Chapter 11: Training programmes to develop the ethicality of talents
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Ethics training programmes are widely used to strengthen the ethical competence of organizational members. This competence is crucially important to corporate talents who have to deal with challenges due to global competition, inter-cultural differences, environmental complexity and multiple stakeholder demands. International talent management systems should therefore include the development of this competence in order to tap the full potential of these individuals and to enable them to identify and solve ethically relevant problems successfully. In the present chapter, we introduce different notions of ethical competence and explain the necessity for international talent management systems to foster this competence. Subsequently, we provide an overview of moral development theories and elaborate on different design dimensions of ethics training programmes. Moreover, we compile empirical evidence to conclude from extant meta-analyses about the effectiveness of ethics training and resume with best practice suggestions as well as open issues for future research.

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Edited by Yipeng Liu