1st Edition

Ethics Training for Managers Best Practices and Techniques

    212 Pages
    by Routledge

    212 Pages
    by Routledge

    Can employees be trained to make more ethical decisions? If so, how? Providing evidence-based and practical answers to these critical questions is the purpose of this book. To answer these questions, the authors—four organizational psychologists who specialize in the study of ethical decision making—translate insights based on decades of scientific research. Whether you are a student, educator, HR manager, compliance professional, or simply someone interested in the topic of ethics education, this book offers a road map for designing ethics training programs that work.

    PART I – Why Invest in Ethics Training?

    1. Why Ethics in Business Matters
    2. Logan L. Watts, Ph.D.

    3. Ethical Decision Making
    4. Logan L. Watts, Ph.D

    5. Benefits of Effective Ethics Training
    6. Logan L Watts, Ph.D.

      PART II – Best Practices in Ethics Training Implementation

    7. A Model of Ethics Training Impact
    8. Tyler J. Mulhearn, Ph.D.

    9. Planning for Training Impact
    10. Tristan J. McIntosh, Ph.D.

    11. Identifying Evaluation Criteria and Methods
    12. Tristan J. McIntosh, Ph.D.

    13. Training Content
    14. Tyler J. Mulhearn, Ph.D.

    15. Delivery Methods
    16. Tyler J. Mulhearn, Ph.D.

      PART III – Making It Stick

    17. Post-Training Care
    18. Kelsey E. Medeiros, Ph.D.

    19. Pilot Testing and Implementation
    20. Kelsey E. Medeiros, Ph.D.

    21. Program Monitoring and Refinement
    22. Tristan J. McIntosh, Ph.D.

    23. Going Global with Ethics Training

    Kelsey E. Medeiros, Ph.D.



    Logan L. Watts, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. He has published extensively on the topic of ethics education and formerly managed an ethics training program for early-career professionals.

    Kelsey E. Medeiros, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Her research focuses on workplace troublemakers, including those who act unethically. She has published over 30 articles on troublemakers and consults with organizations on related topics.

    Tristan J. McIntosh, Ph.D. is a faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis where she researches ethical, professional, and social issues that arise in research, medical, and organizational settings. She is also a co-founder and ethics consultant at Ethics Advantage, LLC.

    Tyler J. Mulhearn, Ph.D. is an I/O Psychologist at Neurostat Analytical Solutions, LLC. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the University of Oklahoma. His research has been published in Science and Engineering Ethics, Accountability in Research, and Creativity Research Journal.