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Integrity and Personal Responsibility

Integrity and Personal Responsibility

Our word, integrity, is an almost exact transliteration of the Latin word, integritas, which means “undiminished condition, completeness, soundness, blamelessness.” Many people today do not connect the word “integrity” with “leadership” today because of wide gaps between the two in […]

Fraud as an American Problem

Fraud as an American Problem

Fraud is generally defined in the law as an intentional misrepresentation of material existing fact made by one person to another with knowledge of its falsity and for the purpose of inducing the other person to act, and upon which […]

Will YOU Be a Moral Leader in a Social Crisis?

Will YOU Be a Moral Leader in a Social Crisis?

This essay raises an important question. “If you are in a place where a social crisis occurs–an emergency where electrical power, telecommunications, food and water supplies, or gasoline availability, run out and large numbers of people panic–do you have the […]

Harvard MBA Oath – How Helpful?

Harvard MBA Oath – How Helpful?

In May 2009, the New York Times carried the important story of how some Harvard Business School graduates volunteered to take an “ethics oath” as they exited the MBA program.  One year later, HBS appointed as its new Dean the […]