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Confucian Junzi Leadership: A model of authentic moral transformation for educational leaders

Wong, Christine Tze Ngan;
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  • Published: 24 Jan 2013
  • Country: Canada
The specific personality of junzi is the primary concern of Confucian philosophy. This study explores Confucian junzi leadership so as to understand Confucian ethics in its own terms as well as to contribute to the contemporary forum of educational leadership. Through analyzing the unique Confucian moral principles and insights, the study presents a model of educational leadership with an emphasis on authentic moral transformation. Seven qualities of junzi leadership have been highlighted, including: a high degree of moral accomplishment, an awareness of moral obligation, a consciousness of being human, a passion for social harmony, an integration of self and ot...
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