You exhibit absolute honesty and
integrity with everyone in everything you do. You are the kind
of person others admire and respect and want to be like.
a standard that others aspire to. You live in truth with
yourself and others so that they feel confident giving you their
support and their commitment...
Acting with Integrity.
Those who operate with integrity consistently adhere to a code
of conduct and have an underlying value system that is
manifested through their behavior...
New Corporate Leader: 3 Questions
... Third: Look
for integrity. A leader sets an example, especially a strong
leader. He or she is someone on whom people – especially
younger people – in the organization model themselves...
Why Leaders Fail: 12 Reasons
Profile of the 21st
is always important to corporate performance, there is a growing realization
that effective leaders with
integrity are absolutely
crucial to successfully navigating the
New Economy of the 21st Century. In addition there is also a
growing realization that the characteristics of the
Leader of the 21st
century are dramatically different than the leader of the past, even the
control is out, organizations are
getting flatter, the competitive landscape is chaotic, people are
looking for meaningful work, customers are in control, these and more
demands are being placed on today’s leaders. Transition to the New Economy
are frequently compared to movement to the Industrial Economy, the
Information Economy, but the breadth of developments and changes in the New
Economy are so dramatic that there is little precedent.
The real job of
leaders is to
inspire and create meaning and direction in the midst of drastic change
and even chaos. In such a world of change and ambiguity, a new leadership
style is needed. This involves the need to grasp the paradoxes inherent in
the New Economy and to master the competencies required by the business
environment now being created. This new leadership relies on the leader
acting as an authentic and inspirational force developing effective
relationships with people in the company, partners, customers, competitors
and any other stakeholders
developed a Profile of the 21st Century Leader. Through our
experience and research we defined the characteristics that will be needed
to lead in an
increasingly changing business landscape.
This not to say that
there is a definitive leadership model. Rather, we believe that leaders need
to continuously adapt and change their approach as needs dictate. Leaders
will need to apply these characteristics in an artful rather than a rigid
Leadership Integrity Guidelines
Integrity is a delicate jewel. Building integrity in leaders and their
organizations takes time, continuous effort and cannot be feigned. You must
feel it in your gut, in your core beliefs that being honest and trustworthy
is the right business practice. If you feel that integrity is the route to
financial success you are doomed to failure.
is the foundation for authentic business relationships. At least it forces
the process of identifying and resolving issues. Authentic people take full
and complete ownership for their lives, their choices, thoughts, feelings
and actions, without blame or faultfinding.
deepest values without hesitation and fulfill them in thought,
word and deed. Integrity is their nature. They do not depend on their
position for power. A leader with Integrity:
delivers their message clearly and don’t worry about
must have a clear vision of
who they are and what they stand for
creates clear intention by knowing the right questions to ask
to create clarity and
firmly believes that doing the right and ethical thing is the
overarching way to do business