“Lennick and Kiel demonstrate the critical importance of values-based leadership in building companies that last during difficult times. —Charles W. Sorenson, M.D., President and CEO,
“Lennick and Kiel reveal the moral leadership practices of successful organizations. It’s fascinating to learn how moral intelligence drives business success at companies like Cardinal Health, American Express, and Hormel.” —Andrew Doman, President and CEO, Russell Investment Group “Moral Intelligence 2.0 has given me insights that will help us with the continued evolution of our business and will enhance our long-term survival and prosperity.” —Joe Dedin, Executive Director, Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center “Rarely do books come out that become required reading for members of all Boards. Moral Intelligence 2.0 gives a masterly analysis of how to do the right thing in corporate life.” —Peter Hogarth, Former Director London Stock Exchange and Senior Partner, LVA Partners “I’ve discovered from this book that it is moral intelligence which I have found so critical to my years of leading others. This has surely been the formula for the success of my business.” —Dale Larson, Owner, Larson Doors, Inc. “Lennick and Kiel have brought focus to a subject has been undervalued for years. I found that if my senior team held firmly to these principles, we would safely navigate the most challenging of times. I strongly recommend this book for every CEO and leader in the business world.” —Richard Harrington, Retired CEO, Thomson Reuters
“The value of emotional intelligence in leadership has been well documented, but in this book, Lennick and Kiel solidify the absolute correlation between moral intelligence and business performance. This should be required reading for leaders at all levels.” —Bill Shaner, President and CEO, Save-A-Lot Food Stores “The authors show that rather than slowing down a business, moral intelligence is essential to success—even in the most difficult of times and when the competition is fiercest.” —Gary Bhojwani, President and CEO, Allianz Life Insurance
Company of North America
“Lennick and Kiel provide a clear and compelling path for readers to understand the importance of strong moral values to their business and the way forward toward execution.” —Michael E. LaRocco, President and CEO, Fireman’s Fund Insurance “This important book challenges every leader, every citizen, to lead lives with purpose, intention, and a true north.” —Roger Fransecky, Ph.D., Founder and Senior Partner, LVA Partners “Lennick and Kiel confront leadership’s comfort levels with gritty questions such as whether alleged values are aligned with actual behavior. Moral Intelligence 2.0 is a no nonsense book to be valued by those willing to invest effort to achieve integrity and success.” —Michael Sabbeth, Esq., Author of The Good, The Bad, & The Difference: How To Talk With Children About Values “During these times of public mistrust and cynicism of government, corporate America, and mass media, this book is needed now more than ever. The companies highlighted by the authors are thriving examples that success and profit can be achieved without sacrificing integrity. Our business is our employees.” —Yvonne K. Franzese, Chief Human Resources Officer, Allianz of America
Moral Intelligence 2.0
Enhancing Business Performance and Leadership Success in Turbulent Times
Doug Lennick • Fred Kiel, Ph.D. with Kathy Jordan, Ph.D.
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