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By Al Gini

What makes a very good chief? Ten leaders, ten key virtues

This readable distillation of the middle universal positive factors of winning leaders exhibits how an individual's personality, and particularly their advantage, is the defining issue. with out those ten important virtues, management turns into "misleadership." The authors, either popular company ethicists, mix thought with interesting biographical aspect on exemplary leaders equivalent to Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, and Oprah Winfrey. the result's an available textual content at the ethics of management which, not like many guides that declare to bare the secrets and techniques of luck as a pace-setter, is expert via a wealth of outstanding educational experience.

Chapter 1 what's management? (pages 1–12):
Chapter 2 Misleadership (pages 13–21):
Chapter three personality and management (pages 22–37):
Chapter four management and company Excellence (pages 38–46):
Chapter five the 10 Virtues (pages 47–69):
Chapter 6 James Burke and the Tylenol Poisoning Episodes: Deep Honesty (pages 71–80):
Chapter 7 Abraham Lincoln/Rosa Parks: ethical braveness (pages 81–89):
Chapter eight Winston Churchill: ethical Judgment and ethical imaginative and prescient (pages 90–105):
Chapter nine Oprah Winfrey: Compassion and Care (pages 106–116):
Chapter 10 Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Sicilian Slapping Incidents: equity (pages 117–126):
Chapter eleven FDR and the A?Bomb: highbrow Excellence (pages 127–144):
Chapter 12 Herb Kelleher and the folks of Southwest airways: inventive pondering (pages 145–157):
Chapter thirteen Steve Jobs and Apple: Aesthetic Sensitivity (pages 158–172):
Chapter 14 Charles de Gaulle and Exiting Algeria: strong Timing (pages 173–184):
Chapter 15 Martin Luther King, Jr.: Deep Selflessness (pages 185–194):
Chapter sixteen end (pages 195–202):

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10 Immanuel Kant, Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone, translated by Theodore M. Greene and Hoyt H. Hudson. New York: Harper & Row, 1960, p. 174. 11 Carol Gilligan, In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982, p. 66 (parentheses added). , p. 100. 13 The reference to Dante’s Divine Comedy in this context was made by President John F. Kennedy, who gave this quotation in a speech in Tulsa, OK on September 16, 1959; see Fred R.

Business of all kinds is the economic backbone of this society. “No group in America is more influential than business persons. ”2 Like it or not, business serves as the moral metronome for society. The meter and behavior established by business and business leaders help to set the tone, develop the vision, and shape the patterns of behavior for all of us. When most of us think of business, we tend to think big. We think Fortune 500. We think mega-corporations – American Express, Coca-Cola, General Electric, the Home Depot, McDonald’s, Microsoft, and Verizon.

8 (translator’s footnote). , p. 18. , p. 44. ” Chicago Sun-Times, December 11, 1987. 24 Paul M. Healy and Krishna G. ” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 5(2), 2003: 3. 25 “The Smartest Guys in the Room,” directed by Alex Gibney. Documentary. Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2005. 26 Gertrude Stein, Everybody’s Autobiography. New York: Random House, 1937, p. 298. html (last accessed November 20, 2012). ” In Al Gini and Alexei M. ), Case Studies In Business Ethics, 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2009, pp.

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