The Fourth Edition retains the elements of the text that have contributed to its success while also broadening its appeal. Written in an informal, accessible style, author Craig E. Johnson takes an interdisciplinary approach to leadership ethics while blending research and theory with practical application. This unique text promotes ethical decision-making and action through skill development, self-assessment, and application exercises. In the Fourth Edition: - A new chapter, Ethical Crisis Leadership, explains five ethical principles and strategies that are essential to fulfilling moral duties during times of crisis. - 'Leadership Ethics at the Movies' features present short summaries of feature films that portray ethical dilemmas. Discussion starters are included to prompt readers to draw ethical implications and applications from the films. - 'Self-Assessment' features measure the reader's performance on an important behaviour, skill, or concept discussed in the chapter - 'Implications and Applications' review key ideas and their ramifications for the reader as a leader - 'For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Assessment' encourages readers to engage in extended reflection and self-analysis - 'Focus on Follower Ethics' boxes that broaden coverage of the text and introduce concepts students can apply to their role as followers - Three cases per chapter offer real-world examples for anlaysis and reflection - A lengthy reference section at the end of the book serves as a starting point for further research and exploration Instructors Resources include teaching strategies, a test bank, sample syllabi, assignment descriptions, and more.
Introduction Leaders: The Bad News and the Good News Part I. The Shadow Side of Leadership 1. The Leader's Light or Shadow A Dramatic Difference The Leader's Shadows Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Doubt Self-Assessment: The Brutal Boss Questionnaire Case Study: Hiding the Truth: Friendly Fire and the Death of Pat Tillman Focus on Follower Ethics: The Dark Side of Followership For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Casting Shadows at Enron Chapter End Case: Paying for Failure at AIG 2. Stepping Out of the Shadows Shadow Casters Unhealthy Motivations Leadership Ethics at the Movies: There Will Be Blood Case Study: The Pirates Dilemma Stepping Out of the Shadows: Becoming an Ethical Expert Ethical Skills: A Sampler For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Death by Peanuts Chapter End Case: Bernie Madoff and the Biggest Swindle in History Part II. Looking Inward 3. The Leader's Character Elements of Character Courage Optimism Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Happy-Go-Lucky Self-Assessment: Perceived Leader Integrity Scale Character Building Case Study: Leading With a Blink of the Left Eye For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Senate Seat for Sale Chapter End Case: The Greatest Reformer in History 4. Combating Evil The Faces of Evil Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Taxi to the Dark Side Facing Evil Making a Case for Forgiveness Case Study: Forgiving Dr. Mengele? Self-Assessment: Tendency to Forgive Scale Spirituality and Leadership For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Responding to the Remnants of Genocide Chapter End Case: Evil in the Basement: The Attack on Columbine High Part III. Ethical Standards and Strategies 5. General Ethical Perspectives Utilitarianism: Do the Greatest Good for the Greatest Number of People Case Study: Deciding Between Two Evils: The Invasion of the Asian Carp Kant's Categorical Imperative: Do What's Right No Matter What the Cost Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Defiance Justice as Fairness: Guaranteeing Equal Rights and Opportunities Behind the Veil of Ignorance Communitarianism: Shoulder Your Responsibilities and Seek the Common Good Altruism: Love Your Neighbor Self-Assessment: Organizational Citizenship Behavior Scale Ethical Pluralism For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Expanding DNA Databases Chapter End Case: From Mountain Climber To Humanitarian 6. Normative Leadership Theories Transformational Leadership: Raising the Ethical Bar Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Frost/Nixon Servant Leadership: Put the Needs of Followers First Self-Assessment: The Servant Leadership Questionnaire Authentic Leadership: Know Yourself and To Your Own Self Be True Case Study: The Airline Executive as "Mom in Chief" Taoism: Lead Nature's Way For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Transforming Clear Lake College Chapter End Case: Sentencing Kids for Cash 7. Ethical Decision Making and Behavior Components of Moral Action Component 1: Moral Sensitivity (Recognition) Self-Assessment: Moral Sensitivity Scenarios Component 2: Moral Judgment Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Michael Clayton Component 3: Moral Motivation Component 4: Moral Character Decision-Making Formats Kidder's Ethical Checkpoints Case Study: Parking Lot Shooting The SAD Formula The Moral Reasoning Process Nash's 12 Questions The Case Study Method For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Ethical Scenarios for Analysis Part IV. Shaping Ethical Contexts 8. Building an Effective, Ethical Small Group The Leader and the Small Group Case Study: Pay for Play? Fostering Ethical Accountability Resisting Groupthink and False Agreement Promoting Enlightening Communication Leadership Ethics at the Movies: 21 Self-Assessment: Task/Relationship Conflict Scale Implications and Applications For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Incentives for Organ Donations Chapter End Case: Responding to Groupthink and Faulty Reasoning at NASA 9. Creating an Ethical Organizational Climate The Leader as Ethics Officer Ethical Climates Self-Assessment: Ethical Climate Questionnaire Signs of Healthy Ethical Climates Zero Tolerance for Destructive Behaviors Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Glengarry Glen Ross Climate-Building Tools Discovering Core Values Codes of Ethics Case Study: Turn It In or Turn it Off? Implications and Applications For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: The Failure of Washington Mutual Savings Chapter End Case: Rooting Out Corruption At Siemens International 10. Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Diversity Promoting Diversity in the Organization: An Ethical Imperative Case Study: Religious Clothing in the Classroom Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Gran Torino Mastering the Ethical Challenges of Leadership in a Global Society The Dark Side of Globalization Self-Assessment: The Diversity Perceptions Scale Leadership and Ethical Diversity Cultural Differences and Ethical Values Standing on Moral Common Ground Making Ethical Choices in Culturally Diverse Settings Implications and Applications For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Chapter End Case: Google Meets the Great Firewall of China Chapter End Case: Ethical Diversity Scenarios 11. Ethical Crisis Leadership Crisis: An Overview The Three Stages of a Crisis Case Study: The Terrorist and the Ticking Bomb: Ethical Leadership in Supreme Emergencies The Three Stages of a Crisis Self-Assessment: Crisis and/or Disaster Preparedness Scale Components of Ethical Crisis Management Leadership Ethics at the Movies: Nanking For further Exploration, Challenge, and Self-Assessment Case Study: Two Idiots and a Video Camera: The Dark Side of Social Media Case Study: Beacons for Climbers