Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Virtues of LeadershipContemporary Challenges for Global Managers$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart R. Clegg

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199653867

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use.date: 23 May 2022

The Virtues of Transcendence

The Virtues of Transcendence

Chapter:
(p.116) 5 The Virtues of Transcendence
Source:
The Virtues of Leadership
Author(s):

Arménio Rego

Miguel Pina e Cunha

Stewart Clegg

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.003.0005

This chapter discusses how transcendent virtues (temperance and transcendence) enable global leaders to control impulses and emotions, and to act in favour of a high purpose—in short, to release inner energies in favour of outer virtuous aims. The chapter starts by explaining the meaning of the virtue and its corresponding character strengths. References to the opposites and the excess of the strength are also made. Then the chapter explains how the strength contributes to the global leaders’ positive performance. Examples are provided to support the arguments. As in Chapters 3 and 4, this chapter discusses the golden mean paradigm.

Keywords:   temperance, forgiveness, humility/modesty, prudence, self-regulation, appreciation of beauty and excellence, gratitude, hope, humour, spirituality

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .