Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People

Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People

by Donna Hicks Ph.D

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300229639
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 08/21/2018
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 96,427
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Donna Hicks is an associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. As a conflict resolution specialist, she has facilitated diplomatic efforts in the Middle East and other high-conflict regions and conducted numerous training seminars worldwide. She lives in Watertown, MA.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

Part I What You Need to Know to Lead with Dignity

1 How to Honor Dignity 15

2 How to Avoid Violating Dignity 28

3 Dignity's Depth and Breadth 38

4 Leadership and Human Development: What Is the Connection? 46

5 How to Educate Future Leaders about Dignity 58

Part II What You Need to Do to Lead with Dignity

6 Demonstrate and Encourage Lifelong Learning and Development 73

7 Set the Tone: Make It Safe to Be Vulnerable 83

8 Cultivate Trust 93

9 Activate Empathy 100

10 Head to the Balcony 108

11 Take Responsibility 116

Part III Creating a Culture of Dignity

12 Advocate for Dignity Education 127

13 Implement a Dignity Education Program for Everyone 137

14 Assess Dignity Strengths and Weaknesses 145

15 Address Lingering Wounds to Dignity 154

16 Resolve Current and Future Conflicts with Dignity 163

17 The Dignity Pledge 175

18 Normalize Dignity Learning and Practice 183

19 Humanity Ascending: The Rewards of Leading with Dignity 187

Notes 193

Bibliography 201

Index 207

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