Integrity, part 1: Begins and Ends with Your Word

Integrity is a messy issue to address in organizational life. Yet integrity may be the single most important issue to address, today, as we experience unprecedented change with greater disruption and complexity. These times demand the stability and consistency of systems and people with integrity. And yet, the way we view integrity, makes it complicated to address.

This two-part blog revisits integrity. In this blog, we explore it as a function of our word; our next blog examines some of the blind spots of integrity. Together, these blogs present a framework with practices to strengthen our integrity.