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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership : Casting Light or Shadow,9781412941297

Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership : Casting Light or Shadow

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2nd
ISBN13:

9781412941297

ISBN10:
1412941296
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/10/2004
Publisher(s):
Sage Publications, Inc
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Summary

Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership , Second Edition identifies the unique ethical demands of leadership and equips students to meet those challenges. Written in an informal, accessible style, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to leadership ethics that will appeal to students from a variety of academic backgrounds. The first of its kind, this text provides students with a variety of ethical perspectives and strategies to apply to moral dilemmas and describes tools and techniques for creating positive ethical climates in small group, organizational, and culturally diverse settings.    New to the Second Edition :   Citations and cases retained from the first edition have been updated bringing ethical principles alive with contemporary examples. An additional case has been added to each chapter. A self-assessment instrument has been added to each chapter to strengthen the assessment theme of the book. Coverage has been strengthened by adding additional concepts and research findings as needed.   Includes instructors resources on CD ISBN: 1-4129-0569-9 Designed as a core textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership and ethics, this student-friendly book looks at the leader's inner life, including character development and values. Respected author and professor, Craig E. Johnson, blends research and theory with practical strategies, skill development, contemporary case studies, and application exercises.

Table of Contents

Part I
The Leader's Light or Shadow
What's Ahead A Dramatic Difference
The Leader's Shadows Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Shadow Casters
What's Ahead Shadow Casters
Faulty Decision Making Contextual Pressures
Inactive or Overactive Moral Imagination
Ethical Deficiencies Stepping Out of the Shadows: Expanding Our Ethical Capacity
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Looking Inward
The Leader's Character
What's Ahead Elements of Character
Character Building Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Combating Evil What's Ahead
The Faces of Evil Making a Case for Forgiveness Spiritual
Resources Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Ethical Standards and Strategies
General Ethical Perspectives
What's Ahead Utilitarianism: Do the Greatest Good for the Greatest Number of People Kant's Categorical
Imperative: Do What's Right No Matter
What the Cost Justice as Fairness: Guaranteeing Equal Rights and Opportunities Behind the Veil of Ignorance
Communitarianism: Shoulder Your Responsibilities/Seek the Common
Good Altruism: Love Your Neighbor Ethical Pluralism For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Normative Leadership Theories What's Ahead
Transformational Leadership: Raising the Ethical Bar
Postindustrial Leadership: Ethics in Relational Process
Taoism: Lead Nature's Way Servant Leadership: Put the Needs of Followers First
Implications and Applications For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Ethical Decision-Making Formats What's Ahead Pick a Format, Any Format Kidder's Ethical Checkpoints Nash's 12 questions
The SAD Formula Cooper's Active Process Model
The Case Study Method Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Shaping Ethical Contexts
Building an Effective, Ethical Small Group
What's Ahead
The Leader and the Small Group Resisting Groupthink
Avoiding False Agreement Enlightening Communication Engaging in Effective Argument
Implications ad Applications For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Creating an Ethical Organizational Climate
What's Ahead Organizational
Light or Shadow Ethical Climates Discovering Core Values Codes of Ethics Continuous Ethical Improvement
Implications and Applications For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Cultural Diversity
What's Ahead
The Dark Side of Globalization Leadership and Ethical Diversity
Overcoming Ethnocentrism and Prejudice Cultural Differences and Ethical Values
Cultural-Ethical Synergy Standing on Moral Common Ground Implications and Applications For Further Explorat
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