Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

Leading with Values
Positivity, Virtue and High Performance

£49.99

Robert Drazin, Edward D. Hess, Farah Mihoubi, Gary W. Bouch, Karl E. Weick, Dan Yaroslaski, Paolo Tripodi, Monica Worline, Sarah Boik, Kim S. Cameron, MaryAnn Glynn, Heather Jamerson, David S. Bright, Edward H. Powley, Scott N. Taylor, Michael B. Parkyn
View all contributors
  • Date Published: August 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521686037

£ 49.99
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
eBook


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Values-based leadership is based upon honesty, respect, trust and dignity, and it regards every employee within a company as a valued human being. This book describes the characteristics of leaders who focus on positivity and virtues to create and sustain highly successful organizations such as Synovus Financial Corporation, HomeBanc Mortgage Company, and the United States Marine Corps. It also addresses leader mistakes and forgiveness, and how difficulties and challenges can be overcome to achieve spectacular results. This inspiring book offers practical advice that can be applied to individual leadership styles and roles. As society tries to rebound from the recent scandals involving fraud, financial improprieties, and unethical behavior among its leadership, the fundamental message of Leading with Values is clear: acting ethically and virtuously, and treating all stakeholders with respect and dignity, can create extraordinary outcomes without sacrificing performance and profits.

    • Shows how to put a values-based leadership philosophy into practice
    • Demonstrates how a positive emotional environment leads to high performance
    • Blends real world experiences with applied academic research
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    'Great leaders inspire people to be their best. They help us to see the meaning in our work and how we are contributing to a better world. Hess & Cameron have collected fantastic examples, showing that positive values drive results and that being good is good for business. Read it. You'll remember why you were first excited with your work - and maybe find a way to recapture that enthusiasm.' Richard E. Boyatzis, Case Western Reserve University

    'This book brings together the best of positive organizational studies and values-based leadership scholarship, providing readers with a nice blend of principle and practice, of what is and what can be, of leaders and organizations doing well and doing good.' David A. Whetten, Brigham Young University

    See more reviews

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521686037
    • length: 256 pages
    • dimensions: 224 x 152 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • contains: 6 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Figures
    Tables
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    1. Synovus Financial Corporation: 'Just take care of your people' Robert Drazin, Edward D. Hess and Farah Mihoubi
    2. FedEx Freight: putting people first Gary W. Bouch
    3. The role of values in high risk organizations Karl E. Weick
    4. Spirituality and leadership in the Marine Corps Dan Yaroslaski and Paolo Tripodi
    5. HomeBanc Mortgage Company: 'Quest to become America's most admired company' Edward D. Hess
    6. Leadership lessons from Sarah: values-based leadership for everyday practice Monica Worline and Sarah Boik
    7. Leadership values that enable extraordinary success Kim S. Cameron
    8. Principled leadership: a framework for action MaryAnn Glynn and Heather Jamerson
    9. Forgiveness as an attribute of leadership David S. Bright
    10. Values and leadership in organizational crisis Edward H. Powley and Scott N. Taylor
    11. Making 'more Mike Stranks': teaching values in the United States Marine Corps Michael B. Parkyn
    Index.

  • Editors

    Edward D. Hess, Emory University, Atlanta
    Edward D. Hess is Adjunct Professor of Organization and Management, Executive Director of the Values-Based Leadership Institute, and Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Corporate Growth at the Goizueta Business School, Emory University.

    Kim S. Cameron, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Kim S. Cameron is Professor of Management and Organization at the University of Michigan Business School and Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education at the University of Michigan.

    Contributors

    Robert Drazin, Edward D. Hess, Farah Mihoubi, Gary W. Bouch, Karl E. Weick, Dan Yaroslaski, Paolo Tripodi, Monica Worline, Sarah Boik, Kim S. Cameron, MaryAnn Glynn, Heather Jamerson, David S. Bright, Edward H. Powley, Scott N. Taylor, Michael B. Parkyn

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×