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The decisions and actions that individuals in leadership positions, including supervisors and managers at all levels, play an important role in setting the ethical tone and standards for social responsibility within their organization.

After all, employees learn what behaviors are considered acceptable within their companies from observing the actions of their leaders.

This is why it is critical for everyone in a leadership role to conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with the organization’s vision, mission, and values while also taking into account the potential impact on all stakeholder groups when making decisions. In order to do this, it is necessary to know how to apply sound ethical principles and to get in the habit of doing so daily.

About This Training Session:

This informative audio conference covers a variety of topics related to ethical decision making in the business world, emphasizing the idea that ethical decision making practices are in the best long-term interests of the company, its employees, customers, and the larger community.

With such a strong emphasize on the subject of ethical decision making, it is more important now than ever before that every supervisor complete this valuable training session in which they will gain practical suggestions for incorporating ethical considerations into decision making at all levels. Other learning objectives include:

  • The concepts of business ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • How and why managers set the ethical tone for their companies
  • Applying the stakeholder perspective to decision making
  • Four approaches to ethical decision making (utilitarian, moral-rights, individualism, and justice)
  • Individual and organizational factors that impact ethical decisions
  • Setting the stage for a culture of ethics
  • How having a culture of ethics impacts mission, vision, and values
  • Applying a simple model for ethical decision making
  • Practical guidelines to help ensure ethical decision making

About Your Speaker

Mary G. White, M.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP is co-founder of MTI Business Solutions (, a business consulting and corporate training firm based in Mobile, Alabama and working with clients throughout the U.S. Mary specializes in HR, management and public relations training and consulting services. MTI also offers website development, digital marketing and database development/management services.

Mary specializes in soft skill employee development classes, and has extensive experience facilitating training in areas related to human resources, communication, customer service, management, leadership, public relations and more. She provides a management and HR consulting services to a wide variety of clients, teaches SHRM-SP/SCP certification preparation courses and is a frequent speaker at conferences and association meetings nationwide.

Mary is the author of 101 Human Resource Management Tips and 101 Successful PR Campaign Tips in the LifeTips book series and also works as a writer, editor, “HR Matters” blogger and social networking specialist with Her professional background includes extensive experience in operations management, HR, training design & development and marketing.

PHR / SPHR Re-Certification!

This audio conference is approved for 1.5 hours of HRCI credit.

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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Company Ethics: How To Set The Tone As A Leader
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    Thursday 3/1/2018
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    8:00 am
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