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Leadership and Moral Reasoning Set the Standards for Others

Moral reasoning is as important today as it was in the past. It could be argued that with the growth in society and the increase in the size of structures that moral reasoning is even more important today. Business and civic leaders that have obtained and support moral reasoning are at a higher level of development than others. It is these highly developed people that should be leading organizations to new levels of performance. A paper in the Journal Business Ethics: A European Review helps highlights how moral reasoning impacts intra-firm networks and the values others maintain (Kulkari & Sobodh, 2014). Human development and moral reasoning move together hand-in-hand. People who are less developed have a harder time thinking beyond what is of benefit to themselves. The authors have used 6 stages or moral reasoning where the stages 1-4 are primarily concerned with fear, self-interest, and following the rules for personal gain. Only in stages 5 and 6 can one claim moral leadershi

Webinar: Preventing Costly Mistakes Regarding its Accommodation of Disabled Students

Webinar: April 2nd, 2014 at 1.00 PM Failure to provide appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities could land your institution in legal hot water. While post-secondary institutions are not subject to IDEA requirements, specific obligations under the ADA and section 504 can open up even greater liability. Register for " Preventing Your College or University from Making Costly Mistakes Regarding its Accommodation of Disabled Students " on April 2nd, 2014 at 1.00 PM ET to learn expert strategies for complying with your responsibilities under Section 504 and the ADA.  Topics: Which students you are (and aren’t) required to provide accommodations for under Section 504 Practical policies you should put in place today to ensure ADA/Section 504 compliance Fool-proof risk management strategies to protect your institution from litigation Surprising truths about your legal-obligations to disabled students under FERPA and HIPPA The