Organizational cultures, whether governmental, corporate,
professional or educational, are prone to confronting
their employees, at all levels, with ethical quandaries
and moral dilemmas.
Philosophical practitioners apply pro-active methods
to addressing moral issues in organizations, in real time.
Background on Dilemma Training
One such method was developed by Professor Henk van Luijk
at Nijenrode University (the “Harvard Business School”
of Holland), as part of a more extensive program involving
integrity issues in organizations, in cooperation with
the European Institute for Business Ethics.
Henk van Liujk and his group of trained philosophical
consultants have applied this method very successfully
in numerous private companies, professional associations
and government organizations in the Netherlands.
Subsequently, well-known Dutch practitioner and APPA Faculty
member Ida Jongsma has applied this method with success
across a similar spectrum of client organizations in Holland
and throughout Europe. Ida has trained a number of APPA-Certified
consultants in this method.
Lou Marinoff learned the Dutch method from Ida, and has
adapted it successfully to a similar variety of client
organizations world-wide, from the US to Europe, from
Latin America to South East Asia.
The Dilemma Training Program
The Program consists of two full days (9:00 a.m. to 6:00
p.m.), during which both the method and guidelines for
applying it will be presented to and discussed with the
Day One covers the original seven-step method developed
and applied by Prof. van Liujk. Day Two covers a variation
on the method developed and applied by Prof. Marinoff.
Dates and Location
The program will be held on May 13-14, 2006, at the offices
of Carol Gould and Gary Seelinger, 218 Commercial Blvd.,
Lauderdale By The Sea, FL 33308. The nearest airport is
Fort Lauderdale. There are hotels within walking distance
of the venue.
The program is open to APPA-Certified Members and Adjunct
Members. Affiliate Members seeking Certified Affiliate
status may be admitted following a review of their qualifications,
and space permitting.
Enrollment is restricted to eligible APPA Members. For
information on joining the APPA, please visit www.appa.edu/memberships.htm.
APPA Members wishing to enroll should visit www.appa.edu/enroll.htm.
Enrollment will be limited to 10 people.
The program fee is $750.00 ($USD). A deposit of $250.00
secures a place. The Balance is payable at the program.
All necessary materials will be provided at no further
Participants who complete the program will become APPA-Certified
Members (or cross-Certified Members, or Certified Affiliates,
as the case may be). Certified Members are listed in the
APPA on-line directory, among other privileges accorded.
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