The Ethics of Leadership

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2002-05-30
Publisher(s): Cengage Learning
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Ethics and the Study of Leadership xi
Case: The Parable of the Saddhu xvi
Bowen McCoy
The Moral Challenges of Power and Self-Interest
1(52)
Sources of Power and Influence
3(10)
Gary Yukl
Justice and the Leader
13(15)
Plato
Case: ``The Ring of Gyges,''
28(3)
Plato
Self Interest and Human Nature
31(7)
Thomas Hobbes
The Qualities of Princes
38(6)
Niccolo Machiavelli
Why Self Interest Is Best
44(9)
Ayn Rand
Virtue and Public and Private Morality of Leaders
53(40)
Virtue Ethics, Aristotle
55(8)
Case: Sleazy or Stupid?
63(1)
Joanne B. Ciulla
The First Sermon and the Synopsis of Truth, Buddha
64(4)
Case: Does Personal Morality Matter?
68(2)
Joanne B. Ciulla
The Bathsheba Syndrome: The Ethical Failure of Successful Leaders
70(11)
Dean Ludwig
Clinton Longnecker
The Conscience of Huckleberry Finn
81(12)
Jonathan Bennett
Duties of Leaders and Followers
93(48)
Good Will, Duty, and the Categorical Imperative
94(16)
Immanuel Kant
Case: Innocent or Guilty?
110(1)
Joanne B. Ciulla
Case: On Women and Girls
111(1)
Joanne B. Ciulla
Moral Luck
112(6)
Bernard Williams
Case: Is a Lie Always a Lie?
118(1)
Joanne B. Ciulla
Case: The Accused and Duties of Law-Abiding Citizen
119(4)
Hannah Arendt
The Analects, Confucius
123(18)
Leadership for the Greatest Good
141(44)
What Utilitarianism Is
143(9)
John Stuart Mill
Case: Prejudice or Preference?
152(1)
Joanne B. Ciulla
Case: Corneas in the Congo
153(1)
Joanne B. Ciulla
Distributive Justice
154(7)
John Rawls
Case: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
161(6)
Ursula Le Guin
Zarathustra's Prologue
167(8)
Friedrich Nietzsche
The Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching)
175(10)
Lao Tzu
The Moral and Emotional Relationship of Leaders and Followers
185(42)
Legitimate Authority and Charisma
187(3)
Case: The Only God You'll Ever See: Jim Jones and the People's Temple
190(10)
Charles Lindholm
The Myth of Charisma
200(10)
Robert C. Solomon
The Servant as Leader
210(7)
Robert Greenleaf
The Structure of Moral Leadership
217(10)
James MacGregor Burns
Moral Leadership and Culture
227(48)
Anthropology arid the Abnormal
229(8)
Ruth Benedict
Trying Out One's New Sword
237(10)
Mary Midgley
Values, Beliefs, and Leadership
247(5)
F. G. Bailey
Case: Fuller's Dilemma: Street Children and Substance Abuse
252(2)
Karen Marquis
Joanne B. Ciulla
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations I Commission on Human Rights
254(7)
Case: The Oil Rig
261(3)
Joanne B. Ciulla
The Pursuit of the Ideal
264(2)
Isaiah Berlin
Case: The Five Virtues of Kofi Annan
266(9)
Joshua Cooper Ramo
Credits 275

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