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MGMT 8415M Socially Conscious Leader: Welcome & Course Readings

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MGMT 8415M Course Readings

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Anderson, G. L. (2018). The evolution of social consciousness and modern political theory. International Journal on World Peace, 35(1), 27–62.  

Bourner, T. (1996). Effective management and the development of self‐awareness: A plain manager’s guide. Career Development International, 1(4), 14–18. doi:10.1108/13620439610114270 

Cheung, M. (2016). Using the power of social consciousness to influence international organizations and their evolving leadership: The impact of social media on the public health debate. Journal of Health & Biomedical Law, XII(2), 169–201. 

Cojuharenco, I., Cornelissen, G., & Karelaia, N. (2016). Yes, I can: Feeling connected to others increases perceived effectiveness and socially responsible behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 48, 75–86. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2016.09.002 

Comer, D. R., & Vega, G. (2011). The relationship between the Personal Ethical Threshold and workplace spirituality. Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion, 8(1), 23–40. doi:10.1080/14766086.2011.552255 

De Roeck, K., & Farooq, O. (2018). Corporate social responsibility and ethical leadership: Investigating their interactive effect on employees’ socially responsible behaviors. Journal of Business Ethics, 151(4), 923–939. doi:10.1007/s10551-017-3656-6 

Den Hartog, D. N. (2015). Ethical leadership. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 2, 409–434. doi:10.1146/annurev-orgpsych-032414-111237 

Dibrell, C., Craig, J. B., Kim, J., & Johnson, A. J. (2015). Establishing how natural environmental competency, organizational social consciousness, and innovativeness relate. Journal of Business Ethics, 127(3), 591–605. doi:10.1007/s10551-013-2043-1  

Frankental, P. (2001). Corporate social responsibility – a PR invention? Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 6(1), 18–23. doi:10.1108/13563280110381170 

Goswami, A., O’Brien, K. E., Dawson, K. M., & Hardiman, M. E. (2018). Mechanisms of corporate social responsibility: The moderating role of transformational leadership. Ethics & Behavior, 28(8), 644–661. doi:10.1080/10508422.2018.1467764 

Harrison, E. B., & Mühlberg, J. (2014). Leadership communications: How leaders communicate and how communicators lead in today’s global enterprise. New York, NY: Business Expert Press. 

Heslin, P. A., & Keating, L. A. (2017). In learning mode? The role of mindsets in derailing and enabling experiential leadership development. The Leadership Quarterly, 28(3), 367–384. doi:10.1016/j.leaqua.2016.10.010  

Heyler, S. G., Armenakis, A. A., Walker, A. G., & Collier, D. Y. (2016). A qualitative study investigating the ethical decision making process: A proposed model. The Leadership Quarterly, 27(5), 788–801. doi:10.1016/j.leaqua.2016.05.003

Higgs, M., & Rowland, D. (2010). Emperors with clothes on: The role of self-awareness in developing effective change leadership. Journal of Change Management, 10(4), 369–385. doi:10.1080/14697017.2010.516483 

Jones, M. T., & Millar, C. C. J. M. (2010). About global leadership and global ethics, and a possible moral compass: An introduction to the special issue. Journal of Business Ethics, 93(Suppl. 1), 1–8. doi:10.1007/s10551-010-0622-y  

Lanis, R., & Richardson, G. (2018). Outside directors, corporate social responsibility performance, and corporate tax aggressiveness: An empirical analysis. Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 33(2), 228–251. doi:10.1177/0148558X16654834 

Lee, S., & Yoon, J. (2018). Does the authenticity of corporate social responsibility affect employee commitment? Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 46(4), 617–632. doi:10.2224/sbp.6475  

Long, J. E. (2017). Beyond Bathsheba: Managing ethical climates through pragmatic ethics. The Journal of Values-Based Leadership, 10(2), Article 14.  

Martin, D., & Wright, D. K. (2016). Public relations ethics: How to practice PR without losing your soul. New York, NY: Business Expert Press. 

Metcalf, L., & Benn, S. (2013). Leadership for sustainability: An evolution of leadership ability. Journal of Business Ethics, 112(3), 369–384. doi:10.1007/s10551-012-1278-6 

Moore, C., Mayer, D. M., Chiang, F. F. T., Crossley, C., Karlesky, M. J., & Birtch, T. A. (2019). Leaders matter morally: The role of ethical leadership in shaping employee moral cognition and misconduct. Journal of Applied Psychology, 104(1), 123–145. doi:10.1037/apl0000341 

Mostovicz, E. I., Kakabadse, A. P., & Kakabadse, N. K. (2011). The four pillars of corporate responsibility: Ethics, leadership, personal responsibility and trust. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 11(4), 489–500. doi:10.1108/14720701111159307 

Orms, C. M. (2016). Developing the personal ethics code: A key element of an effective business ethics course. Business Education Innovation Journal, 8(2), 51–58.

Pastores, G. F. (2013). Capitalism in a conscious world: Exploring consumer awareness of conscious business practices. Fresno, CA: Alliant International University. 

Schaltegger, S., & Wagner, M. (Eds.). (2006). Managing the business case for sustainability: The integration of social, environmental and economic performance [Electronic version]. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing. 

Simpson, S., Fischer, B. D., & Rohde, M. (2013). The conscious capitalism philosophy pay off: A qualitative and financial analysis of conscious capitalism corporations. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 10(4), 19–29.  

Stephenson, M., Jr. (2009). Exploring the connections among adaptive leadership, facets of imagination and social imaginaries. Public Policy and Administration, 24(4), 417–435. doi:10.1177/0952076709340715 

Tenuto, P. L., & Gardiner, M. E. (2018). Interactive dimensions for leadership: An integrative literature review and model to promote ethical leadership praxis in a global society. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 21(5), 593–607. doi:10.1080/13603124.2017.1321783 

Thiel, C. E., Hardy, J. H., III, Peterson, D. R., Welsh, D. T., & Bonner, J. M. (2018). Too many sheep in the flock? Span of control attenuates the influence of ethical leadership. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(12), 1324–1334. doi:10.1037/apl0000338 

Tkalac Verčič, A., & Sinčić Ćorić, D. (2018). The relationship between reputation, employer branding and corporate social responsibility. Public Relations Review, 44(4), 444–452. doi:10.1016/j.pubrev.2018.06.005 

Xiong, K., Lin, W., Li, J. C., & Wang, L. (2016). Employee trust in supervisors and affective commitment: The moderating role of authentic leadership. Psychological Reports, 118(3), 829–848. doi:10.1177/0033294116644370 

Yoo, D., & Lee, J. (2018). The effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) fit and CSR consistency on company evaluation: The role of CSR support. Sustainability, 10(8), 1–16. doi:10.3390/su10082956 

Zhu, W., Zheng, X., Riggio, R. E., & Zhang, X. (2015). A critical review of theories and measures of ethics-related leadership: A critical review of theories and measures of ethics-related leadership. New Directions for Student Leadership, 2015(146), 81–96. doi:10.1002/yd.20137 

Zoghbi-Manrique-de-Lara, P., & Viera-Armas, M. (2018). Does ethical leadership motivate followers to participate in delivering compassion? Journal of Business Ethics, 154(1), 195–210. doi:10.1007/s10551-017-3454-1 

Other Readings

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