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Ethical Leadership
Global Challenges and Perspectives
Edited by Carla Millar and Eve Poole
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
08 Dec 2010
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Ethical Leadership is for those who are keen to access challenging perspectives on this subject in a global context. It presents analysis, examples and ideas about the future of ethical leadership, globally, in a lively yet academically robust format. Chapters can be read individually or in sequence, and combine academic rigour with practical applicability.

This book offers perspectives on the nature of the ethical challenge, perspectives on leadership from across the world and perspectives for leadership ethics in the future. Authors of repute spanning the globe are gathered together to provide a diversity of views on those sensitive issues that really matter to the future of global business.

Millar and Poole present the ethical leadership dilemmas of day-to-day international business life in all their complexity, providing a range of angles, options and ideas to feed a questioning mind. Grounded in the reality of the organisation, this collection argues for a more sophisticated debate on leadership ethics.


Description

Ethical Leadership is for those who are keen to access challenging perspectives on this subject in a global context. It presents analysis, examples and ideas about the future of ethical leadership, globally, in a lively yet academically robust format. Chapters can be read individually or in sequence, and combine academic rigour with practical applicability.

This book offers perspectives on the nature of the ethical challenge, perspectives on leadership from across the world and perspectives for leadership ethics in the future. Authors of repute spanning the globe are gathered together to provide a diversity of views on those sensitive issues that really matter to the future of global business.

Millar and Poole present the ethical leadership dilemmas of day-to-day international business life in all their complexity, providing a range of angles, options and ideas to feed a questioning mind. Grounded in the reality of the organisation, this collection argues for a more sophisticated debate on leadership ethics.


Contents


Ethical Leadership in a Global World, and a Roadmap to the Book
PART I: PERSPECTIVES ON THE NATURE OF THE CHALLENGE
Corporate Psychopaths
CEOs and Corporate Social Performance
CEOs and Financial Misreporting
Life at the Sharp End
PART II: PERSPECTIVES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Inclusive Leadership in Nicaragua and the DRC
A New ideal Leadership Profile for Romania
Virtue-based Leadership in the UK and Nigeria
Chinese Folk Wisdom: Leading with Traditional Values
Leading Ethically: What Helps and What Hinders
PART III: PERSPECTIVES FOR THE FUTURE
Beyond Compliance
A Moral Compass for the Global Leadership Labyrinth
Spiritually Anchored Leadership
Global Ethical Leadership and the Future


Authors


CARLA MILLAR is a Fellow at Ashridge Business School, UK and Professor, International Marketing & Management at theUniversity of Twente, the Netherlands. Her BSc and MA are from the University of Tilburg, her PhD from City University, London. A former Dean and MNC executive, in this book she marries leadership and ethics with her international experience, research, concerns and outlook.

EVE POOLE is Deputy Director of the Public Leadership Centre at Ashridge Business School, UK.In earlier careersshe workedfor the Church Commissioners for England and for the Deloitte Consulting capital markets practice. She holds degrees in theology from the Universities of Durham and Cambridge, and an MBA from Edinburgh University.