Ethical Leadership in Human Services: A Multi-Dimensional Approach / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$37.71
(Save 61%)
Est. Return Date: 06/19/2014
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $17.40
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 81%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $17.40   
  • New (5) from $86.05   
  • Used (6) from $17.32   

Overview

This book provides a multidimensional approach to ethical leadership in human services. Practical and theoretical perspectives integrated throughout the book help leaders consider the complexity of moral and ethical quandaries, rather than provide prescriptions or answers. A framework for decision-making includes the necessary components for an ethical reasoning process. The book then turns to the theoretical and practical implications of building ethical organizations and discusses organizational culture, climate, and structure as concrete entities that can be shaped to enhance the ethical policies and practices of the organization. For professional leaders, corporate managers, and students who wish to be leaders in human services.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205335657
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 11/6/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 950,617
  • Product dimensions: 6.92 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

I. THE MORAL TERRAIN OF HUMAN SERVICE LEADERSHIP.

1. The Essence of Ethical Leadership.

The Dual Responsibility of Social Work: Private and Public Duties.

Practical Ethics.

A Multidimensional Model of Ethical Leadership.

2. Ethics and Human Service Organizations.

The Unique Moral Nature of Human Service Organizations.

The History of Social Work Ethics in Organizations.

Circumstances That Produce Ethical Dilemmas in Human Services.

The Nature and History of Business Ethics.

The Intersection of Social Services and Business Ethics.

3. Ethical Leadership Through Transformation.

The Need for Ethical Leadership.

Definitions of Leadership.

Leadership Paradigms: Transactional and Transformational.

The Moral Dimensions of Leadership.

4. Ethical Decisions: The Use and Abuse of Power.

The Nature of Power in Leadership.

The Manifestation of Power.

Perceptions of Power—Leaders' and Constituents'.

Powerlessness and the Cycle of Alienation.

Moral, Professional, and Social Consequences of Powerlessness.

Power to Use for Ethical Action.

II. ETHICAL RESOURCES: TRADITIONS AND TOOLS FOR ETHICAL LEADERSHIP.

5. “Starting Points:” Where a Leader Begins with Ethics.

What Stage Are You In?

Moral Development.

Moral Judgment.

Moral Identity.

Life Stage & Career Development.

What Hat Do You Wear?

6. Ethical Resources: Traditions and Tools to Develop Ethical Awareness and Feeling.

The Language of Ethics: Morality, Ethics, Applied Ethics, Values Dilemmas.

Dilemmas of Human Services.

Ambiguity, Complexity, Context, and Other Quirks.

Moral Citizenship: Awareness, Feeling, Thinking, Action.

Moral Theories of Caring: Feminist, Afrocentric, & Ghandian.

7. Ethical Resources: Traditions and Tools to Develop Ethical Wisdom and Action.

Thinking: Rationality and Respect.

Action.

Ethical Decision Framework.

III. BUILDING ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONS.

8. Bureaucracy: Theories and Forms with Moral Implications.

Bureaucracy as an Organizational Form.

The Organizational Ideal.

Characteristics of Bureaucracy with Moral Implications.

Ethical Implications for Leaders.

9. Organizational Culture: The Tangled Web of Understanding.

The Nature of Organizational Culture and Ethics.

Enactment of Ethical Norms and Behaviors.

The Values Statement: Core Organizational Values.

Characteristics that Promote Ethical Actions.

Ethical Policies and Practices.

Moving Forward.

10. Tools and Strategies to Shape Ethical Cultures.

Leading Toward Ethical Cultures.

11. The Feedback Loop: Leaders as Architects of Ethical Organizations.

The Nature of Structure and Organizational Design.

The Learning Organization.

Structures For Participation: The Quantam Wave of Potentials.

The Introduction of Moral Premises to Design.

Structures for Ethical Oversight.

12. Conclusion.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)