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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership

Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership
Casting Light or Shadow

Sixth Edition (International Student Edition)

March 2017 | 552 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership explores the ethical demands of leadership by blending research and theory with practical application, helping students to increase their ethical competence and leadership abilities.

The Sixth Edition includes new and expanded coverage of key topics such as leader hypocrisy, moral identity, ethics of virtual teams and ethical decision making. There are also new self-assessment activities related to narcissism, apology, altruism, social loafing, moral foundations theory, and corporate Samaritans which can be found at the end of each chapter.

A new chapter on Exercising leader influence introduces students to the ethical issues surrounding leader influence tools, and a total of 17 new case studies, including Amazon, Volkswagen and Malala Youzarif, provide contemporary evidence of ethical (and unethical) leadership.

The book is complimented by a companion website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers and students, including PowerPoint slides, Testbank, teaching notes, sample course syllabi, an instructor’s manual and access to full-text SAGE Journal articles.

Suitable reading for students studying on leadership courses.

Part I: The Shadow Side of Leadership
Chapter 1. The Leader's Light or Shadow
Chapter 2. Stepping Out of the Shadows
Part II: Looking Inward
Chapter 3. The Leader's Character
Chapter 4. Combating Evil
Part III: Ethical Standards and Strategies
Chapter 5. General Ethical Perspectives
Chapter 6. Ethical Decision Making and Behavior
Chapter 7. Exercising Ethical Influence
Chapter 8. Normative Leadership Theories
Part IV: Shaping Ethical Contexts
Chapter 9. Building an Ethical Small Group
Chapter 10. Creating an Ethical Organizational Climate
Chapter 11. Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership in a Global Society
Chapter 12. Ethical Crisis Leadership
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Instructor Site

Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:

  • A Microsoft® Word® test bank is available containing multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter. The test bank provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding.
  • Editable, chapter-specific Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides offer you complete flexibility in easily creating a multimedia presentation for your course.
  • Teaching notes for cases are designed for instructors to expand questions to students, or initiate class discussion.
  • An instructor manual by author Craig E. Johnson includes teaching strategies, assignments, and projects.
  • Sample course syllabi provide suggested models for use when creating the syllabi for your courses.
  • EXCLUSIVE! Access to certain full-text SAGE journal articles that have been carefully selected for each chapter. Each article supports and expands on the concepts presented in the chapter. This feature also provides questions to focus and guide student interpretation. Combine cutting-edge academic journal scholarship with the topics in your course for a robust classroom experience.
Student Study Site

The open-access Student Study Site features:

  • EXCLUSIVE access to selected full-text SAGE journal articles for each chapter. Each article supports and expands on the concepts presented in the chapter. This feature also provides questions to focus and guide your interpretation.

For instructors

Please contact your Academic Consultant to check inspection copy availability for your course.

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ISBN: 9781506387567