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Ethical Leadership: A Real Life Challenge

The past two weeks in my professional life have been difficult.  I am part of a project team responsible for implementing a human resource information system (HRIS) in our organization of more than seven hundred employees, the majority of whom have never used an HRIS before.  A major part of this implementation has been re-evaluating […]

U04: Thoughts on the Dark Side of Charisma

I’ve spent a lot of time contemplating the idea of charisma this week, including my experience with individuals who could be described as charismatic. This idea of charisma — of having traits like assertiveness, dominance, self-confidence and charm, combined with a desire to influence and strong moral values (PSY 533, 2017) — seems to weave […]

U02 – When Ethical Responsibilities Collide: Balancing Client and Colleague Safety Considerations

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) begins its Code of Ethics by establishing what social workers strive for in their profession: “to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty” (NASW, […]

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