12Managing stakeholders ethically – and beyond the ego

John Knights

DOI: 10.4324/9781003150626-15


Managing all stakeholders ethically and fairly requires us as individual leaders to operate beyond our own ego and to enable the organisation, its culture and its people to lead beyond their egos. That is a tall order indeed!

As we described in Leading Beyond the Ego, Chapter 15 (Knights, Grant and Young, 2018), part of which is duplicated in this chapter for convenience, managing one’s ego and moving beyond it is a critical aspect of Transpersonal Leadership. In addition to each of us dealing with our own self-interest when in conflict with the needs of the organisation we work for, we must likewise ensure our organisation takes into ...

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