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Ethics & Leadership

Community Leaders

Colleen Lyons
Colleen Lyons
CEO, FUEL Leadership Consulting & Professor, College of Medicine, Drexel University

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The Ethics & Leadership Member Community is an ongoing platform for discussions about research, practices, frameworks, and contextual approaches concerning ethics and leadership.

Priorities and Projects

  1. Launch our Ethics & Leadership online Intersections community this month.
  2. Mobilize ILA members with curiosity and a point of view about leadership ethics in business, academia, governments, NGOs, and Non-Profits.
  3. Draft a 2021-2022 roadmap, including a provocative speaker series and impactful learning and best practices sessions to increase the impact of the Ethics and Leadership community.
  4. Share new research and promising practices.
  5. Provide leadership and volunteer opportunities that play to your strengths and your calendar demands.

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Sample Ethics Resources



Leadership as Integrity and Trust

Leadership is impossible without integrity, and integrity is inconceivable without trust. Erwin Schwella explores the interconnections between these concepts in his latest blog. He concludes, quite starkly that the flip side – leadership corruption – is deadly and kills.

Good People Need Good Leaders

In the light of the January 6th insurrection, Katherine Tyler Scott explores what it means to be a good person and the need for more leaders who understand what it really means to be good – leaders with integrity and empathy who can help resolve conflict rather than exploit it for their own narcissistic gains.

The Coronavirus Crisis and Leadership in Business

Fifty years ago, Milton Friedman asserted that the social responsibility of business was only to increase its profits, within the law. This mantra, with its focus on the short term, gained a strong hold on much of business practice and continues to guide leadership decision-making in response to COVID-19.