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Ethics, Moral Agency andMoral Leadership
Qualities of a good leader
Moral agency is the capacity to habitually act in a manner consistent with moral integrity. It entails a certain set of competencies in matters ethical as well as moral character and motivation
At the end of the day is our world, the lives of those we encountered during the day, better for having met us?
Am I better or worse at the end of the day?
A condition or in which moral activity (valuing, choosing, acting) is intimately linked to a particular conception of the Good, the Good Life.
Who are you when no one is looking?
“One becomes what one repeatedly does…”
Commitment to developing and owning a concept of the GOOD.
Whom do I serve?
What is reasonable for them to expect of me? What are the promises I have made to them?
How well am I meeting the expectations, being faithful to the promises?
How is vision I have of my mission consistent with my behavior?
“Practicing” valuing, choosing, acting according to your concept of what fidelity to the good/good life demands
Reflecting on the consequences of honoring or dishonoring one’s integrity
Leaderships is the ability to direct or motivate an individual or group to achieve set goals.
Institutional moral leadership is the ability to direct or motivate an individual or group to achieve moral integrity in the pursuit of common institutional goals. Carol Taylor,2003
Explicit and common moral vision
Mission and core values are clearly articulated & communicated
Moral agency is a norm
Recognize & respond to challenges/threats to integrity
Structures and policies facilitate moral integrity
Institutional ethos/culture supports people doing the right thing for the right reason