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Leadership and Ethics.

By: Boaks, Jacqueline.
Contributor(s): Levine, Michael P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (275 p.).ISBN: 9781472570680.Subject(s): Ethics | Leadership | PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Leadership and EthicsDDC classification: 170.10923489 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
FC; Half title; Also available from Bloomsbury; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface Jacqueline Boaks and Michael Levine; Foreword  Joanne B. Ciulla; Introduction: Leadership and Philosophy  Jacqueline Boaks and Michael Levine; Part 1  Just What is the Relationship Between Leadership and Ethics?; 1 An Unjust Leader is No Leader  Tom Angier; 2 Rulers, Moralities and Leadership  Anna Moltchanova; 3 Authority and Leadership: The Ethical Obligations of Authority  Sarah Sorial; Part 2  Some Concerns About Leadership
4 Must Leadership Be Undemocratic?  Jacqueline Boaks5 Plato's Paradox of Leadership  Damian Cox and Peter Crook; 6 The Ethics of Authentic Leadership  Jess Flanigan; 7 Leadership and Gender: Women's Mandate to Lead  Fiona Jenkins; Part 3  Leadership - Applications and Examples; 8 Leadership and Stakeholding  Thom Brooks; 9 Parents, Children and Good Leadership: Is Parental Authority Compatible with Children's Freedom?  Allyn Fives; 10 Leadership Ethics and Asymmetry  Constantine Sandis and Nassim N. Taleb; Index
Summary: Contemporary discussions about the nature of leadership abound. But what constitutes a good leader? Are ethics and leadership even compatible? Accounts of leadership often lie at either end of an ethical spectrum: on one end are accounts that argue ethics are intrinsically linked to leadership; on the other are (Machiavellian) views that deny any such link-intrinsic or extrinsic. Leadership appears to require a normative component of virtue; otherwise 'leadership' amounts to no more than mere power or influence. But are such accounts coherent and justifiable? Approaching a controversial
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FC; Half title; Also available from Bloomsbury; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface Jacqueline Boaks and Michael Levine; Foreword  Joanne B. Ciulla; Introduction: Leadership and Philosophy  Jacqueline Boaks and Michael Levine; Part 1  Just What is the Relationship Between Leadership and Ethics?; 1 An Unjust Leader is No Leader  Tom Angier; 2 Rulers, Moralities and Leadership  Anna Moltchanova; 3 Authority and Leadership: The Ethical Obligations of Authority  Sarah Sorial; Part 2  Some Concerns About Leadership

4 Must Leadership Be Undemocratic?  Jacqueline Boaks5 Plato's Paradox of Leadership  Damian Cox and Peter Crook; 6 The Ethics of Authentic Leadership  Jess Flanigan; 7 Leadership and Gender: Women's Mandate to Lead  Fiona Jenkins; Part 3  Leadership - Applications and Examples; 8 Leadership and Stakeholding  Thom Brooks; 9 Parents, Children and Good Leadership: Is Parental Authority Compatible with Children's Freedom?  Allyn Fives; 10 Leadership Ethics and Asymmetry  Constantine Sandis and Nassim N. Taleb; Index

Contemporary discussions about the nature of leadership abound. But what constitutes a good leader? Are ethics and leadership even compatible? Accounts of leadership often lie at either end of an ethical spectrum: on one end are accounts that argue ethics are intrinsically linked to leadership; on the other are (Machiavellian) views that deny any such link-intrinsic or extrinsic. Leadership appears to require a normative component of virtue; otherwise 'leadership' amounts to no more than mere power or influence. But are such accounts coherent and justifiable? Approaching a controversial

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Jacqueline Boaks studied philosophy at The University of Western Australia, Australia. She is completing her PhD in Philosophy looking at leadership in the areas of ethics, political philosophy and business literature. Michael P. Levine is Winthrop Professor of Philosophy at the University of Western Australia, Australia. His publications include: Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the 'War on Terror' (with Damian Cox and Saul Newman 2009), Prospects for an Ethics of Architecture (with Bill Taylor, 2011) and The 'Katrina Effect' (with Bill Taylor, Oenone Rooksby and Joely-Kym Sobott, Bloomsbury 2015).

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