Understanding Ethical Failures in Leadership

Understanding Ethical Failures in Leadership

Book - 2006
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Why do leaders fail ethically? In this book, Terry L. Price applies a multi-disciplinary approach to an understanding of immorality in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. He argues that leaders can know that a certain kind of behavior is generally required by morality but nonetheless be mistaken as to whether the relevant moral requirement applies to them in a particular situation and whether others are protected by this requirement. Price articulates how leaders make exceptions of themselves, explains how the justificatory force of leadership gives rise to such exception-making, and develops normative prescriptions that leaders should adopt as a response to this feature of their moral psychology.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780521837248
0521837243
9780521545976
0521545978
Characteristics: xiii, 224 p
Other Standard Identifier: 9780521837248
9780521545976

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