Ciulla, Joanne. Leadership Ethics: Mapping the Territory
1995, Business Ethics Quarterly 5(1): 5-28.
Added by: Carl Fox
Abstract: In this paper I argue that a greater understanding of the part of ethics in leadership will improve leadership studies. Debates over the definition of leadership are really debates over what researchers think constitutes good leadership. The ultimate question is not "What is leadership?" but "What is good leadership?" The word good is refers to both ethics and competence. Research into leadership ethics would explore the ethical issues of current leadership research, serve as a critical study of the field, analyze and expand normative theories of leadership, and develop new theories, research questions and ways of thinking about leadership
Comment: A useful sketch of the ethical issues that arise in the context of leadership.
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