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Markkula Center for Applied Ethics


How to Stand up for Ethics

Ann Skeet, senior director of Leadership Ethics, comments.

“No single person creates culture, but a founder or CEO can certainly influence culture,” says Skeet. These top executives can help mold a positive and purposeful ethical culture. “If leadership in a company is committed to designing systems that promote ethical behavior, that’s a positive sign, as is any additional bandwidth they might have to contribute to industry-wide standards.”

Excerpted from an article in CFA Institute Magazine.