It's people who make or break both reputations and profits. Hiring and people development practises matter. Values that are normalised by behaviour - wrong and right - matter too. A culture of integrity and ethical conduct isn't the words in a company's code of conduct; it's the sum of the behaviours of the individual employees and the collective.
According to Harvard Business Review, "Worryingly, leaders tend to do a poor job of evaluating their own dark sides, particularly as they gain power and move up the ranks. Some perceive their career advancement as an endorsement or encouragement of their bad habits. Eventually, however, those weaknesses may derail them, and perhaps their teams and … Continue reading Can Promotions Be Seen as an Endorsement of a Leader’s Dark Side?
Here's an interesting article for coaches and managers responsible for holding people to a certain set of behavioural standards / values. Feedback might make things worse, especially in cases where people are 'acting out'. Mindful awareness is better. If you want more, please read the article by clicking on the link below: https://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/diffusing-unconscious-misbehaviour-in-the-workplace-6881