Understanding Ethical Failures in Leadership
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Understanding Ethical Failures in Leadership by Terry L. Price
Book DescriptionWhy do leaders fail ethically? In this book, Terry L. Price applies a multi-disciplinary approach to an understanding of immorality in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. He argues that leaders can know that a certain kind of behavior is generally required by morality but nonetheless be mistaken as to whether the relevant moral requirement applies to them in a particular situation and whether others are protected by this requirement. Price articulates how leaders make exceptions of themselves, explains how the justificatory force of leadership gives rise to such exception-making, and develops normative prescriptions that leaders should adopt as a response to this feature of their moral psychology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521837248
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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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 of Leadership Studies at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond. He has contributed to American Philosophical Quarterly, The Encyclopedia of Leadership, and The Journal of Political Philosophy, and is editor, with J. Thomas Wren and Douglas A. Hicks, of the three-volume reference set The International Library of Leadership.
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