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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow
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Comprehensive and a must read. -Dr. Patricia Mitchell, University of San Francisco
Meeting 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 exercises
New to the Third EditionPresents Focus on Follower boxes that broaden coverage of the text and introduce concepts students can apply to their role as followersProvides 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 influenceExpands coverage to reflect the growing interest in leadership ethics, incorporating new topics, theory, and research findingsUpdates 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 loansFeatures new films in the Leadership Ethics at the Movies cases
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Intended AudienceLooking 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.Looking for other titles for your Leadership courses? SAGE has published over 500 books on Leadership, and we ve developed a web page to help you find just the right one for your class. Click here to browse our selection.
Book News Annotation:
Johnson's (leadership studies, George Fox U., Newberg, Oregon) textbook is designed for use in undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership and ethics in a variety of fields, including business and management, communication, psychology, and education. As with previous editions, the third combines research and theory with practical application, promoting ethical decision making and action through skill development, self-assessment, and application exercises. In addition to a new chapter on ethical influence, the third edition features expanded and updated material, replacement of most previous cases with new examples, and the addition of a reference section to the end of the text. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership, Third Edition identifies the unique ethical demands of leadership and equips students to meet those challenges. It retains the elements of the text that have contributed to its success while broadening its appeal. The book will continue to reflect an informal, accessible style; focus on personal assessment and application; draw from a variety of academic disciplines; provide tools and techniques for creating positive ethical climates; and feature contemporary cases.New to the Third Edition:
Coverage will be expanded to reflect the growing interest in leadership ethics, incorporating new topics, theory. and research findings.
A new chapter on ethical influence is added
A References section at the end of the book has been added.
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