Ethics

Challenges Loom for Next Uber CEO

Now that Uber has chosen Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to fill its vacant CEO position, it’s time to focus on the huge challenges he will face as he comes on board.

Millennials Really Want CEOs to Mount their Soap Boxes

While millennial consumers and employees expect today’s business leaders to be willing to speak out on social issues, it actually does them and their companies more harm than good.

Lessons from iRobot CEO Colin Angle’s Data Privacy Fiasco

When iRobot CEO Colin Angle talked with Reuters about connectivity and virtual simultaneous localization and mapping technology, he likely didn’t expect to find himself defending his company’s data privacy policies once the story ran.

Are CEOs Being Held to a Higher Standard?

What does the uptick—a 36 percent increase—in forced CEO turnovers for ethical issues really mean?

Uber’s Crisis Management Strategy Offers Lessons for CEOs

Uber's management failed the company and its people when it turned a blind eye to the problems behind closed doors, but its swift action to hire an outside law firm once the problems became public and then follow through on its recommendations set a good example for how to handle a crisis situation.

CEO Credibility Crisis Claims are Overblown, Survey Suggests

People trust CEOs, it appears, so long as its their own.

More CEOs are Getting Fired for Ethics Violations

But the rise may have more to do with higher standards than any deterioration in morals.

CEOs Who Graduated During Recessions Tend to Make More Ethical Leaders, Study Shows

Boom-time CEOs beware: there's a risk you could be more narcissistic and possess a greater sense of entitlement.

Wal-Mart CEO’s Mexico Woes Show Importance of Managing Bribery Risk

To avoid falling foul of regulators, leaders should follow four key steps.

Most CEOs are Leaving their Political Views at Home, Survey Finds

It appears the risks of staff division, distraction and possible customer boycotts are keeping leaders on the sidelines.
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