10 virtues of outstanding leaders : leadership & character / Al Gini and Ronald M. Green.
By: Gini, Al.
Contributor(s): Green, Ronald Michael.Material type: BookCall no.: HD57.7 .G547 2013Series: Foundations of business ethics: 9.Publication: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013Description: xv, 209 p.ISBN: 9780470672310 (pbk.); 0470672315 (pbk.); 9780470672303 (cloth); 0470672307 (cloth).Other title: Ten virtues of outstanding leaders : leadership & character.Subject(s): Leadership | Character | Business ethics
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I: Character Leadership. 1 What Is Leadership? ; A Reflection ; Ethics, Virtue, and Character -- 2 Misleadership. What Is Bad Leadership? ; Misleaders ; Bad Followers ; A Few Examples -- 3 Character and Leadership. Character and Integrity ; The Dark Side of Character ; Character as Goodwill -- 4 Leadership and Business Excellence. Ethics in Business ; Workplace Ethics ; Leaders as Role Models ; A Culture of Narcissism -- 5 The Ten Virtues. Deep Honesty ; Moral Courage ; Moral Vision ; Compassion and Care ; Fairness ; Intellectual ExcellenceCreative Thinking ; Aesthetic Sensitivity ; Good Timing ; Deep Selflessness
Part II: Leadership in Action. 6 James Burke and the Tylenol Poisoning Episodes: Deep Honesty. Burke's Rise to Leadership; Response to Crisis ; A Further Challenge -- 7 Abraham Lincoln/Rosa Parks: Moral Courage ; Courage: Physical and Moral ; Team of Rivals ; An Important Bus Ride ; Shared Convictions -- 8 Winston Churchill: Moral Judgment and Moral Vision. Churchill versus Halifax ; The War Cabinet Meets ; Churchill's Judgment ; The Hinge of Fate -- 9 Oprah Winfrey: Compassion and Care. Star Status and MoreHer Fan Base ; The Book Club ; Leadership Is a Relationship
10 Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Sicilian Slapping Incidents: Fairness. The Slapping Incidents ; The Challenges Ike Faced ; Ike's Response -- 11 FDR and the A-Bomb: Intellectual Excellence. The Scientific Background ; Roosevelt's Preparation for Leadership ; Hitler's Ascent to Leadership ; The A-Bomb Decision: The United States ; The A-Bomb Decision: Germany -- 12 Herb Kelleher and the People of Southwest Airlines: Creative Thinking ; Southwest's Start ; Southwest's Service Innovations ; Pricing ; Novel tactics ; Southwest and Its PeopleEmployees come first ; No layoffs; Profit sharing ; Unionization ; The primacy of relationships and maintaining trust
13 Steve Jobs and Apple: Aesthetic Sensitivity. Beginnings ; The Macintosh ; The Whole Widget ; Learning from Failure ; Apple Reborn ; The Centrality of Design -- 14 Charles de Gaulle and Exiting Algeria: Good Timing. Youth and the First World War ; Up to the Battle of France ; Postwar Retreat amidst Political and Military Turmoil ; Taking Command ; Aftermath -- 15 Martin Luther King, Jr.: Deep Selflessness. His Calling ; His Gift ; His Legacy -- 16 Conclusion.
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