Ethical Leadership

An organization is much more than an economic unit of value. It is an integral part of the broader societal fabric within which it operates. It should understand the role it plays in the  overall advancement of humanity. Its leaders are the embodiment of the organization and, by extension, its collective intellect, soul and conscience. This is a responsibility much greater, and with a much higher purpose, than may initially be apparent. Ethical leaders are those who readily grasp this concept and view their role as stewards of the organization. They understand that they are called upon to leave a legacy that adds to the organization’s overall moral standing and strengthens its future as a global asset and an example to others. Ethical-leadership

Tim Dalmau and Viv Oates of Ernst & Young Africa write about the nature of leadership and ethics in today’s modern corporation. This article has been published in a range of professional journals and papers throughout Africa and globally in Performance.  The article explores the six levels of ethical behavior from the unethical through to the highly ethical


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