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"16 Trends Shaping the Future of Ethical Leadership"


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This infographic was first shared on Top 100 Thought Leader Linda Fisher Thornton's Blog at It has become a reader favorite. Intensively positive and hopeful, this visual describes the positive trends in ethical leadership.

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"16 Trends Shaping the Future of Ethical Leadership"

  1. 1. 16 Trends Shaping the Future of Ethical Leadership From To 1 Negative Focus Positive Focus 2 Obligation Opportunity 3 Reactivity Proactivity 4 Charisma-Based Power Values-Based Power 5 Focus on Penalties Focus on Possibilities 6 Compliance With Laws Honoring Human Rights 7 Making as Much Money as We Can Leaving Things Better Than We Found Them 8 “Responsibility Beyond Ourselves” Defined Narrowly “Responsibility Beyond Ourselves” Defined Broadly 9 Self-Centered Self-Actualized 10 Oversimplified Decision-Making Facing Complexity & Grey Areas 11 Honoring Self-Interest Honoring Interests of Self, Others & Society 12 Meeting Minimum Standards Seeking Optimal Levels 13 Shifting Blame Taking Responsibility 14 Rhetoric About Inclusion Respect For Others and Differences 15 Seeking Only Higher Profits Seeking to Improve Lives & Communities 16 Feeling Powerless to Change Things Powerful Responsibility Movement © 2013 Leading in Context LLC LeadinginContext®.com