What you will learn:

This highly practical seminar, aimed at senior management, addresses the issue of ethics in a global capitalist world. We discuss how global capitalism provides management with a host of ethical tensions. These tensions - both obvious and some less so - need to be identified and worked with so as not to radically impact the effectiveness of managers and leaders. The distinction between ethics and morality is clarified and the implications of this distinction explored.

During the seminar participants have an opportunity to gain greater self-understanding and self-awareness of their own values and how these shape the ethical climate of the organization. Through directed discussions and collaborative exercises, participants gain an insight into the ethical principles that dominate the organization's culture and their own contribution with these principles. Through open dialogue and discussion attendees have an opportunity to explore what makes for a “good” institution that grounds the ethical quest of the organization.

During the seminar an ethics framework is used to evaluate real life cases. Participants are taught how to use this practical and well tested framework.

Seminar Goals:
· To understand the ethical tensions presented by the global environment.
· To provide an open forum for the discussion of values and ethical principles held to be important by the senior management team.
· To explore the ethical tensions between personal values and professional lives experienced by seminar participants.
· To examine the ethical and moral tensions intrinsic to the type of work performed by the organization.
· To discuss the ethical implications of the organization’s growth strategies.

Who Should Attend:
Members of the Board of Directors, the CEO, the senior executive team and other members of the internal corporate governance system.

About the instructor:

Dr. Annabel Beerel is a Leadership and Change Management Executive who works with senior executives to advance organizational effectiveness and is a highly experienced executive coach. She engages in one on one coaching as well as working with management teams to develop leadership capacity and improve decision-making. More recently she is involved with organizations to bring mindfulness into their cultures. Annabel has worked with multinationals, educational and non-profit organizations. She has been a Corporate Financier and Investment Banker in the City of London where she was actively engaged in business analysis, fund raising, merger and acquisitions and strategic planning. She founded and ran a highly successful international business in Artificial Intelligence. Annabel has also held a Chair in Ethics and was an Interim Dean at Wellesley College in MA.

Annabel holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Religion and Ethics from Boston University. She holds a Masters Degree in Transformational Psychology from the University of Philosophical Research, a Masters Degree in Theology from Boston College, and has pursued Advanced Leadership Training at the J.F. Kennedy School of Management at Harvard University. Annabel holds an MBA with a focus on Corporate Finance and Strategic Management. She is also a qualified accountant and a certified meditation instructor.
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Suggested Length:120 min(Flexible)
# of Employees: Flexible
Format: Live via Zoom
Available Formats:
  • Keynote Followed by Q&A
  • Lecture with Discussion
  • Interactive Workshop

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