When is the best time to start ethics and values training? I suppose the obvious-sounding answer is, "Today at the latest!" However, if you are looking to end up with the very most effective ethics and values training, that answer may not really suffice.
The one thing over which we all have control is our reputation. We can be known as reasonable or unreasonable. We can be known as extremely smart or not so smart; but, above all, it is important that we be known as people who keep our word – as people who can be trusted…
The Better Business Bureau Center for Character Ethics is proud to announce the 2013 finalists in its statewide Laws of Life Essay Contest, a unique character-themed writing competition for students in grades 6-12.
Better Business Bureau Serving Central Ohio announced today that entries are now being accepted for the 2013 Torch Awards for Ethics.
BBB Center for Character Ethics' current workforce programming has been designed to increase marketplace trust by providing practical character ethics and ethical habits training for leaders serving our current workforce.
The BBB Torch Awards for Ethics, a national award-winning “educate & recognize” program, is the premier public recognition of organizations that intentionally pursue the six TRUST! Principles of EthicalEnterprising. Torch Award alumni benefit from ongoing program support and partner with the BBB to showcase and share their organization’s best practices on the web to inspire others to join the quest for optimal enterprising.
The BBB Center for Character Ethics has brought together some of the most highly qualified and inspiring current workforce and future workforce ethics experts who have agreed to provide memorable remarks and keynotes to area service organizations and other leadership venues at no charge to qualified groups.
This employee survey is designed and field-tested for participants to measure their organization’s ethical culture. The EthicalEnterprising Survey Assessment is available for leaders to benchmark and assess their progress leveraging the BBB Center for Character Ethics’ tools.
The EthicalEnterprising Workshops are tutorials that orient organizational leaders to the UncommonSense and EthicalEnterprising frameworks. Participants are coached and encouraged to create an intentional culture at work that improves the culture and readies the organization to qualify as a candidate for the BBB Torch Award.
“In Pursuit of Ethics” generates in-depth discussion of ethical issues with group audiences. It offers reenactment of real-life situations where the audience sets the direction of the program by making decisions for the characters. With five different scenarios, “In Pursuit of Ethics” addresses ethical dilemmas that anyone might encounter. It is not another boring speech - it is interactive! All options have consequences…and they aren’t always predictable!
Putting interpersonal and organizational ethics to work in real time is every leader’s daunting mission. Our affordable Basic and Advanced FORUMs are a series of three-hour professionally-facilitated sessions that create a trust-building learning cohort of organizational leaders to more intentionally implement the UncommonSense and EthicalEnterprising frameworks…together.
Workshops strive to:
- Review the benefits of applying
- Answer your questions about the submission process
- Allow you to review past winning applications
- Offer tips from selection committee judges, BBB staff and past recipients
This BBB Center for Character Ethics offers a tool box of quick web-based self-tutorials that help busy leaders reacquaint themselves with our BBB key tools: the UncommonSenseSM Framework for Leadership Character Ethics and the EthicalEnterprising Framework for building organizational trust.
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