Description : The 21st century has seen leaders of all types failing in their efforts to earn the respect, trust, and confidence of their employees, customers, and society. This unique book explains how and why leaders fail to earn the trust of others and why ethics, integrity, and moral behaviour are so critically important for leaders of today and tomorrow. More importantly, it also provides a perspective for helping leaders to understand how they can earn the trust, followership, commitment, and extra-role behaviour so critical for success in today’s globally competitive work world.
Description : Increase your competitive advantage by taking a proactive approach to ethics-this book provides a road map for corporate leaders that show you how. Ethical Leadership will inspire your organization to elevate the level of its relationships with stakeholders and key constituents. It provides a powerful wake-up call that can result in higher revenues and more enduring relationships with customers, employees, and stakeholders. Ethical Leadership is full of steps and strategies to help organizations take a hard look at the way they do business, decide what changes are required, and transform principles into action.
Description : There is a crisis of trustworthiness in business and corporate integrity. This book identifies the specific actions to create and sustain integrity in businesses and corporations—steps that can restore the public's trust and confidence as well as improve company performance. • Provides useful, practical, and up-to-date information to guide readers in assessment, formulation of strategies and tactics, and implementation of measures to ensure integrity and higher order ethical cultures, decision making, and compliance patterns • Documents the pervasive negative effect of corporate scandals and ethical meltdowns, product quality recalls, accounting and transparency debacles, and public perceptions of failed business leadership and/or poor corporate character • Presents invaluable information and guidance to anyone who has a stake in creating and sustaining corporate integrity: senior executives, business managers, corporate board members, stakeholders of corporations, business and business ethics students, compliance and ethics officers, accountants, organizational behavior scholars, and general readers
Description : This book recovers Aristotle's understanding of the roles of rhetoric and prudence in public leadership, comparing it to the other major political theories of leadership: utilitarianism, as advocated by J.S. Mill, and duty-ethics, as advocated by Immanuel Kant.
Description : The study of ethics and leadership can be traced back to Aristotle and the Ancient Greeks. In this updated and expanded edition of Ethics, The Heart of Leadership, Joanne Ciulla presents a unique collection of essays by philosophers, leadership scholars with backgrounds in industrial and organizational psychology, and management theorists.
Description : This book is about the remarkable and unique purpose of school boards. It is not a book about abolition, or drastic reform. It explains clearly that school boards were established as part of the foundation for a strong democratic society and encourages everyone involved with school systems to guard that foundation.
Description : Continuous improvements in businesses practices have created enhanced opportunities for growth and development. This not only leads to higher success in day-to-day profitability, but it increases the overall probability of success for organizations. The Handbook of Research on Tacit Knowledge Management for Organizational Success is a pivotal reference source for the latest advancements and methodologies on knowledge administration in the business field. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as informal learning, quality management, and knowledge acquisition, this publication is an ideal resource for practitioners, marketers, human resource managers, professors, researchers, and students seeking academic material on knowledge management techniques.
Description : Builds on the philosophies introduced in the best-selling The Speed of Trust to counsel professionals on how to promote trustworthy relationships in a time of extreme distrust, sharing hundreds of international examples about individuals, teams and organizations that have reaped the benefits of establishing trust in their business dealings.
Description : This is an indispensable and authoritative guide to the most crucial ideas, concepts and debates surrounding the study and exercise of leadership. Bringing together entries written by a wide range of international experts, this is an essential desktop resource for managers and leaders in all kinds of institutions and organizations, as well as students of business, sociology and politics. Topics covered in this guide include: authority creativity cross-cultural leadership motivation emotional intelligence group dynamics.