This Element is an excerpt from Moral Intelligence: Enhancing Business Performance and Leadership Success (9780132349864) by Doug Lennick and Fred Kiel. Available in print and digital formats.
How to build a morally intelligent organization: Hiring honorable people is just the beginning.
The culture of a morally intelligent organization is infused with worthwhile values, and its members consistently act in ways aligned with those values. Its major characteristic is that it is populated with morally intelligent people. But moral leaders know their job goes beyond simply hiring others who act in a certain way, just as a morally intelligent organization is more than the sum of its members.