Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership : Casting Light or Shadow

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2008-07-23
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'úComprehensive and a must read.'Ě - Dr. Patricia Mitchell, University of San FranciscoMeeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow, Third Edition identifies the unique ethical demands of leadership and then equips readers to meet these challenges. This new edition retains the elements of the text that have contributed to its success while 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 exercisesNew to the Third Edition Presents Focus on Follower boxes that broaden coverage of the text and introduce concepts students can apply to their role as followers Provides a new reference section at the end of the book that serves as a starting point for further research and exploration Includes a new chapter on ethical influence Expands coverage to reflect the growing interest in leadership ethics, incorporating new topics, theory, and research findings Updates cases retained from previous editions and includes new cases that cover such topics as the tenure of Hewlett Packard's CEO Carly Fiorina and scandals involving stock options and student loans Features new films in the Leadership Ethics at the Movies casesInstructors' Resources on CD-ROM! Instructors' Resources on CD-ROM include teaching strategies, a test bank, sample syllabi, assignment descriptions, and more. Qualified instructors may request a copy by contacting Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) from 6 am ' 5 pm, PST.Intended Audience Looking at the leader's inner life, including character development and values, this student-friendly book is designed as a core text for undergraduate and graduate courses in Leadership and Ethics in a variety of fields of including business and management, communication, psychology, and education.

Table of Contents

The Shadow Side of Leadership
Fallen Leaders
Defining Terms
The Leader's Light or Shadow
What's Ahead
A Dramatic Difference
The Leader's Shadows
The Shadow of Power
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: The Life and Death of People's Temple
Self-Assessment:Brutal Boss Questionnaire
The Shadow of Privilege
The Shadow of Mismanaged Information
Case Study: Hiding the Truth: Friendly Fire and the Death of Pat Tillman
The Shadow of Inconsistency
The Shadow of Misplaced and Broken Loyalties
The Shadow of Irresponsibility
Focus on Follower Ethics:The Dark Side of Followership
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Casting Shadows at Enron
Chapter End Case: It Pays to Be an Executive: The Stock Options Scandal
Shadow Casters
What's Ahead
Shadow Casters
Unhealthy Motivations
Internal Enemies or Monsters
Focus on Follower Ethics:Follower Motivations and the Dangers of Toxic Leadership
Faulty Decision Making
Inactive or Overactive Moral Imagination
Ethical Deficiencies
Case Study: The Multiplied Missing Children
Contextual Pressures
Leadership Ethics at the Movies:The Devil Wears Prada
Stepping Out of the Shadows: Expanding Our Ethical Capacity
Self-Assessment:Ethical Self-Awareness Instrument
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Napoleon Marches Again: Jean-Marie Messier and Vivendi Universal
Chapter End Case: The Ethical Saga of Salomon, Inc.
Looking Inward
The Leader's Character
What's Ahead
Elements of Character
Focus on Follower Ethics: The Courageous Follower
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: The Last King of Scotland
Character Building
Finding Role Models
Case Study: The Hero as Optimist: Explorer Ernest Shackleton
Telling and Living Collective Stories
Mission Statements
Self-Assessment:Instrumental and Terminal Values
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: "Chainsaw" Al Dunlap and "Mensch" Aaron Feuerstein
Chapter End Case:The Greatest Reformer in History
Combating Evil
What's Ahead
The Faces of Evil
Focus on Follower Ethics:Resisting Pressures to Do Evil: A Ten-Step Program
Making a Case for Forgiveness
Breaking the Cycle of Evil
Leadership Ethics at the Movies:Munich
Case Study:To Forgive or Not to Forgive?
The Forgiveness Process
Self Assessment: Tendency to Forgive Scale
Spirituality and Leadership
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: Genocide in Slow Motion
Chapter End Case: Covering Up Evil
Ethical Standards and Strategies
General Ethical Perspectives
What's Ahead
Utilitarianism: Do the Greatest Good for the Greatest Number
Focus on Follower Ethics: Whistle Blowing: Ethical Tension Points
Leadership Ethics at the Movies:The Guardian
Kant's Categorical Imperative: Do What's Right No Matter What the Cost
Fairness as Justice: Guaranteeing Equal Rights and Opportunities Behind the Veil
Self-Assessment: Organizational Justice Scale
Case Study 5.1:
Equal Justice for All? The Jena Six
Communitarianism: Shoulder Your Responsibilities/Seek the Common Good
Altruism: Love Your Neighbor
Ethical Pluralism
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case:The Battle Over the Cervical Cancer Vaccine
Chapter End Case:Curing One Patient at a Time
Normative Leadership Theories
What's Ahead
Transformational Leadership: Leadership Ethics at the Movies:Coach Carter
Self-Assessment:Perceived Leader Integrity Scale
Servant Leadership
Focus on Follower Ethics:Servant Followership
Authentic Leadership
Case Study:The Airline Executive as "Mom in Chief"
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case:Transforming Clear Lake College
Chapter End Case:Betraying the Student Borrower
Ethical Decision-Making and Behavior
What's Ahead
Components of Moral Action
Moral Sensitivity (Recognition)
Moral Judgment
Leadership Ethics at the Movies:The Lives of Others
Moral Motivation
Moral Character
Decision-Making Formats
Kidder's Ethical Checkpoints
Case Study:The Terminal Patient
Nash's Twelve Questions
Self-Assessment:The Gift
The SAD Formula
The Case Study Method
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case:Ethical Scenarios for Analysis
Shaping Ethical Contexts
Building an Effective, Ethical Small Group
What's Ahead
The Leader and the Small Group
Case Study 8.1:Tougher Standards for All Terrain Vehicles?
Fostering Ethical Accountability
Resisting Groupthink
Focus on Follower Ethics:Avoiding False Agreement: The Abilene Paradox
Promoting Enlightening Communication
Seeking Dialogue
Comprehensive/Critical Listening
Defensive vs. Supportive Communication
Productive Conflict
Leadership Ethics at the Movies:A Few Good Men
Engaging in Effective Argument
Self-Assessment:Argumentativeness 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
What's Ahead
The Leader as Ethics Officer
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Breach
Ethical Climates
Signs of Healthy Ethical Climates
Zero Tolerance for Destructive Behaviors
Focus on Follower Ethics: The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse
Process Focus (Concern for Means and Ends)
Structural Reinforcement
Social Responsibility
Climate Building Tools
Shared Values
Core Ideology
Self-Assessment: Mars Group Technique
Adoption Process (VAP)
Codes of Ethics
Case Study: Cutting Corners at the University
Continuous Ethical Improvement
The Need for Ongoing Ethical Learning
Enhancing Organizational Ethical Learning
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Chapter End Case: The High Cost or Ethical Neutrality
Chapter End Case: Agenda for Change at the Air Force Academy
Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Diversity
What's Ahead
Promoting Diversity in the Organization: An Ethical Imperative
Case Study 10.1: Diversity Pushback
Self-Assessment:The Diversity Perceptions Scale
Mastering the Ethical Challenges of Leadership in a Global Society
The Dark Side of Globalization
The Global Shadow of Power
The Global Shadow of Privilege
The Global Shadow of Deceit
The Global Shadow of Inconsistency
The Global Shadow of Misplaced and Broken Loyalties
The Global Shadow of Irresponsibility
Leadership and Ethical Diversity
Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Letters from Iwo Jima
Cultural Differences and Ethical Values
Defining Culture
Programmed Values Patterns
Project GLOBE
Focus on Follower Ethics: Follower Obligations in Cross-Cultural Leader/Follower Relationships
Standing on Common Moral Ground
A Global Ethic
Eight Global Values
The Peace Ethic
The Global Business Standards Codex
The Caux Principles
Making Ethical Choices in Culturally Diverse Settings: Integrated Social Contracts Theory
Implications and Applications
For Further Exploration, Challenge and Self-Assessment
Case Study: Google Meets the Great Firewall of China
Case Study: Ethical Diversity Scenarios
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