The Positive Power of Character Strengths and Virtues for Global Leaders

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dc.contributor.author Rego, A
dc.contributor.author Clegg, SR
dc.contributor.author Pina e Cunha, M
dc.contributor.editor Cameron, KS
dc.contributor.editor Spreitzer, GM
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:32:15Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01
dc.identifier.citation The Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship, 2012, 1, pp. 366 - 384
dc.identifier.isbn 0199734615
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17861
dc.description.abstract In a globalized world, transnational companies are implicated in power relations with many other organizations, including states, and are responsible for millions of people's lives and livelihoods. Building positive organizational performance and contributing to the creation of a better planet requires having global leaders with positive qualities in senior positions in these organizations. In this chapter, using Peterson and Seligman's (2004) framework, we explore how the character strengths and virtues of global leaders can make them more effective and better able to develop flourishing organizations and people within and around them in the contexts in which they operate. We also explore how global leaders with such positive qualities are more motivated to accept and/or look for global leadership development opportunities, and better able to learn from such opportunities. Some research directions are also considered.
dc.publisher Oxford University Press
dc.title The Positive Power of Character Strengths and Virtues for Global Leaders
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent The Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Oxford en_US
dc.publocation Singapore
dc.identifier.startpage 366 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 384 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
dc.for 1606 Political Science
dc.personcode 960853
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Political Science en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.date.activity 2007-09-25
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.location.activity Singapore
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.description.keywords NA
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Management
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Management and Organisation Studies
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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