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June 2019

Thriving at work – by design!

June 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fountain House, 2 Queens Walk, Reading, RG1 7QE
Reading, RG1 7QE GB
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Purpose The purpose of this one-day workshop is to transform the way individuals and organisations think about health and well-being. In too many organisations, health and wellbeing is seen as a “nice to have” rather than core to business sustainability.Extensive research shows that a strong, values based ethical workplace culture improves people’s health and well-being, drives up engagement and is more productive. This workshop will provide you the tools to kick-start the development of such a workplace. We hope to…

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Webinar: What is a ‘social purpose’? Does your firm have one? Should it?

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Reading, Reading
Reading, GB
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Business delivers things societies want or need, from goods and services through to things like wealth creation and employment. However, businesses also enjoy a range of benefits from society (such as access to an educated workforce, reliable transport links, and the protections of a well-functioning legal system – including limited liability for corporations). In this session Emma explores the nature of this complex relationship between business and society (from the perspective of what is called ‘social contract theory’ in philosophy)…

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June meetup: Why RESPECT is critical for high performance

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Firefly Cellar Bar, The Three Guineas Station Road, Reading, RG1 1LY
Reading, RG1 1LY GB
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Based on the research done by Paul Marciano & Clinton himself, co-authors of “SuperTeams,” we will be exploring the five key dimensions of RESPECT that can unleash explosive performance, and, if not present, destroy the performance of even the highly talented.  Attendees will go away with practical steps they can take to use RESPECT as a powerful lever for enhanced performance. Agenda 6.30-7pm: Arrive and meet other attendees and members of the Ethical Reading team 7-7.05pm: Welcome and introduction 7.05-7.20pm:…

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Building Great Workplaces

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Shoosmiths, Apex Plaza Forbury Road, Reading, RG1 1AX
Reading, RG1 1AX GB
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Ethical Reading is delighted to invite you to our breakfast business briefing:” Building Great Workplaces”. We hope you can join us to explore what makes a great workplace where people are engaged, happy and productive – what are the key ingredients and what is the recipe? What you will learn Questions which will be discussed and thought through include: What makes a great workplace? What is the connection between a healthy workplace and an ethical culture? Is it helpful to…

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July 2019

ER webinar: Implicit bias – what does it mean for ethics at work?

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Reading, Reading
Reading, GB
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In June of 2018, Starbucks closed more than 1,200 stores across Canada so that its staff could participate in a “training session designed to address implicit bias”. What is implicit bias, how does it contrast with explicit bias, and what evidence is there that it exists? In this session, Nat will introduce the concept of implicit bias, its ethical implications, and he will discuss controversies over some of the evidence that psychologists have cited in support of the existence of…

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