ISBN-10:
1483344401
ISBN-13:
9781483344409
Pub. Date:
05/13/2015
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Organizational Ethics: A Practical Approach / Edition 3

Organizational Ethics: A Practical Approach / Edition 3

by Craig E. Johnson

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ISBN-13: 9781483344409
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/13/2015
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 153,821
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Craig E. Johnson (PhD, University of Denver) is emeritus professor of leadership studies at George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon, where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership, ethics, management and communication. During his time at the university he served as director of the George Fox Doctor of Business Administration program and chair of the Department of Communication Arts. Though retired from full-time teaching, Johnson continues to serve as an adjunct professor. He is the author of Organizational Ethics: A Practical Approach (also published by Sage) and co-author, with Michael Z. Hackman, of Leadership: A Communication Perspective. His research findings, instructional ideas, and book reviews have been published in the Journal of Leadership Studies, the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, the Journal of Leadership Education, Academy of Management Learning and Education, the International Leadership Journal, Communication Quarterly, Communication Reports, and other journals. In 2016 he received the George Fox University outstanding graduate faculty researcher award. Johnson has led and participated in service and educational trips to Honduras, Kenya, Rwanda, New Zealand, China, and Brazil and has held volunteer leadership positions in a variety of religious and nonprofit organizations. In addition to teaching and writing, he enjoys working out, reading, fly-fishing, watching sports, and spending time with family.

Table of Contents

List of Case Studies, Self-Assessments, and Ethics in Action
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I. Laying an Ethical Foundation
1. Ethical Perspectives
Chapter Preview
Utilitarianism: Do the Greatest Good for the Greatest Number
Kant’s Categorical Imperative: Do What’s Right Despite the Consequences
Rawls’s Justice as Fairness: Balancing Freedom and Equality
Aristotelian Ethics: Live Well
Confucianism: Building Healthy Relationships
Altruism: Concern for Others
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Part II. Practicing Individual Ethics in the Organization
2. Components of Personal Ethical Development
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Component 1: Realistic Self-Appraisal
Component 2: Discovering Vocation
Component 3: Identifying Personal Values
Component 4: Developing Character
Component 5: Creating a Moral Identity
Component 6: Drawing Upon Spiritual Resources
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
3. Ethical Decision Making and Action
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Once More With Feeling: Emotion in Moral Decision Making
Components of Ethical Behavior
Decision-Making Formats
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Part III. Practicing Interpersonal Ethics in the Organization
4. Ethical Interpersonal Communication
Dialogue: An Ethical Framework for Interpersonal Communication
Chapter Preview
Ethical Communication Competencies
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
5. Exercising Ethical Influence
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Questions of Power
Ethical Issues in Influence
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
6. Ethical Conflict Management and Negotiation
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Conflict in Organizational Life
Becoming an Ethical Conflict Manager
Resolving Conflict Through Ethical Negotiation
Combating Aggression and Sexual Harassment
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Part IV. Practicing Group, Leadership, and Followership Ethics
7. Improving Group Ethical Performance
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Acting as a Morally Responsible Team Member
Responding to Ethical Danger Signs
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
8. Leadership Ethics
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The Ethical Challenges of Leadership
The Shadow Side of Leadership
Normative Leadership Theories
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
9. Followership Ethics
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The Growing Power of Followers
The Ethical Challenges of Followership
Meeting the Moral Demands of Followership: Principles and Strategies
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Part V. Practicing Ethics in Organizational Systems
10. Building an Ethical Organization
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Making Ethics Matter
Components of Ethical Culture
Cultural Change Efforts
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
11. Managing Ethical Hot Spots in the Organization
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Ethical Marketing
Ethical Finance and Accounting
Ethical Human Resource Management
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
12. Promoting Organizational Citizenship
Chapter Preview
The Organization as Citizen
Promoting Organizational Citizenship
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
13. Ethics in a Global Society
Chapter Preview
The Dangers of Globalization and the Challenges of Ethical Diversity
Developing Cross-Cultural Ethical Competence
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Notes
References
Index
About the Author

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