A quick rundown of the components of ethical leadership: communication, quality, collaboration, succession
Leaders set the standard of truth and being ethical to their fellow workers. When the leadership
role is formed it is leaders’ responsibility to place the highest premium on truthfulness.
An ethical leader understands
a quality product, quality customer service, and quality delivery are the
three key elements in the global competitiveness market of an organization. Leaders must control the processes
of quality throughout the organization, in every step check the things going on
the right track, and setting standards and measurements in every department
and make sure the safety through the final stage.
The leader who collaborates
ethically makes better decisions for the organization. Those leaders use
ethical collaboration keep their goals more open and fluid. It can reduce the risks taken by the organization by assigning
trustworthy experts or advisors in
Ethical Succession Planning
Leaders control quality and communication in the organisation in order to establish strong organisational standards
and operational procedures. Long-term success of the organization
that ethical leaders must set aside issues of "turf" and let other leaders surface within the company, giving potential
successors opportunities to exercise and build their leadership skills. Once identified, these few should be personally mentored
by the leader, given opportunities for 360º communications, and trained for the roles they may one day assume
Ethical Decision Making
‘Duties’ must be obeyed and ‘rights’ acknowledged regardless of the outcomes.
Developed by John Rawls (1971),
the theory assumes that conflict should be settled by devising a fair method for choosing the principles by which the conflict
will be resolved.
Everyone have an equal right to
Inequalities of wealth in society
can only be identified as
The greatest benefit of the least
Positions are open to all
in conditions of fair equality of opportunity.
Organisational Ethical Issues
Reputation of the organisation
Organisation responsibility towards
social and environmental
Global company and Multination corporations
responsibility to the world they expend their business
Four Steps of Social Responsibility
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