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Weekly Leader podcast episode 7



Pam and Peter talk about The MBA Oath, ethics and the New York Times missing the lead on the historic Watergate story.

The Stories

The MBA Oath“Responsible value creation”

A Promise to Be Ethical in an Era of Immorality – NY Times May 29, 2009

A new oath to be taken by graduates of Harvard Business School next week says, in effect, that greed is not good.

Dan Ariely, author of Predictably Irrational on our buggy moral code

Bob Sutton  – Work Matters blog

The Enron Code of Ethics: Something Every Boss Should Read – March 5, 2009

In the podcast we misidentified the above video as from Harvard Business Ideacast video. It’s actually from McKinsey Quarterly. (Good boss, bad times – Management expert Robert Sutton shares lessons on handling layoffs and teams in crisis – May 2009

Leadership Lessons from the NY Times Whiff on the historic Watergate Story

NPR’s On the Media podcastTip Calculator – May 29, 2009

Are you missing the Watergate story in your company? On listening to your junior people…

New Weekly Leader Team Member

Dr. Ed Brenegar of the Leading Questions blog and founder of Say Thanks Every Day Community

Contact Info

email – attach an audio file of 5 MB of less and we’ll integrate it into the podcast

Weekly Leader Team:

Podsafe Music

Podsafe Music Network

Podcast intro – Trance Sends by Trance Blackman

Duality by The Flavor Foundation (Brenegar interview)

W’s Duty by Jonathan Coulton

About the author

Peter A. Mello, Founder/Editor Founder of Weekly Leader and Sea-Fever Consulting, LLC, a leadership development and strategic communications consultancy. Previously, CEO of an international nonprofit organization and COO of a national insurance/risk management services firm. Peter has been leading people and managing organizations for over 30 years, writes a leadership column for MarineNews magazine and blogs about maritime culture at Sea-Fever. Follow him on Twitter.

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