Institutional Guardianship: How Leaders in Nonprofit Academic Organizations Resolve Ethical Dilemmas in their Work
作者: Barbara Hou
刊名: The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Change Management: Annual Review, 2018, Vol.17 (1), pp.1-18
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/1447-9524/CGP/v17i01/1-18
关键词: Institutional GuardianshipGuardianship FrameworkEthical Decision-MakingEducational EthicsOrganizational EthicsProfessional EthicsAcademic Administration
原始语种摘要: Leaders in nonprofit organizations, such as colleges and universities, are often tasked with ethical burdens. Yet, little is known about what these issues are and how academic leaders approach the ethical dimensions of their work. Through a pilot study involving in-depth interviews with thirteen deans at private, nonprofit liberal arts colleges in the US, this article documents a “guardianship framework” as a method by which higher education leaders serve the “best interests of the institution.” The article argues that this guardianship framework serves as a prism through which organizational life is experienced, and impacts how ethical decisions are identified and resolved. Previous research on ethical decision-making in organizations has focused primarily on business rather than on...
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  • ethical 道德
  • guardianship 监护
  • nonprofit 非盈利的
  • their 他们的
  • framework 构架
  • understanding 理解
  • decision 决定
  • mission 任务
  • surprisingly 惊人地
  • making 制定