Choosing Business leaders with integrity powerpoint

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Choosing Business Leaders with Integrity. Oddy Okafor Ethics Lois Huff -5:30-645
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4 major steps How they treat others who have less power Passing the “Carl Sandburg test” “interior” Business conversation Noticing problems
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Step 1 How they treat others who have less power Character is revealed by how we treat those with no power People who are powerless draw out our internal dispositions Observe how executives act around children Johnny Carson never liked having kids on The Tonight Show because they stole the limelight and often got more laughs. People who are focused
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Step 2 Passing the “Carl Sandburg test” Carl Sandburg test is how business leaders “really” treat their workers. Wal-Mart managers locking store doors and forcing their laborers to work unpaid overtime. Good if the executive interacts with workers on friendly, social basis.
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Step 3 “interior” Business conversation
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Unformatted text preview: When a decision is being made, was the decision based off the executives personal needs or were the employees feelings taken into consideration. Step 4 Noticing problems Do business leaders understand that their company is not perfect Good business leader understands that their company is not perfect, and accepts problems and works at how to fix them. Ethical Theories relating to authors views in article Utilitarianism view : Author feels that having a good business leader will make employees, and other outside or inside business relations happy. Social Contract Theory : Author feels that a good business leader is one that follows the rules in the work place, and employees would follow them as well to create a good business company environment. Sources http://business-ethics.com/2010/10/18/1308-choosing-business-leaders-with-integrity/...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course FINA 1307 taught by Professor Friday during the Spring '11 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.

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