PsycBooks has added 2 new books to the PsycBooks database. They are described below. In addition, they added 20 “classic” books from earlier in the 20th century. Click here for a list of all the new titles.
Teaching Ethically: Challenges and Opportunities 2012 Edited by R. Eric Landrum, PhD and Maureen A. McCarthy, PhD
In this book, editors R. Eric Landrum and Maureen McCarthy identify four broad areas of concern in the ethical teaching of undergraduate psychology: pedagogy, student behavior, faculty behavior toward students, and considerations in the diverse classroom. Together with their team of experts, they provide evidence-based advice and case studies that illustrate the application of relevant ethical principles.
Virtuous Leaders: Strategy, Character, and Influence in the 21st Century 2012 By Richard R. Kilburg, PhD
In this extensively researched yet thoroughly practical book, renowned executive consultant Richard Kilburg characterizes effective leadership as a combination of specific behaviorally based competencies and virtuous aspects of character. He demonstrates that despite all the complexities of the modern world, the foundations of executive leadership can still be found in the timeless and enduring virtues of the ancient Chinese and Greeks.