Organizational and personal leadership always include an element of ethics. Modeling ethical behavior and creating an environment that supports others in being their best selves are both elements of good leadership.
At the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, we work with people in business, government, education, health care, and technology to identify best practices in leadership ethics.
Leadership Ethics Blog
Trends in governance as a strategic tool, enlightened markets, and the impact of ethics on business results
A broader set of stakeholder rights matter.
Evaluating Leadership Character
Companies with a controlling shareholder tend to underperform.
What Ethical Leadership Looks Like
Former acting U.S. attorney general sends Congress a wake-up call.
Selected Leadership Articles
Corporate Governance Continues to Evolve
Stakeholders, diversity, and right relations are on the minds of people minding corporations.
How to Improve Corporate Governance's Most Important Relationship
The role of relational competence in board-management problems.
Lessons from Pope Francis and Exxon Mobil
Corporate leaders must embrace farsightedness in order to protect the interests of all stakeholders.