Reflect on the personal influences, including the values and morals, you believe are important to you and/or others when facing right versus right, and right versus wrong decisions as you lead and manage others.
Reflect on the organizational influences that would influence your and/or others’ decisions.
Reflect on the global and national influence you and/or others need to consider when making decisions as a leader.
Reading for the week
Interested in being the new CEO and testing your wings? The Anne Mulcahy article, Leading Xerox through the Perfect Storm, will test your leadership ethics – what would you do if you were in charge? How does one decide? The article Discovering Your Authentic Leadership will challenge your decision, whatever it was, and perhaps the model you are building. The old saying that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely is a reminder in Note on Why Leaders Lose their Way.
George, W.W. (2004). Note on why leaders lose their way. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Publishing.
George, W.W. & McLean, A. N. (2010). Ann Mulcahey: Leading Xerox through the perfect storm (A). Boston, MA: Harvard Business Publishing.
George, W.W., Sims, P., McLean, A. N., & Mayer, D. (2007, Feb). Discovering your authentic leadership. Harvard Business Review.