Organizational Ethics - International Student Edition

Organizational Ethics - International Student Edition : A Practical Approach

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Illustrating the best approaches for developing ethical competence by providing readers with opportunities to apply ethical principles and practices in a variety of settings through self-reflection, analyses, projects, and discussion.
New to this 4th edition

Contemporary Issues in Organizational Ethics feature added to every chapter to highlight special topics, trends and controversies in the field.
Case studies have been included or updated to reflect the latest developments.
Several self-assessments have been replaced with new instruments.
Material on corporate social activism, consumer boycotts, framing, redefining the followership role, polythink, self-disclosure, universal dilemmas and other topics has been added.

All content is supported by new case studies, discussing contemporary topics such as computer hacking, fake news, Confederate monuments, Uber, the Barnum and Bailey Circus, Morning Star, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Theranos, the EpiPen, the University of Missouri, and Baylor University.

The book is complemented by an instructor website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers, including Testbank, PowerPoint slides, lecture notes, teaching strategies, video links, and chapter-specific discussion questions.

Suitable for modules on Business or Organisational Ethics
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 187 x 231 x 18mm | 850g
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 1544327854
  • 9781544327853
  • 1,200,679

Table of contents

Part I: Practicing Personal Ethics in the Organization
Chapter 1. Ethical Competencies and Perspectives
Developing Ethical Competencies
Defining Organizational Ethics
Ethical Perspectives
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Chapter 2. Components of Personal Ethical Development
Component 1: Discovering Vocation
Component 2: Identifying Personal Values
Component 3: Developing Character
Component 4: Creating a Moral Identity
Component 5: Drawing Upon Spiritual Resources
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Chapter 3. Ethical Decision Making and Action
Components of Ethical Behavior
Decision-Making Formats
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Part II: Practicing Interpersonal Ethics in the Organization
Chapter 4. Ethical Interpersonal Communication
Dialogue: An Ethical Framework for Interpersonal Communication
Ethical Communication Competencies
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Chapter 5. Exercising Ethical Influence
Questions of Power
Ethical Issues in Influence
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Chapter 6. Ethical Conflict Management
Conflict in Organizational Life
Becoming an Ethical Conflict Manager
Resolving Conflict Through Ethical Negotiation
Combating Aggression and Sexual Harassment
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Part III: Practicing Leadership, Followership, and Group Ethics
Chapter 7. Leadership and Followership Ethics
Leadership Ethics
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Chapter 8. Improving Group Ethical Performance
Acting as a Morally Responsible Team Member
Issues in Organizational Ethics: Premature Abandonment
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Part V: Practicing Ethics in Organizational Systems
Chapter 9. Building an Ethical Organization
Making Ethics Matter
Components of Ethical Culture
Cultural Change Efforts
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Chapter 10. Ethical Marketing, Finance, Accounting, and Human Resource Management
Ethical Marketing
Ethical Finance and Accounting
Ethical Human Resource Management
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Chapter 11. Promoting Organizational Citizenship
The Organization as Citizen
Promoting Organizational Citizenship
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
Chapter 12. Ethics in a Global Society
The Dangers of Globalization and the Challenges of Ethical Diversity
Developing Cross-Cultural Ethical Competence
Chapter Takeaways
Application Projects
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About Craig E. Johnson

Craig E. Johnson (PhD, University of Denver) is professor emeritus 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.
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