Integrity: Doing the Right Thing for the Right Reason

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 2010 - PHILOSOPHY - 221 pages
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Drawing on her clinical practice and pioneering efforts in workaholism Dr Killinger describes the personality traits and psychological, philosophical, historical, and familial influences that help develop and maintain integrity. She also looks at how integrity is undermined and lost as a result of obsession, narcissism, and workaholism. Richly illustrated with personal stories, Integrity offers a positive "how to" perspective on safeguarding personal and professional integrity and on encouraging our children to develop this vital character trait. Killinger concludes that integrity is not possible without compassion and makes it clear that doing the right thing includes doing it for the right reason.
 

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Integrity: doing the right thing for the right reason

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In response to what she sees as the deterioration of moral and ethical values in American society, clinical psychologist Killinger (Workaholics: The Respectable Addicts ) offers a prescription for ... Read full review

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This was an interesting book, and I feel like it should have made more of an impact on me than it did. The author discusses what integrity is (the part of the book that made me feel like I didn't have ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
What Is Integrity and How Does It Develop?
7
Why Do People Lose Their Integrity?
59
Keeping Integrity Healthy
141
A Personal Quiz
195
Bibliography
197
Index
201
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Dr. Barbara Killinger

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