The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics explores ethical issues in organizational leadership such as corporate governance, role-based ethics and tone at the top. We also address questions of personal ethical leadership.
A collection of articles sharing research and practical approaches to addressing the ethical challenges inherent in creating diverse, anti-racist, inclusive organizations. We help managers understand what they need to do to create the kind of culture built on values, void of toxicity, and viable for the diversity represented in today's workforce.
Culture Self-Assessment Practice recommends approaches to evaluating culture for ethics within companies and other types of organizations. The materials are primarily for members of an organization’s leadership team, including human resources and legal, but designed to engage a cross-section of leaders from various disciplines.
Leadership Ethics articles on corporate governance, ethical reasoning, diversity, mission and values, and culture.
Case studies on leadership ethics issues faced by organizations such as Apple, Starbucks, and Wells Fargo.
A mission statement serves as a standard for ethical decision-making to guide individuals and organizations.
Diversity and inclusion problems in Silicon Valley organizations are solvable if the issues are considered as ethical dilemmas. Find resources, articles, videos, and blog posts about diversity and inclusion here.
This teaching module for business ethics, leadership and management courses includes two videos, homework assignments, and class discussion, all designed to spark conversation about ethical issues associated with whistleblowers and corporate governance.
Leading tech companies collaborate with White House to create voluntary guardrails on artificial intelligence. While reactions are mixed, the effort should nevertheless be celebrated for providing the leadership that elected officials, industry leaders, and private citizens have been asking for.
This wave of ethical convergence, driven by a desire to develop responsible technology, might just be strong enough to accomplish what centuries of discussion have not yet done—arrive at a global ethic.
The risk that unethical employees pose to a corporation justify the inclusion of a few good questions related to ethics in the interview process.
Ann Skeet, senior director, leadership ethics, quoted by Fox Business.
Ann Skeet, senior director, leadership ethics, quoted by PC Magazine.
Ann Skeet, senior director, leadership ethics, quoted by Dan Patterson | News.
Leadership ethics explores the relationships between leaders and followers and provides tools for those in leadership roles to bring ethics forward in organizations. Ann Skeet, senior director of leadership ethics, has developed a leadership model that encourages users to think of their leadership as a practice. It shows how leadership happens on a continuum from the personal to the formal, building from a leader’s character and including actions the leader takes, with elements combining to render the impact the leader has.
Leadership ethics looks at the issues people face when they're in formal leadership roles. It can also be about personal leadership—people’s character and values and how they “show up” in life, which is central to the way they are able to have an impact as leaders.