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Power Comes from Integrity

Peter Drucker is known as the “Father of Modern Management” because his concepts revolutionized the way we manage. In discussing integrity, he showed that it can mean a lot of different things to different people, but he simplified it to a single sentence: “Integrity means adhering to a code of ethics and doing the right thing by sticking to that code.” He was very clear that personal integrity was a part of business integrity, and doing the right thing in business and professional life was immensely powerful for both the individual and the corporation. People frequently cannot believe that simple integrity can be so effective or can have such a significant positive impact. Well, it absolutely can. ...

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