For courses focusing on administrative ethics for individuals in leadership positions.
The ethical ideas and notions of 20 philosophers and psychologists are applied to the practice of educational leadership in an ethical framework grounded in the human dignity of each person.
This book presents a foundations approach to educational ethics which applies theory to practice using case studies, exercises, discussion statements, and questions. Through the ethical ideas and notions of 20 philosophers and psychologists—from the Ancient Historical Period, the Modern Period, and the Contemporary Historical Period. Through this presentation, tomorrow’s educational leaders can evaluate the philosophical ideas of others and use what they discover to develop their own way of approaching their leadership responsibilities. In this new edition, five new chapters deal with the legal aspect of ethics, and how communication creates the milieu within which ethics is practiced.
Each chapter begins with a scenario that orientates readers to the content of the chapter. Exercises in some chapters also help to apply the content to the practice of educational leadership. And a Quick Review section and Discussion Statements and Questions section in each chapter focuses on the highlights of the chapters.
Table of Contents
BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part One The Ethical Administrator 1
Chapter 1 The Purpose and Structure of the Book 3
Chapter 2 Developing a Personal Approach to Ethics 19
Chapter 3 The Ethics of Power and Duty in Educational Leadership 49
Chapter 4 The Ethics of Human Relations 87
Part Two The Ethical Practice of Educational Leadership 109
Chapter 5 Ethical Considerations in Leadership at the School-District Level 111
Chapter 6 Ethical Considerations in School-Building Leadership 141
Chapter 7 Legal Issues and the Ethics of Educational Leadership 163
Part Three Equity in Ethical Educational Leadership 183
Chapter 8 The Issue of Gender and Educational Leadership 185
Chapter 9 Pluralism, Justice, Discourse Ethics, and Educational Leadership 209
Part Four Human Communication and the Ethics of Educational
Chapter 10 The Fundamentals of Human Communication and the Ethics of Educational Leadership 245
Chapter 11 Cultural Communication and the Ethics of Educational Leadership 263
Chapter 12 The Ethics of Nonverbal and Verbal Expressions in Human Communication 283
Chapter 13 The Empathetic and Genuine Administrator 303
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