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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership - International Student Edition
Casting Light or Shadow

Seventh Edition


January 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
Ethics is at the heart of leadership. Leaders must make every effort to make ethical decisions and foster ethical behavior among followers. The seventh edition of Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow explores the ethical demands of leadership and the dark side of leadership. Bestselling author Craig E. Johnson takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing from many fields of research to help readers make ethical decisions, lead with integrity, and create an ethical culture. Packed with dozens of real-world case studies, examples, self-assessments, and applications, this fully-updated new edition is designed to increase students’ ethical competence and leadership abilities.
 
Preface
Key Features

 
What's New to This Edition

 
Digital Resources

 
 
Acknowledgments
Introduction

 
Leaders: The News Isn't All Bad

 
Defining Terms

 
Overview of the Book

 
 
PART I. THE SHADOW SIDE OF LEADERSHIP
 
Chapter 1. The Leader's Light or Shadow
What's Ahead

 
A Dramatic Difference/ The Dark Side of Leadership

 
The Leader's Shadows

 
 
Chapter 2. Stepping In and Out of the Shadows
What's Ahead

 
Shadow Casters

 
Stepping Out of the Shadows

 
 
PART II. LOOKING INWARD
 
Chapter 3. The Leader's Character
What's Ahead

 
Elements of Character

 
Character Building

 
 
Chapter 4. Combating Evil
What's Ahead

 
The Faces of Evil

 
Facing Evil

 
Making a Case for Forgiveness

 
Spirituality and Leadership

 
 
PART III. ETHICAL STANDARDS AND STRATEGIES
 
Chapter 5. 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 the Cost

 
Justice as Fairness: Guaranteeing Equal Rights and Opportunities behind the Veil of Ignorance

 
Pragmatism: Ethics as Inquiry

 
Altruism: Love Your Neighbor

 
 
Chapter 6. Ethical Decision Making and Behavior
What's Ahead

 
Ethical Decision Making: A Dual Process Approach

 
Components of Moral Action

 
Decision-Making Formats

 
 
Chapter 7. Exercising Ethical Influence
What’s Ahead

 
Ethical Issues in Influence

 
Resisting Influence

 
 
Chapter 8. Normative Leadership Theories
What’s Ahead

 
Transformational Leadership: Raising the Ethical Bar

 
Servant Leadership: Put the Needs of Followers First

 
Authentic Leadership: Know Yourself and to Your Own Self Be True

 
Aesthetic (Beautiful) Leadership

 
Benevolent Leadership: Demonstrate Care and Concern

 
Ethical Leadership: Moral Persons and Moral Managers

 
 
PART IV. SHAPING ETHICAL CONTEXTS
 
Chapter 9. Building an Ethical Small Group
What's Ahead

 
The Leader and the Small Group

 
Fostering Individual Ethical Accountability

 
Promoting Ethical Group Interaction

 
Avoiding Moral Pitfalls

 
Group Leadership for the Common Good

 
 
Chapter 10. Creating an Ethical, Inclusive Organizational Climate
What's Ahead

 
Ethical Climates

 
Signs of Healthy Ethical Climates

 
Climate-Building Tools

 
 
Chapter 11. Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership in a Global Society
What’s Ahead

 
The Dark Side of Globalization

 
Cultural Differences and Ethical Values

 
Facing the Challenges

 
 
Chapter 12. Ethical Crisis Leadership
What’s Ahead

 
Crisis: An Overview

 
Components of Ethical Crisis Management

 
The Ethical Demands of Extreme Leadership

 
 
Epilogue
 
References
 
Index
 
About the Author

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