We do not want more trust argues Professor Onora O'Neill, a distinguished academic philosopher and politician who is particularly known for her work on trust. She explains the limitations of the standard views of trust and urges us to focus on being trustworthy and giving others adequate, useful and simple evidence of our trustworthiness.
A recent systematic review of postgraduate medical ethics training programs identified a number of enabling factors for their success. The enablers, summarised in the table provided in the linked article.
Talking ethics does not come naturally in our organisational life. Yet, safe, interesting, and normal ethics conversations when things are fine, and not in response to a scandal, help us develop ethical skill to deal with the ethical questions we all face.
We know that people care more about their treatment during their interactions with the police instead of the outcome of that interaction. This reflects our general attitude: We are more likely to accept - what we consider - even an unfair outcome if we consider the process of getting to it fair.
Recent events of police misconduct in America sparked a nationwide debate on the effectiveness of police ethics training. In this article asks: do basic police academies prepare future police officers to be the ethical decisions makers we expect them to be?
Ethical leadership prof Jonathan Haidt developed the metaphor of the elephant and the rider to describe our mind's two parts that sometimes conflict: a small rider sitting on the back of a very large elephant.
Interesting research finds that having moral symbols, such as ethical quotes, ethical principles or ethical words around can dissuade superiors from both engaging in unethical behaviours themselves or asking their subordinates to engage in unethical behaviour.