Welcome to the SAGE companion site for Meeting the Ethical Challenges of LeadershipEighth Edition!

Ethics is at the heart of leadership.​All leaders assume ethical burdens and must make every effort to make informed ethical decisions and foster ethical behavior among followers.​The Eighth Edition of Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow explores the ethical demands of leadership and the dark side of leadership. Author Craig E. Johnson takes a multidisciplinary approach, drawing from many fields of research to help readers make ethical decisions, lead with integrity, and create an ethical culture. Packed with real-world case studies, examples, self-assessments, and applications, this fully-updated new edition is designed to increase students’ ethical competence and leadership abilities. This edition incorporates a number of new topics including counteracting disinformation, feminist ethics, relational leadership theory, and compassionate and virtuous organizations.


We gratefully acknowledge Craig E. Johnson for writing an excellent text.


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