Ethical Leadership in Intercollegiate Sport

Challenges, Opportunities, Future Directions

Authors

  • Laura Burton University of Connecticut
  • Jon Welty Peachey University of Illinois

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1123/jis.2014-0100

Keywords:

ethics, leadership, intercollegiate sport

Abstract

Given the significant issues leaders face in the intercollegiate sport context, the need to lead ethically is paramount. This special issue, Ethical Leadership in Intercollegiate Sport, highlights the need for ethical leadership, explores enhancing ethical leadership and ethical decision-making, and examines ways to reduce unethical behavior within intercollegiate athletics. This introductory paper defines ethical leadership and identifies opportunities to better understand ethical leadership in the context of intercollegiate sport.

Author Biographies

Laura Burton, University of Connecticut

Burton is with Educational Leadership, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. Welty Peachey is with the Dept. of Recreation, Sport and Tourism, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL. Address author correspondence to Laura Burton at laura.burton@uconn.edu.

Jon Welty Peachey, University of Illinois

Burton is with Educational Leadership, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. Welty Peachey is with the Dept. of Recreation, Sport and Tourism, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL. Address author correspondence to Laura Burton at laura.burton@uconn.edu.

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Published

2014-06-01

How to Cite

Burton, L., & Peachey, J. W. (2014). Ethical Leadership in Intercollegiate Sport: Challenges, Opportunities, Future Directions. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 7(1), 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1123/jis.2014-0100

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Section

Introduction To The Special Issue