Simple justice is to strive for what is fair or impartial or right in a situation. Profound justice requires us to question our initial impressions, continually broadening our perspective, including more people, across more time, and more situations.
Dr. Cheri Dawson-Edwards presents her leadership tool, Scenarios for Practicing Restorative Justice in Organizations, at our Leadership Tools Showcase on June 28, 2023.Scenarios for Practicing Restorative Justice and Leading with Restorative Justice
The scenarios in this document are examples of things people said that violated the experienced justice of people because of their race, gender, age, sexual orientation, or other group membership. The violations may or may not have been intentional. The degree to
which they were intentional probably varied between scenarios. The scenarios allow readers to understand and apply the principles of restorative justice. A teaching note can be requested by emailing CPL@louisville.edu.
This document contains stories of people being just and failing to be just. (The titles next to people’s names are their titles at the time the story occurred and may not be their titles currently.) Discussing diverse situations in which people failed or succeeded in living up to their values often helps people to recognize and act on other opportunities when they arise. By discussing these stories in meetings, on teams, over the internet or intranet forums, or in classrooms, groups can develop ideas for leading with exceptional justice, learn each other’s perspectives, work through disagreements, and generate ideas. The teaching note is included.
Benefit of Justice
When people lead with fairness, followers tend to be more committed and trusting, perform better, and make extra-role contributions.
The scenarios in this video are examples of things people said that violated the experienced justice of…
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