The Positive Power of Character Strengths and Virtues for Global Leaders

Arménio Rego*, Stewart Clegg, Miguel Pina Cunha

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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.

Idioma originalEnglish
Título da publicação do anfitriãoThe Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship
EditoraOxford University Press
ISBN (eletrónico)9780199940608
ISBN (impresso)9780199734610
Estado da publicaçãoPublicado - 21 nov. 2012
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