The Conscience Code: Lead with Your Values. Advance Your Career

  • 9h 56m 34s
  • G. Richard Shell
  • HarperCollins Leadership
  • 2021

The Conscience Code is a practical guide to creating workplaces where everyone can thrive.

Surveys show that more than 40% of employees report seeing ethical misconduct at work, and most fail to report it--killing office morale and allowing the wrong people to set the example. Collegiate professor G. Richard Shell has heard work misconduct stories from his MBA students which inspired him to create this helpful guide for navigating these nuances.

Shell created?this book?to point to a better path: recognize that these conflicts are coming, learn to spot them, then follow a research-based, step-by-step approach for resolving them skillfully.?By committing to the Code, you can replace regret with long-term career success as a leader of conscience.

In The Conscience Code, Shell shares tips and facts that:

  • Solves a crucial problem faced by professionals everywhere: What should they do when they are asked to compromise their core values to achieve organizational goals?
  • Teaches readers to recognize and overcome the five organizational forces that push people toward actions they later regret.
  • Lays out a systematic, values-to-action process that people at all levels can follow to maintain their integrity while achieving true success in their lives and careers.

Driven by dramatic, real-world examples from Shell's classroom, today's headlines, and classic cases of corporate wrongdoing, The Conscience Code shows how to create value-based workplaces where everyone can thrive.

About the Author

G. Richard Shell is Chair of the Wharton School's Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department. His books on negotiation, influence, and success have sold over half a million copies in seventeen languages, and his online course on "Success" has reached tens of thousands of people around the world. An award-winning teacher and scholar, Richard led the most recent redesign of the Wharton School's MBA curriculum and helped create its required Responsibility in Business course. He directs week-long workshops on negotiation and strategic persuasion for senior executives.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction: The Conscience Code
  • Rule #1 - Face the Conflict
  • Rule #2 - Commit to Your Values
  • Rule #3 - Know Your Enemy
  • Rule #4 - Summon Your Character
  • Rule #5 - Channel Your Personality Strengths
  • Rule #6 - Leverage the Power of Two
  • Rule #7 - Ask Four Questions
  • Rule #8 - Engage the Decision Maker
  • Rule #9 - Hold Them Accountable
  • Rule #10 - Choose to Lead