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Leader Ethical Decision-Making in Organizations: Strategies for Sensemaking


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  • Chase Thiel


  • Zhanna Bagdasarov
  • Lauren Harkrider
  • James Johnson
  • Michael Mumford
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Business Ethics.

    Volume (Year): 107 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 49-64

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:107:y:2012:i:1:p:49-64

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    Keywords: Cognitive strategies; Ethical behavior; Ethical decision-making; Leadership; Sensemaking;


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