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Leading With Integrity

Keep your word, tell the truth, be transparent in your actions, and give without strings attached

This discussion paper from the Queen's School of Business Centre for Social Impact reviews the elements of integrity and shows how to judge leader integrity. The paper offers ways to develop integrity by understanding your personal values; to act with integrity by leading with your values; and to repair trust when mistakes are made. Building an environment in which integrity can thrive is an essential role for leaders and managers alike. Research shows that when employees feel safe to take interpersonal risks and are being led and managed morally, they will be more willing to morally lead and manage each other, particularly when inappropriate behaviour takes place.The paper was written by Kehoe Fellow Kathryn Christie.

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