Ethical Book Review

Ethical Book Review

Order Description

Please Choose ONE book from the following books
Once you have chosen a book Email the customer which book you selected to do the book review on in the messages so he can let the professor know.

1. Badaracco, J. L. (1997). Defining moments. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.
2. Blanchard, K. & O’Connor, M. (1997). Managing by values. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.
3. Block, P. (1993). Stewardship: choosing service over self interest. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler.
4. Ciulla, J. B. (Ed.). (2004). Ethics: The heart of leadership (2nd ed.). Westport, CN: Praeger.
5. Cooper, T. L. (1998). The responsible administrator. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
6. Dobrin, A. (2002). Ethics for everyone: How to increase your moral intelligence. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
7. Johnson, C. E. (2009). Meeting the ethical challenges of leadership: Casting light to shadow (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
8. Kanungo, R. N. (1996). Ethical dimensions of leadership. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
9. Kidder, R. M. (1995). How good people make tough choices: Resolving the dilemmas of ethical living. New York: Harper Collins.
10. Kouzes, J.M. & Posner, B. Z. (1993). Credibility: How leaders gain and lose it, why people demand it. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
11. Palmer, D. (2006). Why it’s hard to be good: An introduction to ethical theory. New York: McGraw-Hill.
12. Smith, D. K. (2004). On value and values: thinking differently about we in an age of me. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
13. Spears, L.C. (ed.). (1998). Insights on leadership: Service, Stewardship, Spirit and Servant Leadership. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
14. Useem, M. (1998). The leadership moment. New York: Three River Press.

Book Review
Select any title from the recommended titles listed in the Resources folder in Week One. You are to write a book review including the criteria listed below. Your paper should follow APA style and be from 4 pages. A one page (or less) handout summarizing the key points of the book should be prepared and posted on blackboard in week four. You have an option in this assignment of picking a book not on the reading list, but you must have prior permission from the instructor before starting your reading.

The book review should cover the following:
1. What are the problems, issues, main concerns of the book?
2. What is the purpose of the book?
Keep your summary brief. • In the second part of your review provide an analysis of the book including its usefulness.
3. Who is the audience for this book?
4. If examples are used were they clear and helpful?
5. How does the book contribute to our understanding of ethical issues?
6. Did the book or article impact your thinking about ethics?