Faculty Publications - School of Business

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Article

Publication Date

2009

Abstract

This chapter outlines strategies for promoting Ethical Leadership through individual and collective spiritual development. Spirituality equips leaders to act as both moral persons and as moral managers through providing a sense of mission and meaning; focusing attention on the needs of others; fostering humility, integrity, and justice; highlighting universal moral principles; and generating feelings of hope and joy. Leaders nurture their personal spiritual development by discovering their vocations at the same time they engage in self-reflective practices and serve others. Organizations encourage the development of spiritually sensitive, Ethical Leaders by creating a compelling vision, fostering intrinsic motivation, promoting shared spiritual values, and making space for the spirit.

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Originally published in J. Marques. S. Dhiman, & R. King (Eds.), The Workplace and Spirituality: New Perspectives on Research and Practice (pp. 75-86). Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths.

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