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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow

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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow، Fifth Edition identifies the unique ethical demands of leadership and equips readers to meet these challenges. Written in a conversational، accessible style، author Craig E. Johnson takes an interdisciplinary approach to leadership ethics while blending research and theory with practical application.

This unique text offers a realistic look at the "dark side of leadership"― metaphors of shadow and light are woven throughout the text as a creative pedagogical tool―and promotes ethical decision-making and action through skill development، self-assessment، and application exercises.

Paperback: 552 pages
Author: Craig E. Johnson
Publisher: SAGE Publications، Inc; 5 edition (December 31، 2013)
Language: English
Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches

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.

Editorial Reviews
"I do not know of another text that comes close to it...This book is one of the best on the market!"--Diane Chandler

"The best quality of this text is its emphasis on the leader--casting light or shadow. This thememetaphor challenges the reader to take stock of himherself with respect to the metaphor and encourages changes، if necessary، to be a 'light caster.'"--James K. Dittmar

"For my needs، leadership and ethics، this book delivers in ways that allow me to be an effective instructor on this topic."--Lee E. Meadows

"I believe Meeting the Challenges of Ethical Leadership has been a very good basis text for the ethics courses I have taught over the last ten years."--Mary Jane Kuffner-Hirt

"I already utilize the text and my students like it... It has a fairly nice balance between the complexity of the topic and readability and understandability."--Alison Antes

"The self-assessments seem particularly popular and insightful."--Frederick Brockmeier

"I use the text now in 4 classes at three colleges with excellent results. The students love this book."--Lonnie Inzer

-I do not know of another text that comes close to it...This book is one of the best on the market!---Diane Chandler

-The best quality of this text is its emphasis on the leader--casting light or shadow. This thememetaphor challenges the reader to take stock of himherself with respect to the metaphor and encourages changes، if necessary، to be a 'light caster.'---James K. Dittmar

-For my needs، leadership and ethics، this book delivers in ways that allow me to be an effective instructor on this topic.---Lee E. Meadows

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