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Thorough coverage and insightful discussion make this an essential reference for scholars and students of leadership, corporate responsibility and professional ethics, as well as for all those directly responsible for establishing the ethical codes and practices of their organizations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843766360
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/30/2005
  • Series: Elgar Original Reference Series
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Towards a framework of responsible leadership and governance 3
2 Strategic leadership : strategy, resources, ethics and succession 19
3 What leaders and their organizations can do to develop ethical leaders 42
4 The leadership challenge : building resilient corporate reputations 54
5 Leadership : making responsible decisions 71
6 Developing strategies and skills for responsible leadership 87
7 Leadership and the social construction of charisma 112
8 Foundations of responsible leadership : from self-insight to integrity and altruism 137
9 Integrating leadership with ethics : is good leadership contrary to human nature? 159
10 Corporate responsibility, accountability and stakeholder relationships : will voluntary action suffice? 180
11 The influence of CEO transformational leadership on firm-level commitment to corporate social responsibility 195
12 Is there free will in business? : leadership and social impact management 221
13 Management, governance and corporate responsibility 243
14 Corporate governance reform : global, North American and European trends 259
15 Management and governance of professional services firms 275
16 Responsible leadership : a cross-cultural perspective 307
17 Comparative models of corporate governance : a sociocultural perspective 332
18 Responsible leadership and governance in a global context : insights from the GLOBE study 352
19 Responsible leadership and governance in global business : the role of business education 380
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