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Why have a philosophy? What is Leadership? Philosophy - Part 2 Ethics Philosophy Objectives 1 - Major objectives (the things you value and want to achieve). 2 - Your beliefs or principles that help you achieve your objectives. LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION – PROVIDE YOU GREAT RESOURCES 1 -ready to take notes – bits for refs in future assignments + Portfolio
Ethical Standards 3 kinds of Ethical Standards (no secrets anymore) 1. High 2. Low 3. None Definition of ethical - Webster’s Dictionary • Conforming to accepted professional standards and conduct Another Definition of Ethics – Doing the right thing “we have an inherent ability to know the difference” *(Charlie Fisher – ex PSU Qb coach from OBrien staff)
Sportsmanship vs Gamesmanship Definition Workshop (5 per) • Define Sportsmanship (1 team definition) • Define gamesmanship (1 team definition) • What is the difference? • Define Character (1 team definition) • Define Ethics in Sport – (1 team definition)
Sport Ethics • Ethical behavior on the part of the coach involves not only observing the rules of a particular game but also, and more important, behaving according to the true spirit of the game, or according to the unwritten rules that are integral part of every sport
2 different results • Sportsmanship = simply - it is good character when participating in sport - respect for opponents, officials, teammates, coaches and for the game itself. • Gamesmanship = violating the spirit of the game (doing something to upset or psych out and opponent in order to win)
Character vs. Personality • Character = fundamentally character is about who we are and what we stand for • Thomas Lickona (1991) • Intrinsic motivation VS extrinsic motivation • ***personality is what you do when everyone is looking - character is what you do when nobody is looking *recruiting example – talking to support staff @ HS
Values + Definitions • Respect - showing regard for the worth of someone or something • Responsibility - is an extension of respect - if we respect someone, we value them - if we value them, we feel a measure of responsibility for their welfare (care for each other)
Principles of Character • Principles of character are the moral values that tell us what we ought to do *Thomas Lickona (1991) • 2 great moral values (foundation) 1. RESPECT AND RESPONSIBILITY - they are worthwhile because they promote the good of the individual and the good of the whole community 2. Responsibility emphasizes our positive obligations to care for each other
Teaching Ethical Conduct • Ethical behavior is not inborn - children must be taught right from wrong • Athletics provides excellent opportunities for youngsters to develop moral values • How do you teach it? • Example – self discipline (behind the line story)
How to teach Ethics *example #1 John Wooden Leadership Role Model - John Wooden – UCLA Basketball October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010 10 NCAA titles in 12 year span Purdue U – 3 x All-American Bball player 1 st person in Bball HOF as player & coach You teach ethics through everyday actions you display and verbalize as a leader - in everything you do (in or out of sport) *The little things matter Watch Bio video - sportscentury – espn (History Lesson) - 6: 23 mins http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=AN 0 Yf. F-e 3 Ws
John Wooden - Pyramid of Success (R)eference + (I)llustration
How to teach Ethics – example #2 Pat Summitt • Goal is to develop self-discipline + selflessness = Team Ethics • Leadership Role Model – Pat Summitt • Jan 13, 2010 The legendary Lady Vols basketball coach sits down with Ken Coleman for an exclusive conversation about life, success and how sport has shaped her journey. https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=j. T 2 k. CY 6 -JGQ (6: 22 min) • Definite Dozen (R)eference + (I)llustration
Pat Summitt - Definite Dozen 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Respect Yourself and Others Take Full Responsibility Develop and Demonstrate Loyalty Learn to be a Great Communicator Discipline Yourself so No One Else Has To Make Hard Work Your Passion Don’t Just Work Hard, Work Smart Put the Team Before Yourself Make Winning an Attitude Be a Competitor Change is a Must Handle Success Like You Handle Failure
Ethics design clinic Good and bad – 7 per • Wooden (style & ethics) good example • Summit (style & ethics) good example • Design a Code Of Ethics (ethical standards) • Define Ethics in Sport (T) + (R) + (I) • Think of everything we have talked about thus far in class (resources + outside) *http: //www. universityethics. psu. edu/ - SEE PSU EXAMPLES http: //www. universityethics. psu. edu/University. Ethics/Units/universityethics. cfm http: //www. universityethics. psu. edu/University. Ethics/Units/Athletics. Integrity/index. cfm
Presentation Example • From Previous Class (Spring 2016) • Ryan Chakir and Trevor Lauffer • Combined Ethics with Leadership Role Model Research • http: //prezi. com/kyyjvkoyyhid/? utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy • Quality Research + Creative Thesis (Tree) + Concrete Illustrations of How to use = good!
Penn State Business School • Smeal Honor Code Wording and Aspirations • We, the Smeal College of Business community, aspire to the highest ethical standards and will hold each other accountable to them. We will not engage in any action that is improper or that creates the appearance of impropriety in our academic lives, and we intend to hold to this standard in our future careers.
Smeal Honor Code Aspirations • Our Aspirations • Live up to the highest ethical standards in our academic and professional lives • Make ourselves accountable to each other • Challenge each other to strive for greatness • Demand that our successes come only from fair and ethical means • Cultivate the ethical business leaders of tomorrow • Enhance Smeal’s brand reputation.
Challenges • One of the difficulties coaches encounter in attempting to teach or expect ethical conduct is the fact that people come from varying backgrounds and experiences with differing views as to what is right or wrong, fair or unfair, acceptable, or unacceptable behavior.
Examples • Socioeconomic background • Culture they have grown up in (outside of sport) = family / neighborhood / urban vs rural / ethnicities / etc… • Other examples – ideas?
Competition - Winning at all costs • Competition part of life, and we face it from the day we are born until we die • It is only when winning becomes the sole purpose of athletic competition http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=8 u. Zq 3 Km 7 Bn. A (2: 23 min) *V 1 - Pat Summitt video – America’s Best Leaders 2007 • Ironic twist – son Tyler Summitt as a coach Tyler Summitt's affair with Louisiana Tech player disgraces his mother's legacy • Hired as WMs HC @ age 23 – Fired @ 25 • Resigned after admitting affair with player
Ethics and Cheating • Can we learn from Bad Examples? http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=N_0 PSZ 59 Aws (2: 22 min) • Cheat (defined) – to deprive of something dishonestly or unfairly… To ace dishonestly; practice fraud • What can we learn from Lance Armstrong? • How can we apply that to coaching?
Ethics in coaching – Questions • Some Questions you need to Answer 1. What is Leadership 2. What is Ethics in Sport? • TRI – edits and additions to next assignment on your coaching phil and definitions • Why important? • How can we deal with it? • When should we deal with it?
Moral Character - definitions • Moral: 1 -of or relating to principles of right and wrong. 2 conforming to a standard of right behavior: also- capable of right and wrong action. • Character: the complex of mental and ethical traits marking a person or a group. *The Merriam Webster Dictionary
Teaching Character how to clinic (partners) • Explain and discuss moral behavior FIRST • Develop 1 team response for each Question 1. How would you Create a moral team environment? 2. How would you Model moral behavior? 3. How could you Teach ethical decision making? 4. How would you Motivate your players to develop good moral character?
Definition of Ethics in Sport by Paul Hefty To live & Lead using a high moral value system as a guide - Based on HONESTY (full disclosure) = Fairness - Developing TRUST (belief in others) = Fun - Through RESPECT (of individual differences) = Forgiveness Creating a positive and nurturing TEAM CULTURE for ALL *you will be tested by something unforeseeable (hope you can endure)