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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership : Casting Light or Shadow,9781412982221
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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership : Casting Light or Shadow

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9781412982221

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1412982227
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Pub. Date:
2/28/2011
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SAGE Publications, Inc
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The Fourth Edition retains the elements of the text that have contributed to its success while also broadening its appeal. Written in an informal, accessible style, author Craig E. Johnson takes an interdisciplinary approach to leadership ethics while blending research and theory with practical application. This unique text promotes ethical decision-making and action through skill development, self-assessment, and application exercises.In the Fourth Edition:- A new chapter, Ethical Crisis Leadership, explains five ethical principles and strategies that are essential to fulfilling moral duties during times of crisis.- 'Leadership Ethics at the Movies' features present short summaries of feature films that portray ethical dilemmas. Discussion starters are included to prompt readers to draw ethical implications and applications from the films.- 'Self-Assessment' features measure the reader's performance on an important behaviour, skill, or concept discussed in the chapter- 'Implications and Applications' review key ideas and their ramifications for the reader as a leader- 'For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Assessment' encourages readers to engage in extended reflection and self-analysis- 'Focus on Follower Ethics' boxes that broaden coverage of the text and introduce concepts students can apply to their role as followers- Three cases per chapter offer real-world examples for anlaysis and reflection- A lengthy reference section at the end of the book serves as a starting point for further research and explorationInstructors Resources include teaching strategies, a test bank, sample syllabi, assignment descriptions, and more.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Leaders: The Bad News and the Good News
The Shadow Side of Leadership
The Leader's Light or Shadow
A Dramatic Difference
The Leader's Shadows
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Doubt
Self-Assessment: The Brutal Boss Questionnaire
Case Study: Hiding the Truth: Friendly Fire and the Death of Pat Tillman
Focus on Follower Ethics: The Dark Side of Followership
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Casting Shadows at Enron
Chapter End Case: Paying for Failure at AIG
Stepping Out of the Shadows
Shadow Casters
Unhealthy Motivations
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: There Will Be Blood
Case Study: The Pirates Dilemma
Stepping Out of the Shadows: Becoming an Ethical Expert
Ethical Skills: A Sampler
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Death by Peanuts
Chapter End Case: Bernie Madoff and the Biggest Swindle in History
Looking Inward
The Leader's Character
Elements of Character
Courage
Optimism
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Happy-Go-Lucky
Self-Assessment: Perceived Leader Integrity Scale
Character Building
Case Study: Leading With a Blink of the Left Eye
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Senate Seat for Sale
Chapter End Case: The Greatest Reformer in History
Combating Evil
The Faces of Evil
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Taxi to the Dark Side
Facing Evil
Making a Case for Forgiveness
Case Study: Forgiving Dr. Mengele?
Self-Assessment: Tendency to Forgive Scale
Spirituality and Leadership
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Responding to the Remnants of Genocide
Chapter End Case: Evil in the Basement: The Attack on Columbine High
Ethical Standards and Strategies
General Ethical Perspectives
Utilitarianism: Do the Greatest Good for the Greatest Number of People
Case Study: Deciding Between Two Evils: The Invasion of the Asian Carp
Kant's Categorical Imperative: Do What's Right No Matter What the Cost
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Defiance
Justice as Fairness: Guaranteeing Equal Rights and Opportunities Behind the Veil of Ignorance
Communitarianism: Shoulder Your Responsibilities and Seek the Common Good
Altruism: Love Your Neighbor
Self-Assessment: Organizational Citizenship Behavior Scale
Ethical Pluralism
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Expanding DNA Databases
Chapter End Case: From Mountain Climber To Humanitarian
Normative Leadership Theories
Transformational Leadership: Raising the Ethical Bar
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Frost/Nixon
Servant Leadership: Put the Needs of Followers First
Self-Assessment: The Servant Leadership Questionnaire
Authentic Leadership: Know Yourself and To Your Own Self Be True
Case Study: The Airline Executive as "Mom in Chief"
Taoism: Lead Nature's Way
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Transforming Clear Lake College
Chapter End Case: Sentencing Kids for Cash
Ethical Decision Making and Behavior
Components of Moral Action
Moral Sensitivity (Recognition)
Self-Assessment: Moral Sensitivity Scenarios
Moral Judgment
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Michael Clayton
Moral Motivation
Moral Character
Decision-Making Formats
Kidder's Ethical Checkpoints
Case Study: Parking Lot Shooting
The SAD Formula
The Moral Reasoning Process
Nash's 12 Questions
The Case Study Method
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Ethical Scenarios for Analysis
Shaping Ethical Contexts
Building an Effective, Ethical Small Group
The Leader and the Small Group
Case Study: Pay for Play?
Fostering Ethical Accountability
Resisting Groupthink and False Agreement
Promoting Enlightening Communication
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: 21
Self-Assessment: Task/Relationship Conflict Scale
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Incentives for Organ Donations
Chapter End Case: Responding to Groupthink and Faulty Reasoning at NASA
Creating an Ethical Organizational Climate
The Leader as Ethics Officer
Ethical Climates
Self-Assessment: Ethical Climate Questionnaire
Signs of Healthy Ethical Climates
Zero Tolerance for Destructive Behaviors
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Glengarry Glen Ross
Climate-Building Tools
Discovering Core Values
Codes of Ethics
Case Study: Turn It In or Turn it Off?
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: The Failure of Washington Mutual Savings
Chapter End Case: Rooting Out Corruption At Siemens International
Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Diversity
Promoting Diversity in the Organization: An Ethical Imperative
Case Study: Religious Clothing in the Classroom
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Gran Torino
Mastering the Ethical Challenges of Leadership in a Global Society
The Dark Side of Globalization
Self-Assessment: The Diversity Perceptions Scale
Leadership and Ethical Diversity
Cultural Differences and Ethical Values
Standing on Moral Common Ground
Making Ethical Choices in Culturally Diverse Settings
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Google Meets the Great Firewall of China
Chapter End Case: Ethical Diversity Scenarios
Ethical Crisis Leadership
Crisis: An Overview
The Three Stages of a Crisis
Case Study: The Terrorist and the Ticking Bomb: Ethical Leadership in Supreme Emergencies
The Three Stages of a Crisis
Self-Assessment: Crisis and/or Disaster Preparedness Scale
Components of Ethical Crisis Management
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Nanking
For further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment
Case Study: Two Idiots and a Video Camera: The Dark Side of Social Media
Case Study: Beacons for Climbers
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