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Moral Leadership : The Theory and Practice of Power, Judgment and Policy

By: Rhode, Deborah L.
Contributor(s): Bennis, Warren.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.J-B Warren Bennis Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2015Description: 1 online resource (401 p.).ISBN: 9780787985738.Subject(s): Business ethics | Leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects | Management -- Moral and ethical aspects | Social responsibility of businessGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Moral Leadership : The Theory and Practice of Power, Judgment and PolicyDDC classification: 174/.4 LOC classification: HF5387 -- .M649 2006ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Moral Leadership: The Theory and Practice of Power, Judgment, and Policy -- Contents -- Foreword -- INTRODUCTION: WHERE IS THE LEADERSHIP IN MORAL LEADERSHIP? -- Moral Leadership Defined -- The Historical Backdrop and Current Need for Moral Leadership -- Doing Good and Doing Well: When Does Ethics Pay? -- Individual and Contextual Dimensions of Moral Conduct -- Strategies of Moral Leadership -- Promoting Moral Leadership -- Part I: ETHICAL JUDGMENT -- Chapter 1: MAKING SENSE OF MORAL MELTDOWNS -- The Ethical Dimension: Adversarial Ethics
The Cultural Dimension: America's Love Affair with Winners -- The Economic Dimension: The Feudal and Socialist Character of American Capitalism -- The Psychological Dimension: Cognitive Dissonance and Moral Compass -- Lessons for Leaders? -- Chapter 2: THREE PRACTICAL CHALLENGES OF MORAL LEADERSHIP -- Time -- Ambivalence -- Sense of Self -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3: ETHICAL JUDGMENT AND MORAL LEADERSHIP -- Ethical Fading -- Contextualizing Ethics -- The Need for Moral Courage -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: MORALS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS -- A Priori Versus Conventional Ethics
Individual-Level Morality Versus Institutional Arrangements -- Political Versus Legal and Regulatory Agency Control -- Division of Labor in Official Ethics -- Conflicts of Interest -- Three Potential Distortions -- Conclusion -- Part II: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF POWER -- Chapter 5: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF POWER -- Locating Evil Within Particular People: The Rush to Judgment -- Blind Obedience to Authority: The Milgram Investigations -- Ten Steps to Creating Evil Traps for Good People -- On Being Anonymous: Deindividuation and Destructiveness
Cultural Wisdom: How to Make Warriors Kill in Battle But Not at Home -- Moral Disengagement and Dehumanization -- Suspension of the Usual Cognitive Controls Guiding Moral Action -- The Hostile Imagination Created by Faces of the Enemy -- Can Ordinary Old Men Become Murderers Overnight? -- Educating Hatred and Destructive Imaginations -- The Stanford Prison Experiment: Institutional and Systemic Power to Corrupt -- The Evil of Inaction -- Torturers and Executioners: Pathological Types or Situational Imperatives? -- Suicide Bombers: Mindless Fanatics or Mindful Martyrs?
Summing Up Before Moving On -- Understanding What Went Wrong in Abu Ghraib Prison -- Promoting Civic Virtue, Moral Engagement, and Human Goodness -- Chapter 6: TAMING POWER -- Candidate Variables for Taming Power -- Social-Structural Candidate Variables -- Taming Power: An Analogy and a Vision -- Chapter 7: POWER AND MORAL LEADERSHIP -- Status Endowed: The Rise of the Impulsive -- Power and the Pursuit of Self-Interest -- Power and the Ideology of Self-Interest -- Power and Solipsistic Social Environments -- Leveling Mechanisms -- Conclusions and Future Directions
Part III: SELF-SACRIFICE AND SELF-INTEREST
Summary: Moral Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume essays from leading scholars in law, leadership, psychology, political science, and ethics to provide practical, theoretical policy guidance. The authors explore key questions about moral leadership such as: How do leaders form, sustain, and transmit moral commitments? Under what conditions are those processes most effective? What is the impact of ethics officers, codes, training programs, and similar initiatives? How do standards and practices vary across context and culture? What
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Moral Leadership: The Theory and Practice of Power, Judgment, and Policy -- Contents -- Foreword -- INTRODUCTION: WHERE IS THE LEADERSHIP IN MORAL LEADERSHIP? -- Moral Leadership Defined -- The Historical Backdrop and Current Need for Moral Leadership -- Doing Good and Doing Well: When Does Ethics Pay? -- Individual and Contextual Dimensions of Moral Conduct -- Strategies of Moral Leadership -- Promoting Moral Leadership -- Part I: ETHICAL JUDGMENT -- Chapter 1: MAKING SENSE OF MORAL MELTDOWNS -- The Ethical Dimension: Adversarial Ethics

The Cultural Dimension: America's Love Affair with Winners -- The Economic Dimension: The Feudal and Socialist Character of American Capitalism -- The Psychological Dimension: Cognitive Dissonance and Moral Compass -- Lessons for Leaders? -- Chapter 2: THREE PRACTICAL CHALLENGES OF MORAL LEADERSHIP -- Time -- Ambivalence -- Sense of Self -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3: ETHICAL JUDGMENT AND MORAL LEADERSHIP -- Ethical Fading -- Contextualizing Ethics -- The Need for Moral Courage -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: MORALS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS -- A Priori Versus Conventional Ethics

Individual-Level Morality Versus Institutional Arrangements -- Political Versus Legal and Regulatory Agency Control -- Division of Labor in Official Ethics -- Conflicts of Interest -- Three Potential Distortions -- Conclusion -- Part II: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF POWER -- Chapter 5: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF POWER -- Locating Evil Within Particular People: The Rush to Judgment -- Blind Obedience to Authority: The Milgram Investigations -- Ten Steps to Creating Evil Traps for Good People -- On Being Anonymous: Deindividuation and Destructiveness

Cultural Wisdom: How to Make Warriors Kill in Battle But Not at Home -- Moral Disengagement and Dehumanization -- Suspension of the Usual Cognitive Controls Guiding Moral Action -- The Hostile Imagination Created by Faces of the Enemy -- Can Ordinary Old Men Become Murderers Overnight? -- Educating Hatred and Destructive Imaginations -- The Stanford Prison Experiment: Institutional and Systemic Power to Corrupt -- The Evil of Inaction -- Torturers and Executioners: Pathological Types or Situational Imperatives? -- Suicide Bombers: Mindless Fanatics or Mindful Martyrs?

Summing Up Before Moving On -- Understanding What Went Wrong in Abu Ghraib Prison -- Promoting Civic Virtue, Moral Engagement, and Human Goodness -- Chapter 6: TAMING POWER -- Candidate Variables for Taming Power -- Social-Structural Candidate Variables -- Taming Power: An Analogy and a Vision -- Chapter 7: POWER AND MORAL LEADERSHIP -- Status Endowed: The Rise of the Impulsive -- Power and the Pursuit of Self-Interest -- Power and the Ideology of Self-Interest -- Power and Solipsistic Social Environments -- Leveling Mechanisms -- Conclusions and Future Directions

Part III: SELF-SACRIFICE AND SELF-INTEREST

Moral Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume essays from leading scholars in law, leadership, psychology, political science, and ethics to provide practical, theoretical policy guidance. The authors explore key questions about moral leadership such as: How do leaders form, sustain, and transmit moral commitments? Under what conditions are those processes most effective? What is the impact of ethics officers, codes, training programs, and similar initiatives? How do standards and practices vary across context and culture? What

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Deborah L. Rhode is the Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law and director of the Stanford Center on Ethics. She is the former director of the Keck Center on Legal Ethics and the Legal Profession at Stanford University School of Law, the former chair of the American Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession, and the former president of the Association of American Law Schools.

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