Ethical Leadership Analysis

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Synthesis Paper Ethical behavior is distinguishing and performing ones actions accordingly. The trouble with this statement stems the questions of what is considered as “right.” The definition of this word varies according to individuals, customs, and beliefs. Ethical behavior represents a value system that has been developed from a logical analysis of society, established by fairness, integrity, the desires and privileges of people and oneself. Ethical leadership comprises of two aspects. First, ethical leaders have to perform and make ethical judgments. Secondly, ethical leaders should direct fairly, through daily interactions with others, through motivations of employees and team members, and through the way of which he/she leads his/her company,…show more content…
Keeping in mind, as a leader, that he/she is a role model. Individuals will acquire ideas about the how the organization operates, the culture of the organization, and about what is considered as ethical behavior, from the leader. This paper presents a comparative analysis of three articles: Kottle and Pelletier (2013), Groves and LaRocca (2011), and Cheng and Wang (2015). These three articles concentrated on the ethical behavior of a leader. An analysis of these articles establishes a theme and general perception of the ethical behavior of a leader. The importance of understanding ethics, incentives that operate as an example and forming strategies for businesses are discussed because of their importance regarding development of good leadership. These key aspects suggest personal ethics positively affect leadership and when made a priority for leaders will produce ethical and effective leadership. An examination of the research questions will be followed by a review of the samples, results and conclusions

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