Commonwealth National Podcast

David W. Gill, Ethics Consultant; Professor, St. Mary’s College Graduate School of Business; Author, It’s About Excellence

Duration: 
1:05:46
Building Ethically Healthy Organizations

David W. Gill, Ethics Consultant; Professor, St. Mary’s College Graduate School of Business; Author, It’s About Excellence

Too often, business ethics is a narrow exercise in damage control, says Gill. A looming indictment or a brand-tarnishing scandal activate the ethics folks. But this reactive approach will never be preventive. Gill argues that it’s better to proactively build ethically healthy organizations – not just for risk management but for competitive advantage and organizational excellence. He reviews his six vital components and four key processes.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience on August 6, 2008