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Ethical Leadership in Human Services - 03 edition

Ethical Leadership in Human Services (ISBN10: 0205335659; ISBN13: 9780205335657)
ISBN13: 978-0205335657
ISBN10: 0205335659

Summary: This text provides a multidimensional approach to ethical leadership in human services for professional leaders and students who wish to be leaders in human services.

Practical and theoretical perspectives integrated throughout the text help leaders consider the complexity of moral and ethical quandaries, rather than provide prescriptions or answers. A framework for decision-making includes the necessary components for an ethical reasoning process. The tex
t then turns to the theoretical and practical implications of building ethical organizations and discusses organizational culture, climate, and structure as concrete entities that can be shaped to enhance the ethical policies and practices of the organization.

Features
  • Provides students and practicing professional leaders with a conceptual framework of ethical leadership that includes the unique moral nature of human service organizations, the ethical responsibility of professional leadership, and leadership theory that integrates ethical and moral dimensions.
  • Includes detailed theoretical and practical resources for instructors to help students grasp the moral dimensions of leadership and the nature of ethical conflicts in human service leadership.
  • Focuses on the integration of ethical resources with the individual to help students develop a personal framework for decision-making that includes their own personal morality, moral development, and world view; this approach promotes being ethical by intention.
  • Integrates the "voices" of managers and administrators describing their experiences with ethical decision-making, giving a personal "face" to the nature of the material presented.
  • Chapters include learning objectives, introductions, boxed material, figures and illustrations, vignettes, and chapter summaries to help students with problem-solving and analysis while reiterating and replicating major points in the text.
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Summary: This text provides a multidimensional approach to ethical leadership in human services for professional leaders and students who wish to be leaders in human services.

Practical and theoretical perspectives integrated throughout the text help leaders consider the complexity of moral and ethical quandaries, rather than provide prescriptions or answers. A framework for decision-making includes the necessary components for an ethical reasoning process. The text then turns to the theoretical and practical implications of building ethical organizations and discusses organizational culture, climate, and structure as concrete entities that can be shaped to enhance the ethical policies and practices of the organization.

Features
  • Provides students and practicing professional leaders with a conceptual framework of ethical leadership that includes the unique moral nature of human service organizations, the ethical responsibility of professional leadership, and leadership theory that integrates ethical and moral dimensions.
  • Includes detailed theoretical and practical resources for instructors to help students grasp the moral dimensions of leadership and the nature of ethical conflicts in human service leadership.
  • Focuses on the integration of ethical resources with the individual to help students develop a personal framework for decision-making that includes their own personal morality, moral development, and world view; this approach promotes being ethical by intention.
  • Integrates the "voices" of managers and administrators describing their experiences with ethical decision-making, giving a personal "face" to the nature of the material presented.
  • Chapters include learning objectives, introductions, boxed material, figures and illustrations, vignettes, and chapter summaries to help students with problem-solving and analysis while reiterating and replicating major points in the text.
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Edition/Copyright: 03
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Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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