ensuring effective debate and discussion" (p. 714). This can include having more than one group working independently on the same problem, utilizing outside experts for guidance. The second type of solution Ben-Hur, et al. offer is an insight solutions, "those that focus more on helping decision-making teams to understand how they make decisions and the politics and biases involved, with the aim of helping them improve their decision-making process" (p. 714).References:Ben-Hur, S., Kinley, N., & Jonsen, K. (2012). Coaching executive teams to reach better decisions.The Journal of Management Development, 31(7), 711-723. doi:Thompson, L. (2013). Making the team: a guide for managers(5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, Pearson Prentice Hall.In today’s fast paced culture, an organization’s integrity, values and moral code are set by senior level leaders, as they are responsible for setting the culture for the organization to follow (Thompson, 2014). In the simplest of terms, organizational leaders must set the tone for the organization, by leading through example. According to Price (2008) “value is defined not in some objective, third party sense but rather by membership in a particular organization, communities, stats, group members must look to social meaning to determine what morality means to them.” (p. 166). An organization’s integrity, values and moral code must never be compromised.When the organization leaders values are focused on doing what is right, even when no one is looking, the organization is set to maintain their organizational character when faced with any situation. Leadership performanceand ethical decision-making are a forefront discussion when something goes wrong within an organization (Lehmann, 2000). With global news giants such as: Fox News, CNN and Sky News an unfortunate accident or incident in small town middle-America can quickly become a ethical and moral crisis if handled without the upmost
of honesty, integrity and empathy by organizational leaders. A less than ethical decision to lie or misguide society on what truly happened, can lead to an organization’s demise. Just as organizations strive to improve profits and
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