Ethical Leadership Research

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 11:00

School of Business lecturer, John Cullen has published a new journal paper in the Journal of Business Ethics which discusses the concept of ‘Moral Recovery’ as an ethical leadership process that begins in moral failure, but enables eventual personal, organizational, and social change.  It builds on the work on the psychiatrist Johnathan Shay who made an important distinction between post-traumatic stress disorder and what has become known as ‘moral injury’ with his work with military veterans in the US.  An individual suffers a moral injury when they, often unintentionally, violate a deeply held value or suffer when an individual in a leadership position undergoes one.  Most of the work on Moral Injuries has been done with veterans, but it is increasingly of interest to business ethics and responsible management researchers.  Further details