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For the common good : the ethics of leadership in the 21st century

Author: John C Knapp; Jimmy Carter
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
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"For the Common Good showcases the insights, reflections, and recommendations of some of today's most forward-thinking and inspiring leaders, as they explore the challenges of leadership in the context of our global, 21st-century society. for the Common Good stresses the need for a new kind of leadership committed to promoting social welfare, justice, and opportunity."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
For the common good.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007
(OCoLC)651965562
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John C Knapp; Jimmy Carter
ISBN: 0275992594 9780275992590
OCLC Number: 71350384
Description: xviii, 174 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jimmy Carter --
Introduction / John C. Knapp --
The new climate for leadership --
ch. 1. Scanning more distant horizons / Erik R. Peterson --
ch. 2. The three elements of good leadership in rapidly changing times / Lynn Barendsen and Howard Gardner --
ch. 3. Leadership, accountability, and the deficit of public trust / John C. Knapp --
ch. 4. Peter Drucker's light : illuminating the path for 21st-century leaders / Frances Hesselbein --
Leadership challenges in the global context --
ch. 5. Spilling sweat, not blood : leadership for a world without conflict / John Hume --
ch. 6. Lessons from Gandhi's leadership : wisdom for the new millennium / Arun Gandhi --
ch. 7. A better way : business leadership for the greater good / Ray C. Anderson --
ch. 8. Problems of hunger and the global response / E.T. York --
The promise of higher education --
ch. 9. Ethical leadership in a global society : (how) can universities lead? / Beheruz N. Sethna --
ch. 10. Cross-sector collaboration in the public interest / David J. Siegel and Michael J. Siegel --
ch. 11. Global ethical leadership and higher education: "being the change you wish to see" / Lawrence Edward Carter Sr. --
Notes --
Index --
About the editor and contributors.
Responsibility: edited by John C. Knapp ; foreword by Jimmy Carter.
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