees to Excell
The word empowerment has been gaining currency in management circles for the last several years. In this paper we will define empowerment in a different context. We argue that employee empowerment is an inappropriate focus. Employees are already empowered. The need in business today is to direct that power towards the accomplishment of the employing organization\'s goals and objectives.
The Power of Professionalism
That is the power of professionalization and illustrate why so many organizational “functions” are adopting the accouterments of the traditional professions – including a Code of Ethics, professional certification and continuing education.
Newtonian Ethics - Frank J Navran
Sir Isaac Newton is well recognized as one of the greatest theoretical physicists of all time. I\'m not certain whether anyone has ever considered him an equally prominent social scientist. Perhaps it is time we reconsidered his contribution to the way we do our work in the world of organizational leadership. And, to take it a step further, as a thought leader in the area of ethical leadership.
ISO 26000 – Standard on the Implementation of Social Responsibility in an organisation
Each organisation is part of the society in which it operates and increasingly an organisation’s performance in and impact on this society has become more critical. Awareness amongst stakeholders regarding environmental and social issues, corporate scandals, more stringent regulations and investor demands all put pressure on organisations to critically look at their impact on the environment and the society.
ALTRON SOCIAL AND ETHICS COMMITTEE
MANDATE AND TERMS OF REFERENCE OF SOCIAL AND ETHICS COMMITTEE
The Psychology Of Fraud - Why Good People Do Bad Things
Even if we didn’t suspect it, the data confirms that fraud is prevalent in organizations that surround us. Using data from the Ethics Resource Center derived from their National Business Ethics Survey, National Government Ethics Survey, and National Nonprofit Ethics Survey, we are left with no choice but to conclude that fraud remains a problem.
Debunking the Myths regarding Tone at the Top - Frank J Navran
There are any number of myths in the workplace that create false expectations and misunderstandings regarding the role of leaders in creating what we have come to call an ethical culture or ethical climate.
The Psychology of Roadblocks - Frank J Navran
A Workshop Module for Those Intent of Creating Change Through Training
Before there can be betrayal, there must be trust - Frank J Navran
In today\'s tumultous economic environment a lot is being said about "trust". Ought we have trusted lenders to reasonably assess borrower\'s ability and willingness to repay loans?
Becoming a valuable resource to your board - Frank Navran
Steps to successfully navigate the new relationship between ethics & compliance officers and their board of directors
The need for other-directed ethics as embodied in a Code of Ethics - Liezl Groenewald
Why does an organisation need a Code of Ethics? Are we not all born as moral beings with sufficient moral intelligence, with no or little need for further moral education?
Some thoughts on etiquitte and ethics in golf - Willem Landman & Praveen Naidoo
We found the following amusing golfing story about former US President, Bill Clinton, on the internet written by Brian Viner of the Independent in London.