Ethics

Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young Tells CEOs ‘I Almost Have More Faith In Business...

Ambassador Andrew Young brought a room full of CEOs to near tears. Drawing on his skills as an oratory skills as a preacher, Young delivered a emotional celebration of the free enterprise system.

CEOs Must Navigate The Ethics Of AI And Machine Learning

Learn from Amazon's mistake, if we want machine learning to be ethical, humans—and CEOs especially—need to stay involved in its deployment.

What CEOs Can Learn From The Google Walkouts

For CEOs, simply aspiring to be ethical isn’t enough; devoting time to actualizing their ideals is the key to success in this area.

Demystifying The Fall Of Carlos Ghosn

The news of Carlos Ghosn’s arrest for defrauding Japan’s tax authorities is setting off alarm bells in headquarters all over the world. But what was he thinking?

What Really Matters: A Conversation With Patrick Lencioni

In an era dominated by technological transformation, management by metric and unicorn-or-bust business plans, Patrick Lencioni has a powerful, contrarian message for CEOs: Lasting success won’t arise out of better AI or luring talent with dubious promises of “purpose.”

Tone At The Top Matters When It Comes To Policing Ethics

Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), talks about the organization’s business ethics survey, trends in ethics and the CEO's role in policing ethics.
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The Main Drivers of CEO Activism

Researchers Aaron Chatterji and Michael Toffel talk to us about the emerging trend of CEO activism, what’s driving CEOs to speak out, and more.

Who Cares About Your Personal Values? Everyone, So Embrace The Change

With issues such as gun control, the #Metoo movement, equality, and inclusivity consistently in the headlines, the expectations of companies and their CEOs are rapidly changing.
Disney CEO Bob Iger

Disney CEO Bob Iger Again Shows Moral Leadership With Roseanne Fiasco

Disney CEO Bob Iger didn’t hesitate a moment in showing moral leadership this week by cancelling “Roseanne.”

CEO Guidelines For Speaking Out On Controversial Issues

When it comes to successfully extolling your purpose or speaking out on politics, there’s a right way and a wrong way. Here are six guidelines to get you started.
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After Plunging In December, CEO Outlook For 2019 Ticks Up In January

After plunging to a two-year low in December, CEO confidence in future business conditions ticked up 2.5% in January to 6.6 out of 10, from 6.4 out of 10 in December.
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