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  1. 1. Developing a Socially Fit Culture with Brooke Deterline hashtag #LeaderLens LeaderLens September 14, 2011
  2. 2. Ashley Welch Director, Leadership & Sustainability Interaction Associates
  3. 3. Logistics Send your questions Questions hashtag #LeaderLens “ fit in viewer ”
  4. 4. Brooke Deterline
  5. 5. What happened in the 1971 Stanford Prison experiment and what was learned about situational influence ? 1
  6. 7. <ul><li>“ As disturbing as Enron’s own misconduct, is the growing evidence that leading US financial institutions not only took part in Enron’s deceptive practices but at times designed, advanced and profited from them.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Enron fraud is the story of Synergistic corruption. There are supposed to be checks and balances in the system. The lawyers are supposed to say no, the accountants are supposed to say no, the bankers are supposed to say no, but no one who was supposed to say no, said no.” </li></ul>- From the Smartest Guys in the Room
  7. 8. <ul><li>Dehumanization </li></ul><ul><li>Diffusion of Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Obedience to Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Unjust Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Group Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Power & Control </li></ul><ul><li>Moral Disengagement </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymity </li></ul>Why don’t people act on their values?
  8. 9. Cost of Inaction <ul><li>50% of employees who see misconduct do nothing </li></ul><ul><li>US has the lowest level of job satisfaction in two decades </li></ul><ul><li>Pervasive lack of public faith in corporations </li></ul><ul><li>Small lapses in action add up to losses in value, small and large </li></ul>Benefits of Action <ul><li>Better problem solvers </li></ul><ul><li>More collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Greater resilience </li></ul><ul><li>Greater innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Longer term profitability </li></ul>
  9. 10. 2 What can a leader do to create a socially fit organization ?
  10. 11. <ul><li>Identify your automatic thoughts and beliefs in challenging situations </li></ul>Build the skills to act on your values in the face of normal fear and discomfort. Steps to Social Fitness
  11. 12. Cognitive Distortions <ul><li>All-or-Nothing Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Catastrophizing </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Reasoning </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Categorize your automatic thoughts and beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge your unhelpful thoughts and beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Substitute a self supportive, helpful alternate response </li></ul><ul><li>Set a specific behavioral goal for addressing the situation </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that success does not depend on the outcome </li></ul><ul><li>Enact your challenging situation </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge yourself for taking heroic action </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for the next time </li></ul>Steps to Social Fitness
  13. 14. What are the characteristics of a socially fit culture ? 3
  14. 17. Questions?
  15. 18. <ul><li>Arthur Ashe </li></ul>True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
  16. 19. October 19, 2011 Karlin Sloan, UNFEAR- Executive Coaching & Sustainability November 16, 2011 Bettina Gordon, Wisdom from our Indigenous Elders December 14, 2011 Melinda Weekes, Design Thinking for Social Change
  17. 20. Ashley Welch Director, Leadership & Sustainability [email_address] Hashtag #leaderlens
  18. 21. Thank You! Webinar on demand at: