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Blending theory and practice, this innovative, interdisciplinary text equips students to act as ethical change agents who improve the moral performance of their work organizations. Written in a reader-friendly style, the book is structured around levels of organizational behavior. Author Craig E. Johnson examines ethics in not just corporations but all types of workplace organizations, including nonprofit, government, military, and educational entities.
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Craig E. Johnson (PhD, University of Denver) is emeritus professor 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.
"Ethics in the Workplace: Tools and Tactics for Organizational Transformation is for any middle-management business executive who seeks an interdisciplinary text considering ethical change agents and their work - and for any college level course on the subject. It uses ethical research results from social science, psychology, social psychology and more and provides modern case studies based on recent events. Plenty of room here for in-depth classroom discussion and debate." Author: Midwest Book Review Source: The Bookwatch Published On: 2007-02-12
"The challenge with this kind of work is to strike a reasonable balance in representing the complexity of the phenomenon. Johnson seems to do this well. The book is also useful as an introduction to the field for undergraduate students." Author: Gian Luca Casali Published On: 2010-07-19
"Johnson’s book is well researched, clearly written and practical in its usefulness to leadership. It is a crucial resource for all leaders who want to improve their moral influence and their organizational ethical practices."Author: Arne P. Nielsen Published On: 2010-07-19
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