Chapter 12

Leading with Integrity

Walking Your Talk


In This Chapter

  • Increase self-awareness of what drives leaders.
  • Helps leaders align their values with those of their organization and guard against ethical violations.
  • Four-step process to help leaders clarify what they stand for.

Lofty goal or expected behavior? In either case, values-based leaders are becoming more and more accountable for what they say, how they act, and what they believe. Given the too-frequent recent accounts of outright unethical and often questionable behavior outside commonly accepted social norms, businesses expect their leaders to toe the line and to stay within the bounds of productive and morally acceptable behavior. The ...

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