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Commit to doing the right thing

Keeping your moral standards high as your career progresses isn’t as easy as you might think, write Maryam Kouchaki and Isaac H Smith for Harvard Business Review.

Prejudices and psychological attitudes you encounter in the workplace can influence and confuse your ethical judgement, making it more of a challenge to stick to your values and consistently do the ‘right’ thing.

The key to resistance and resilience, if you want an ethical career, is to be not only well intentioned but also well prepared, say the authors, especially in sectors where moral stresses are part of the culture.

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Source Article: Building An Ethical Career
Author(s): Maryam Kouchaki and Isaac H Smith
Publisher: Harvard Business Review