The use of benevolent leadership development to advance principles of responsible management education

Karakas F., Sarigollu E., Manisaligil A.

Journal of Management Development, cilt.32, sa.8, ss.801-822, 2013 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1108/jmd-08-2011-0102.r1
  • Dergi Adı: Journal of Management Development
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.801-822


The purpose of this paper is to proposes benevolent leadership development as a framework to incorporate principles of responsible management education to mainstream management curriculum, specifically within the context of leadership courses. The illustrative processes, exercises, and projects in this paper come from leadership development courses offered in Turkey and in Canada. This paper presents four anchors that support benevolent leadership development: ethical sensitivity, spiritual depth, positive engagement, and community responsiveness. The paper develops the framework of benevolent leadership as a means to impart the principles of responsible management. The paper shares pedagogical strategies to incorporate benevolent leadership in leadership development courses through use of individual and team projects and exercises. The paper shares a theoretical framework and practical insights for incorporating multiple literacies and sensitivities – namely morality, spirituality, positivity, and community – in leadership development. © 2013, Emerald Group Publishing Limited