Tuesday, December 08 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

Webinar | Ethical Decision-Making During COVID-19

Higher education is facing a number of challenges related to COVID-19 that are increasing the need for high-level thinking and ethical decision-making. During the pandemic, there is great risk of human harm, mistakes are highly visible, and each week brings new challenges. To succeed, professionals will need a decision-making process that gives them the confidence that they are making the most ethical choices. Linda Fisher Thornton, author of 7 Lenses, will share seven perspectives for “seeing” ethical responsibility that provide a multidimensional view. Seeing our challenges through this continuum of perspectives helps us recognize, think through, and discuss issues at a higher level of complexity. Together the 7 Lenses provide a kaleidoscopic perspective on ethical responsibility and an eye-opening picture of what it means to "do the right thing" in challenging times.


  • Understand the importance of intentional ethical thinking and decision-making during COVID-19
  • Learn the 7 Lenses decision-making model for seeing a kaleidoscopic view of ethical impact
  • See current issues in the news through all 7 Lenses
  • Consider how to turn ethical decision-making insights into actions

Additional Resources


  • Linda Thornton

    CEO/Founder, Leading in Context LLC

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    848 KB, pdf - Updated on 12/8/2020
  • Transcript

    646 KB, pdf - Updated on 12/17/2020
  • Recording

    Updated on 12/8/2020

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