Leaders on ethics : real-world perspectives on today's business challenges / edited by John C. Knapp.

Contributor(s): Knapp, John CMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007Description: xvi, 121 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780275996710 (alk. paper); 0275996719 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Business ethics | Social responsibility of business | Leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects | Organizational behavior -- Moral and ethical aspects | Industrial management -- Moral and ethical aspectsDDC classification: 174/.4 LOC classification: HF5387 | .L425 2007Other classification: CC 7262
Contents:
Crisis as a platform for change : lessons from Coke and corporate America / Deval L. Patrick -- Unenlightened self-interest : the wrong response to market capitalism / Daniel Yankelovich -- Restoring corporate trust : the new imperative for ethics, integrity and diversity / John F. Ward -- Ethical governance and the future of free enterprise / Steve Odland -- What can the world's religions tell us about ethics in business? / Edward Zinbarg -- The ethical crises in the accounting and auditing profession / James E. Copeland, Jr. -- Integrity and profits : can companies have both in a world where sex sells? / Debra S. Waller -- The moral basis of competitiveness / Karen Katen -- Excellence without a soul? : higher education and the shaping of moral character / Harry R. Lewis -- Building trust in trying times / Gerald Grinstein -- Delivering on diversity leadership : a walk in the other guy's shoes / Cal Darden -- Leading with values / Charles M. Brewer -- Have you hugged a Teamster lately? / Robert J. Rutland -- Leadership challenges of building a company in today's environment / John Wieland -- Ethics first : a reform agenda for city government / Shirley Franklin.
Summary: A selection of speeches given by leaders to their peers since the inception of the Southern Institute for Business and Professional Ethics as a discussion forum in 1993, and its subsequent evolution into a center of education for leaders seeking to strengthen ethics in business and society.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A selection of speeches given by leaders to their peers since the inception of the Southern Institute for Business and Professional Ethics as a discussion forum in 1993, and its subsequent evolution into a center of education for leaders seeking to strengthen ethics in business and society.

Crisis as a platform for change : lessons from Coke and corporate America / Deval L. Patrick -- Unenlightened self-interest : the wrong response to market capitalism / Daniel Yankelovich -- Restoring corporate trust : the new imperative for ethics, integrity and diversity / John F. Ward -- Ethical governance and the future of free enterprise / Steve Odland -- What can the world's religions tell us about ethics in business? / Edward Zinbarg -- The ethical crises in the accounting and auditing profession / James E. Copeland, Jr. -- Integrity and profits : can companies have both in a world where sex sells? / Debra S. Waller -- The moral basis of competitiveness / Karen Katen -- Excellence without a soul? : higher education and the shaping of moral character / Harry R. Lewis -- Building trust in trying times / Gerald Grinstein -- Delivering on diversity leadership : a walk in the other guy's shoes / Cal Darden -- Leading with values / Charles M. Brewer -- Have you hugged a Teamster lately? / Robert J. Rutland -- Leadership challenges of building a company in today's environment / John Wieland -- Ethics first : a reform agenda for city government / Shirley Franklin.

A selection of speeches given by leaders to their peers since the inception of the Southern Institute for Business and Professional Ethics as a discussion forum in 1993, and its subsequent evolution into a center of education for leaders seeking to strengthen ethics in business and society.

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John C. Knapp is University Professor and Mann Family Professor of Ethics at Samford University. He is also the Leadership Director, Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership, at Samford. He has also been visiting lecturer at the University of Wales and Adjunct Professor of Ethics at Columbia Theological Seminary. Knapp is the editor of For the Common Good: The Ethics of Leadership in the 21st Century (Praeger, 2007).

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