Loyalty Vs. Ethics: From The White House To The Workplace
Source: American Management Association
What happens to an organization's credibility when its leadership is accused of wrongdoing? How should managers and employees handle conflicts between loyalty to the organization and its leaders and the desire to do the right thing? What to do when organization in the cross-hairs is the White House? While the stakes then have national implications, the decision-making process reveals lessons for all organizations seeking to maintain their reputation for integrity. When wrongdoing is ongoing in any organization, people usually find out about it sooner or later. From sexual harassment to racial stereotyping to revenue manipulation, wrongdoings may encompass misfeasance at the highest level or may originate lower down the corporate ladder.