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Purpose of this Business Ethics, Culture and Performance Blog

The role of ethics inside organizations is changing. Business ethics is not an isolated field but a critical component of a high-performing, healthy corporate culture. This blog helps you understand and explore the roles of ethics, culture and performance by providing articles, opinions, commentary and many related resources.  The blog is for a general audience, including beginners as well as for managers and leaders facing ethics challenges in their organizations.

The benefits of understanding the relationships among ethics, culture and performance are many, including that it:

  • Cultivates strong teamwork and productivity.
  • Gets to the root cause of why good employees could do bad things.
  • Helps overcome roadblocks to performance that impact competitive advantage.
  • Helps avoid criminal acts “of omission” and can lower fines.
  • Promotes a strong public image.
  • Creates a healthy and sustainable role for your organization in the broader community.

Examples of Topics (or Categories) Relevant to this Blog

You can understand even more about the focus of this blog by looking at examples of various related topics (or categories) that this blog might write about.  The following list includes examples of related topics as does the list of Related Library Topics in the sidebar.  There may be other related topics, as well.

  • Basics and Overviews
  • Codes of Ethics and Conduct
  • Corporate Culture
  • Ethical Dilemmas (Resolving)
  • Ethics Training
  • General Resources
  • Roles in Ethics Management
  • Values That Drive Behavior

As posts are published, they will be organized into those or other related categories.  Categories that have posts published to them will be listed in the sidebar in Categories of Posts.  Readers can click on a category and see the posts in that category.

About Me, the Host of this Blog

I’m David Gebler and I’m the host of this blog. You can read more about me next to my picture to the right on each page in this blog.  I plan to publish about various aspects of ethics, culture, and performance, and will focus especially on practical tips and tools.  These posts will include posts from guest writers, as well.

How to Use the Library’s Blogs

We have implemented many features to make the blogs very valuable and convenient to use.  To learn how to use the blogs, click on Library Blog’s Home under the header on each page of the blog.

If You’re Interested In Hosting a Blog for the Library

Just click on Contact Us at the bottom of each page and share your idea, including the topic that you would like to blog about.  You would need to commit to publishing a post at least twice a week for at least six months.  In return, you would get tremendous visibility to you and your writing.  You would retain copyright of your writing – see the Copyright in the footer on each page.

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