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Ethics of Leadership

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ISBN-10: 0155063170

ISBN-13: 9780155063174

Edition: 2003

Authors: Joanne B. Ciulla

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The focus of ETHICS OF LEADERSHIP is the ethical challenges that are distinctive to leaders and leadership. Organized around themes such as power and the public and private morality of leaders, the book explores the ethical issues of leadership in a variety of contexts including, business, NGOs, and government. It integrates material on ethics and leadership from the great Eastern and Western philosophers with leadership literature and case studies. This multi-disciplinary approach helps philosophers and leadership scholars present a fully integrated view of the subject.
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Book details

List price: $86.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.29" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Joanne B. Ciulla, who gained a Ph.D. in philosophy from Temple University, is Professor and Coston Family Chair in Leadership and Ethics at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond. She is one of the founding faculty of the Jepson School, which is the only school in the world to offer an undergraduate degree in Leadership Studies. Ciulla was also the first to hold the UNESCO Chair in Leadership Studies at the United Nations University International Leadership Academy, where she directed and designed leadership development programs for emerging leaders from all over the world. Previously, she has held academic appointments at the Harvard Business School, the…    

Introduction: Ethics and the Study of Leadership
Case: The Parable of the Saddhu, Bowen McCoy
The Moral Challenges of Power and Self-Interest
Sources of Power and Influence, Gary Yukl
Justice and the Leader, Plato
Case: "The Ring of Gyges," Plato
Self-Interest and Human Nature, Thomas Hobbes
The Qualities of Princes, Niccolo Machiavelli
Why Self-Interest Is Best, Ayn Rand
Virtue and Public and Private Morality of Leaders
Virtue Ethics, Aristotle
Case: Sleazy or Stupid?, Joanne B. Ciulla
The First Sermon and the Synopsis of Truth, Buddha
Case: Does Personal Morality Matter?, Joanne B. Ciulla
The Bathsheba Syndrome: The Ethical Failure of Successful Leaders, Dean Ludwig and Clinton Longnecker
The Conscience of Huckleberry Finn, Jonathan Bennett
Duties of Leaders and Followers
Good Will, Duty, and the Categorical Imperative, Immanuel Kant
Case: Innocent or Guilty?, Joanne B. Ciulla
Case: On "Women" and "Girls," Joanne B. Ciulla
Moral Luck, Bernard Williams
Case: Is a Lie Always a Lie?, Joanne B. Ciulla
Case: The Accused and Duties of Law-Abiding Citizen, Hannah Arendt
The Analects, Confucius
Leadership for the Greatest Good
What Utilitarianism Is, John Stuart Mill
Case: Prejudice or Preference?, Joanne B. Ciulla
Case: Corneas in the Congo, Joanne B. Ciulla
Distributive Justice, John Rawls
Case: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, Ursula Le Guin
Zarathustra's Prologue, Friedrich Nietzsche
The Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching), Lao Tzu
The Moral and Emotional Relationship of Leaders and Followers
Legitimate Authority and Charisma
Case: "The Only God You'll Ever See": Jim Jones and the People's Temple, Charles Lindholm
The Myth of Charisma, Robert C. Solomon
The Servant as Leader, Robert Greenleaf
The Structure of Moral Leadership, James MacGregor Burns
Moral Leadership and Culture
Anthropology and the Abnormal, Ruth Benedict
Trying Out One's New Sword, Mary Midgley
Values, Beliefs, and Leadership, F. G. Bailey
Case: Fuller's Dilemma: Street Children and Substance Abuse, adapted by Karen Marquis and Joanne B. Ciulla
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations Commission on Human Rights
Case: The Oil Rig, Joanne B. Ciulla
The Pursuit of the Ideal, Isaiah Berlin
Case: The Five Virtues of Kofi Annan, Joshua Cooper Ramo