Several times over the last few years, we’ve asked ourselves about
our own call to leadership in a world beset by unprecedented challenges
and crises, from the AIDS pandemic to global warming to
the destruction and fear wrought by terrorism and state responses
to it. We have joined particular initiatives to respond to these challenges,
but we always return to the conviction that our best contribution
is teaching and writing about how the world’s citizens can
work together for the common good in their organizations and
This chapter presents the leadership ethics. The main contents of this chapter include all of the following: Leadership ethics perspective, ethical theories, principles of ethical leadership, diverse ethical perspectives, how does the leadership ethical perspective work?
Ethical professional practice is the hallmark of effective educational
leadership. To be an exemplary educational leader it is imperative to have
a deeply developed and integrated level of ethical knowledge and awareness.
This essential form of professional knowledge enables educational
leaders to respond to the complex and multi-faceted ethical dimensions
inherent in the challenges, tensions, issues and dilemmas that are consistently
encountered in professional practice.
Military academies aim to educate for leadership. As a nation, we hope that
even those graduates who do not serve full careers in the military will eventually
assume positions of leadership in other institutions. The essays in this volume
are a complete collection of the distinguished lectures in ethics given at
the U.S. Air Force Academy from the fall of 1988 to the spring of 1999.
This chapter include objectives: Combine a rational approach to leadership with a concern for people and ethics, recognize your own stage of moral development and ways to accelerate your moral maturation, apply the principles of stewardship and servant leadership,…
This Code, consisting of 24 imperatives formulated as statements of personal responsibility, identifies the elements of such a commitment. It contains many, but not all, issues professionals are likely to face.
Section 1 outlines fundamental ethical considerations
Section 2 addresses additional, more specific considerations of professional conduct.
Section 3 pertain more specifically to individuals who have a leadership role, whether in the workplace or in a volunteer capacity such as with organizations like ACM.
Section 4 addresses principles involving compliance with this Code
Chapter 13: Corporate culture and leadership. This chapter includes contents: What to look for in identifying a company’s culture, culture: ally or obstacle to strategy execution? types of cultures, creating a strong fit between strategy and culture, grounding the culture in core values and ethics, establishing a strategy-culture fit in multinational companies,…
Quality Management thinking has influenced a revolution in the way organizations are managed over the past few decades. Ideas such as customer focus, ethical management, continuous improvement, Six Sigma, leadership and organizational learning have all been impacted by – and in some cases developed from - this important field. This study guide provides a coherent view of the underlying principles quality management, and how these relate to practical application in a range of organizations.
From coast to coast, employers search for the
ideal employee. Skills and experience count, but
most businesses are looking for something else, too:
The kind of person you are matters to your employer.
One of the most important things you can do right
now for your career is to develop the type of character
that employers want.
Today’s challenge to business leadership is ensuring profitability while doing the right thing using environmentally sustainable methods. It is possible for business leaders to make money, engage in ethical leadership, and participate in preserving the environment for future generations. It is possible to fit these ideas together, but it is not easy.
Environmentalists and business leaders have traditionally seen themselves at odds. But the concepts of business, ethics, and the environment can be aligned to create innovation rather than legislation and litigation.
The Roundtable on the Demography of Forced Migration was established
by the Committee on Population of the National Research Council
in 1999. The roundtable is composed of experts from academia, government,
philanthropy, and international organizations.
After reading this chapter, you should have a good understanding of the following learning objectives: The three key interdependent activities in which all successful leaders must be continually engaged; two elements of effective leadership: overcoming barriers to change and the effective use of power; the crucial role of emotional intelligence (EI) in successful leadership as well as its potential drawbacks;...
In Marketing Insights from A to Z, Philip Kotler, one of the undisputed fathers of modern marketing, redefines marketing's fundamental concepts from A to Z, highlighting how business has changed and how marketing must change with it. This concise, stimulating book relays fundamental ideas fast for busy executives and marketing professionals. Marketing Insights from A to Z presents the enlightened and well-informed musings of a true master of the art of marketing based on his distinguished forty-year career in the business.
By clearly stating and understanding the core beliefs that an organization has or wants to adopt about ethical issues such as honesty, integrity, dignity of individuals, or caring about others, policies that are straightforward and easily implementable can be designed. By clearly thinking through a position on the environment, whether to comply with the law or to leave the earth better than we found it, we can begin marshaling the resources to realize these basic beliefs.
The Graziadio School focuses on the professional and personal development
of business professionals, managers, and senior executives. The school’s
programs prepare individuals for leadership positions in a wide variety of
industrial, educational, nonprofit, and other service organizations. The school
views leadership as being applicable at all levels of the organization that
require management and stewardship of resources toward the accomplishment
of stated objectives.
Programs are organized from an integrated, interdisciplinary perspective.
Obstacles to serving the common good come in many forms —lack of rule of law, corruption, tendencies
towards greed, poor stewardship of resources—but the most signiﬁcant for a business leader on a
personal level is leading a “divided” life. This split between faith and daily business practice can lead
to imbalances and misplaced devotion to worldly success.
Co–hosted by Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, the
Council of Women World Leaders, and the Columbia University Mailman
School of Public Health, the meeting addressed the most fundamental chal-
lenges facing women’s health. Participants shared their experiences of what
policies have proven successful in providing access to health care, and com-
mitted themselves to develop and promote leadership in implementing health
care policies that effectively provide fundamental services to women.