What Kind of Leader Does an Accountng Firm Need to Thrive?
Journal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy 19(4): 419-440 (2018).
22 Pages Posted: 6 May 2020
Date Written: December 10, 2018
The leadership style that worked in the industrial economy will not work in the knowledge economy where integrity and creativity are crucial if an organization is to survive and thrive. This paper demonstrates why organizations, including accounting firms, need leaders that possess the characteristics of integrity, compassion/benevolence, and humility.
Keywords: virtuous organization, ethical leadership, compassion, care ethics, benevolent leadership, humility, and narcissistic leadership
JEL Classification: L20, L21, L22, L29
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