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Overcoming obstacles

In this video Andrew Leigh talks about overcoming obstacles to ethical behaviour and developing an ethical culture. Comment below with your thoughts on this interview? Do you agree or do …

Aims for week 5

The week ahead In this course so far, you have learned about what you are compelled to do by your own moral compass. Looked at what must be done to …

A client’s perspective

In this video Maria Coulter interviews James Pellatt, Head of Projects for Great Portland Estates in London to give a Client’s perspective on ethics and the importance of building relationships …

Your framework for making ethical decisions

Method for ethical decision making In previous weeks, the concept of ethical policies, procedures & codes of conduct within organisations was introduced. The idea is that these actions are designed …

You in an organisation

How external factors effect our choices Now that you understand what drives your moral compass and also the added layer of being or aspiring to be a member of a …

The case for ethical leadership

Here we interview Andrew Leigh, author of ‘Ethical Leadership, Creating and Sustaining an Ethical Business Culture’ (2013) who talks about what ethics is and the case for ethical leadership.

The SME Challenge

Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) account for over 99% of the overall population in each of the main industry sectors and are therefore distributed similarly to the business population overall. …

Example of good ethical practice in the industry

Good practice in dealing with Modern Slavery The CIOB is calling for greater industry collaboration to eradicate unfair labour practices. Clients and tier one organisations need to take greater responsibility …

What do you have to do?

There are two stages to what you have to do to drive ethical behaviour in the industry. The first is what you have to do legally. Over the years more …

Values in international business

Working in global locations For businesses managing global locations or multi-cultural workforces, understanding and respecting peoples attitudes, values and beliefs is crucial. Research shows that these differences are the key …

Values in the construction industry

Building an ethical culture “Our personal values are at the core of who we are, what we believe in, our self worth and how we behave. When we are living …

Professional values in the construction industry

The link between professional recognition and ethics Whilst personal values are set when we are young, professional values are discussed and instilled in us as adults. Professional bodies offer significant …