Ethics: A Higher Standard

11:20 – 12:20 PM

Session Description

Do you wonder why ethics is such a big problem? Really, why is it so hard? And how much can you really control? In this workshop we will dive in to understanding how ethical dilemmas become ethical dilemmas – and how easily it happens. We will learn basic ethical decision rules and practice applying them. We will look at examples of ethics checklists used by organizations and discuss how to make one effective in your organization. You will leave with a list of action steps you can use to ensure your organization is working at holding everyone, to a higher standard.


Attendees will:

  • Build awareness and understanding of how and why simple everyday situations become ethical dilemmas.
  • Analyze methods for helping to make ethical decisions.
  • Explore and choose tools you can use to prevent ethical disasters.



Lorna Kibbey

Lorna Kibbey is a content speaker and author, who focuses on helping leaders develop their most important, and most complex resources, people! Lorna designs and delivers leadership seminars and motivational keynotes to a variety of audiences. She is certified to conduct workplace assessments; workshops for teams; and workshops for all levels of employees, using Everything DiSC™. Lorna has first‐hand experience in dealing with the most difficult situations managers face. She served as a leader and manager for more than 24 years in the public sector. Her years of experience in the public sector, combined with years of practice in all types of organizations have made her the leadership expert she is today. In fact, she “wrote the book” on becoming a better boss. Her book, “Becoming a Better Boss – Your Guidebook to 25 Fundamental Management Responsibilities” was published in 2019. Lorna earned her master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida and her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from the University of Cincinnati. Lorna is an active member in the National Speaker’s Association and served as the 2019/2020 Dean of the Florida Speaker’s Association speaker academy. She currently serves Florida State University as an adjunct instructor for the state’s Certified Public Manager Program.