Leading with Integrity: A Practical Guide to Business Ethics


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Leading with Integrity by Ros O’Shea is a must-read for leaders in any sector and at all levels, non-executive directors as well as governance, risk and compliance professionals.

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Recent global economic crises have highlighted the devastating impact of business leaders becoming unmoored from an ethical base. Stakeholders now demand that they restore integrity at the heart of the enterprise. Leading with Integrity: A Practical Guide to Business Ethics equips business leaders and managers with the understanding and tools to set the right ‘tone at the top’, embedding a culture of integrity and compliance with ethical and organisational values.

Leading with Integrity: A Practical Guide to Business Ethics:

  • makes the case for an ethical approach to leadership;
  • explores why leaders sometimes lose their way;
  • prescribes the personal characteristics for leading with integrity;
  • outlines a system for cultural and strategic alignment in organisations at home, abroad and in the boardroom; and
  • provides a ‘leading with integrity toolbox’ and a robust framework for ethical decision-making.

A must-read for leaders in any sector and at all levels, non-executive directors as well as governance, risk and compliance professionals, the book concludes with a series of masterclasses in ethical leadership from some of Ireland’s leading business people, including Tony Smurfit (Smurfit Kappa), Siobhán Talbot (Glanbia) and Feargal O’Rourke (PwC).

Listen to Ros discussing business ethics on Today with Sean O'Rourke on RTÉ Radio 1

Contents

Part I: A Leader of Integrity

  1. The Case for Ethical Leadership
  2. Obstacles to Ethical Leadership
  3. The Groundwork for Leading with Integrity

Part II: Building the Ethical Organisation

  1. Creating an Ethics and Compliance Framework
  2. Leading with Integrity, Everywhere
  3. Ethical Corporate Governance

Part III Mastering the Art of Leading with Integrity

  1. The Leading with Integrity Toolbox
  2. Ethical Dilemmas and the 'ETHIC' Framework
  3. A Masterclass in Ethical Leadership

Format: Paperback, 320 pages
Published: May 2016

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The Author

Ros O’Shea, BComm, MAcc, FCA, AITI, Dip Corp Gov, is a highly experienced business leader with a career spanning almost 20 years working with the board and executive of two of Ireland’s largest and most-respected companies: CRH plc, where she was Head of Group Compliance & Ethics, and Smurfit Kappa Group plc. An Irish Chartered Accountant by profession, Ros is a partner in Acorn Governance Solutions, sits on the boards of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, is Programme Director for the Diploma in Governance & Compliance at the Irish Management Institute and also runs programmes for the Institute of Directors on these topics.