If you were the Japanese Consul in Lithuania during WWII and your government instructed you that you could not issue transit visas to Jews to leave Europe, what would you do?
This is the story of Chiune Sugihara, and it illustrates the real-world ethical issues leaders can encounter without any warning.
Suggested Training Exercise
As you listen to the story of Sugihara, make notes and attempt to outline an ethical framework you can use to measure yourself as an ethical leader. The framework can be a list of characteristics, principles, or general ideas. Then, look at each element of the framework and take stock in yourself – how do you measure up?