Developing Ethical Leaders from the Ground Up


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VP, Global Research & Development, Wilson Learning Worldwide
David y
SVP, Wilson Learning Worldwide
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Each day, we experience the pain caused by unethical leaders.

We don’t have to look very far to see examples of the erosion of basic ethical principles. What is considered the right and wrong way to conduct business is being challenged every day. And, the costs are staggering—monetary cost, damage to people, destroyed brand image, decreased performance, and lower productivity . . . the list goes on.

In order to avoid these hidden costs of unethical behavior, organizations must commit to developing both the leadership character and the leadership skill set of their leaders.

Unfortunately, we tend to only address the issue of ethical leadership at the executive level. This alone is inadequate. Beginning at the supervisory level, L&D needs to build managers’ and leaders’ character, empowering them to recognize improper actions and take steps to confront and change unethical behavior.

In this webinar, participants will learn key actions L&D can take to promote ethical leadership in their organization. Specifically, attendees will:

  • Engage in a highly interactive discussion on the important role character and ethics play throughout a leader’s development.
  • Explore an innovative framework for how character is best developed at every level of leadership.
  • Reveal three critical keys for creating ethical behavior.

About Michael Leimbach, Ph.D.

Michael Leimbach, PhD, is a globally recognized expert in instructional design and leadership development. As Vice President of Global Research and Development for Wilson Learning Worldwide, he has worked with numerous Global 1000 organizations in Australia, England, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and throughout the United States. Over more than 30 years, Dr. Leimbach has developed Wilson Learning’s diagnostic, learning, and performance improvement capabilities, published over 100 professional articles, co-authored four books, been Editor-in-Chief for the highly acclaimed ADHR research journal, and is a frequent speaker at national and global conferences. He also serves on the ISO Technical Committee (TC232) on Quality Standards for Learning Service Providers and on the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development Dean’s Advisory Board.

About David Yesford

David Yesford is Senior Vice President of Wilson Learning Worldwide. With more than 33 years of experience developing and implementing human performance improvement solutions around the world, Mr. Yesford brings valuable experience, strategic direction, and global perspective to his work. Over the years, he has held strategic roles in Wilson Learning Worldwide’s core content areas of sales and leadership, as well as e-learning and strategic consulting. Mr. Yesford is the contributing author of several books including Win-Win SellingVersatile SellingThe Social Styles Handbook, and The Sales Training Book 2. He has also been published in numerous business publications throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. Mr. Yesford frequently speaks at international engagements, focusing on issues such as sales and sales strategy, leadership, employee and customer engagement, brand, and strategy implementation.

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