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Leadership Ethics by Terry L. Price
Book DescriptionAre leaders morally special? Is there something ethically distinctive about the relationship between leaders and followers? Should leaders do whatever it takes to achieve group goals? Leadership Ethics uses moral theory, as well as empirical research in psychology, to evaluate the reasons everyday leaders give to justify breaking the rules. Written for people without a background in philosophy, it introduces readers to the moral theories that are relevant to leadership ethics: relativism, amoralism, egoism, virtue ethics, social contract theory, situation ethics, communitarianism, and cosmopolitan theories such as utilitarianism and transformational leadership. Unlike many introductory texts, the book does more than simply acquaint readers with different approaches to leadership ethics. It defends the Kantian view that everyday leaders are not justified in breaking the moral rules.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521699112
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Terry L. Price
Executive Power in Theory and Practice, Hardback (January 2012)
Since September 11, 2001, long-standing debates over the nature and proper extent of executive power have assumed a fresh urgency. In this book eleven leading scholars of American politics and political theory address the idea of executive power.
Leadership Ethics, Hardback (July 2008)
Are leaders morally special? This book uses moral theory and empirical research in psychology to introduce the ethics of leadership.
Values of Presidential Leadership, Hardback (December 2007)
Addresses the aspects of presidential leadership in essays on how presidential values are determined or constructed, how they are condoned and criticized, how they are packaged and conveyed, and how they are interpreted and acted upon.
West Bromwich Memories, Paperback (October 2006)» View all books by Terry L. Price
From a few Anglo-Saxon hamlets set in a mostly agricultural landscape, to the industrial revolution of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, West Bromwich gradually developed into one of the most successful and prosperous towns in the Black Country. This title presents a selection of old West Bromwich photographs.
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Author Biography - Terry L. Price
Terry L. Price is associate professor and associate dean for academic affairs at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond. He is the author of Understanding Ethical Failures in Leadership and co-editor of The Values of Presidential Leadership, The Quest for Moral Leaders, and the three-volume reference work The International Library of Leadership.
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