Feb 14
For Ethical Behavior, You Need The Right Environment
The recent Wells Fargo debacle, in which 5,300 employees opened over a million fraudulent accounts, is only one of the recent corporate scandals that seem to be increasingly common. 41% of employees say that they’ve seen something unethical in the past year, and 10% reported feeling pressured to compromise ethical standards. What causes such ethical failures? According to Ron Carucci, best-selling author and co-founder of the coaching firm Navalent, organizations create environments that may cause employees to behave unethically. Carucci outlines 5 reasons why employees might make unethical choices due to organizational culture. There isn’t enough psychological safety for them…
Sep 22
Gregg Ward Weighs in on Wells Fargo Scandal
22 Sep, 2016. 0 Comments. Media, Press, Respectful Leadership. Posted By: Gregg Ward
Gregg went on air at News Radio 1140 WRVA to discuss the recent Wells Fargo fiasco and what happens when employees feel they have to do what they’re told or lose their jobs. In a high-pressure work environment where employees may face these kinds of choices, Gregg said that it’s the responsibility of management to have enough respect for both employees and customers to steer clear of these types of situations. He went on to explain why the Wells Fargo issue is a good example of how disrespectful leadership can cause customers to lose faith and trust in even the…