Written by Rudy Gaines Maybe the first game we ever played as kids was “Follow the Leader”—and we’ve been doing it ever since. But what we overlook is that without followers, who do leaders lead? Indeed, if you flip the coin of leadership, what you’ll find on the other side is followership. One does not […]
Toyota executive says people are
the engine of the company
As business expands globally, so much rests on the ability of people from different cultures and countries to communicate faster than ever. But emphatic messages often dissolve into confusion. What begins as a significant conversation never reaches the other side of the table.
That key phrase is not just some random maxim tacked on to a company’s mission statement in order to stay current.
Have we been completely honest with our clients? If not, how do we fix this?
Business Ethics is a Team Sport, says O.C. Ferrell, director of the Center for Ethical
Organizational Cultures in the Harbert College of Business.
There’s the impression that business execs and their companies are all about the buck; that “greed is good,” and that ethics and principles, honesty and integrity, often take a back seat to the single-minded pursuit of the dollar.
Odds are you’ve seen a Salt Life logo on a vehicle or an item of apparel. But what drives the company behind the symbol?
Psychopathy, Narcissism and Machiavellianism are known as the “dark triad.” But some of the dark qualities may actually be necessary to get the job done.
The Center for Ethical Organizational Cultures of the Harbert College plays a key role in providing faculty with the resources and classroom materials necessary to help infuse organizational ethics education into our business curriculum.