This paper shares success stories from the new facilitators on how their teams, in the company’s value stream, applied Building a Lean Culture with a Lean Leadership (LL) training program knowledge to their business.
While actual job titles vary, ethics owners are tasked with 'translating public pressure into new corporate practices' by creating an ethical framework for technology workers to operate within. The authors of this report assert that understanding the work of ethics owners—and the tensions they face—is...
The analysis of higher education in the sphere of sustainable development shows that there is a need to include the concept of sustainable and practical design thinking at all levels. Starting from ideological level (stability as conceptual and ethical justification of architecture), methodological level (the...
Critical success factors for corporate social responsibility adoption in the construction industry in Malaysia
In the construction industry, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is increasingly valued as a strategic tool for business sustainable development and for addressing ethical issues. However, understanding the concept of CSR in the construction industry, and how to practice it, is limited. This study aims to...
What is the value of professional associations to the good that professions do? And what do professional associations achieve that state regulation or leaving it to the market alone could not?’
The Ethics Index surveys more than 1,000 people with various political and socioeconomic backgrounds about their perceptions of ethical issues and conduct. This is the fourth year of the study. This year's results found that the Australian society is operating at a ‘somewhat ethical’ level.
Managing ethical behaviour in construction organizations in Asia: How do the teachings of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism and Globalization influence ethics management?
This paper discusses the key principles of Stead’s integrative model of managing ethical behaviour in the context of construction organizations in Asia and how the teachings of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism and Globalization influence the understanding of ethical behaviours in Asian organizations.
This research aims to address the theory‐practice gap of ethics management in construction by providing a critical review of the ethics decision‐making literature.
This paper addresses ethical issues with regard to the breach of professional responsibilities and obligations to clients and the general public, as evidenced from a questionnaire survey of architects, contractors, quantity surveyors and consulting engineers. Breaches in professional responsibilities include conflicts of interest and the...
This article looks at the increasing need to consider the role of ethics in construction. The industry, historically, has been challenged by allegations of a serious shortfall in ethical standards. Only limited attempts to date in Australia have been made to address that concern.