Ethics, spirituality and self:managerial perspective and leadership implications

Rozuel, Cecile and Kakabadse, Nada (2010) Ethics, spirituality and self:managerial perspective and leadership implications. Business Ethics: A European Review, 19 (4). pp. 423-436. ISSN 0962-8770

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Abstract

This paper argues that the self, as both the centre of our identity and the focus of our spiritual life, has not been given enough consideration with regard to the ethics of managers and leaders. Informed by models of self-realisation and the Jungian process of individuation, our discussion suggests that the way we perceive and interpret our self affects our moral behaviour. In particular, integrity of the self fully participates in enhancing servant leadership and consistent ethical practice. We illustrate the argument with comments from various managers on the statement: ‘Being true to your self’.

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Journal Article
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Business Ethics: A European Review
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Deposited On:
27 Jan 2015 16:50
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Yes
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Published
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