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Ten virtues of outstanding leaders : leadership and character

Author: Al Gini; Ronald Michael Green
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2013.
Series: Foundations of business ethics, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The authors examine ten historic or contemporary figures, and the core leadership virtues that combines to make them figures of inspiration and influence.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Al Gini; Ronald Michael Green
ISBN: 9780470672310 0470672315 9780470672303 0470672307 111855163X 9781118551639
OCLC Number: 813392215
Description: xv, 209 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I Character Leadership 1 --
1 What Is Leadership? 3 --
A Reflection 4 --
Ethics, Virtue, and Character 9 --
2 Misleadership 13 --
What Is Bad Leadership? 14 --
Misleaders 15 --
Bad Followers 17 --
A Few Examples 18 --
3 Character and Leadership 22 --
Character and Integrity 24 --
The Dark Side of Character 28 --
Character as Goodwill 35 --
4 Leadership and Business Excellence 38 --
Ethics in Business 39 --
Workplace Ethics 41 --
Leaders as Role Models 42 --
A Culture of Narcissism 44 --
5 The Ten Virtues 47 --
Deep Honesty 51 --
Moral Courage 53 --
Moral Vision 54 --
Compassion and Care 55 --
Fairness 53 --
Intellectual Excellence 60 --
Creative Thinking 62 --
Aesthetic Sensitivity 63 --
Good Timing 64 --
Deep Selflessness 65 --
Part II Leadership in Action 71 --
6 James Burke and the Tylenol Poisoning Episodes: Deep Honesty 73 --
Burke's Rise to Leadership 74 --
Response to Crisis 75 --
A Further Challenge 78 --
7 Abraham Lincoln/Rosa Parks: Moral Courage 81 --
Courage: Physical and Moral 82 --
Team of Rivals 84 --
An Important Bus Ride 86 --
Shared Convictions 87 --
8 Winston Churchill: Moral Judgment and Moral Vision 90 --
Churchill versus Halifax 91 --
The War Cabinet Meets 94 --
Churchill's Judgment 99 --
The Hinge of Fate 103 --
9 Oprah Winfrey: Compassion and Care 106 --
Star Status and More 107 --
Her Fan Base 109 --
The Book Club 111 --
Leadership Is a Relationship 113 --
10 Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Sicilian Slapping Incidents: Fairness 117 --
The Slapping Incidents 118 --
The Challenges Ike Faced 120 --
Ike's Response 122 --
11 FDR and the A-Bomb: Intellectual Excellence 127 --
The Scientific Background 128 --
Roosevelt's Preparation for Leadership 129 --
Hitler's Ascent to Leadership 133 --
The A-Bomb Decision: The United States 136 --
The A-Bomb Decision: Germany 139 --
12 Herb Kelleher and the People of Southwest Airlines: Creative Thinking 145 --
Southwest's Start 146 --
Southwest's Service Innovations 147 --
Southwest and Its People 150 --
13 Steve Jobs and Apple: Aesthetic Sensitivity 158 --
Beginnings 158 --
The Macintosh 160 --
The Whole Widget 162 --
Learning from Failure 164 --
Apple Reborn 167 --
The Centrality of Design 170 --
14 Charles de Gaulle and Exiting Algeria: Good Timing 173 --
Youth and the First World War 174 --
Up to the Battle of France 175 --
Postwar Retreat amidst Political and Military Turmoil 177 --
Taking Command 179 --
Aftermath 183 --
15 Martin Luther King, Jr.: Deep Selflessness 185 --
His Calling 187 --
His Gift 189 --
His Legacy 193 --
16 Conclusion 195.
Series Title: Foundations of business ethics, 9.
Responsibility: Al Gini, Ronald M. Green.

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