Ethikos Editors Weekly Picks: 6 Steps for Building a Company Culture of Accountability

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6 Steps for Building a Company Culture of Accountability

From Brent Gleeson for Inc.:
As a Navy SEAL, you learn the discipline of accountability from day one. You hold yourself and your teammates to the highest expectations. The same thing applies to high performance teams in any environment. Read more

Got Millennials? Here’s the Culture They Need

Christine Comaford for Forbes:
Wait a sec—the millennial workforce has the highest rate of unemployment and underemployment in the U.S. What does this mean? We’re missing out on a huge resource of talent. The real shocker? Of the millennials that are employed, only 29% are emotionally engaged at work and love their jobs. Read more

How Rude! How Incivility is Hurting Your Team

Sarah Payne for Globoforce:
incivility can be a surprisingly common and accepted behavior at work. Think back to past roles or even your current position. How often have you experienced small or significant moments of incivility and rudeness? Read more

Different Cultures See Deadlines Differently

Bhaskar Pant for Harvard Business Review:
We all have the tendency to look at other cultures through the lens of our own. While this is natural, it can lead to misunderstandings when communicating with and managing colleagues from around the world. In my experience working and teaching across cultures, I’ve noticed one important area where this frequently causes conflicts: deadlines. Read more

Unethical Amnesia: Why We Tend to Forget Our Own Bad Behavior

Carmen Nobel for Harvard Business School:
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” —George Santayana

If you’ve ever tuned into a Congressional testimony or legal deposition, you’ve likely heard a witness respond to a question with the words “I don’t recall.” Read more

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