Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Ethical Organizational Climate
What is the relationship between a leader’s responsibility for ethical behavior and the idea of an ethical organizational climate? Research a specific nonfictional leader of your choice and provide examples of the behaviors this leader exhibits that highlight the role of ethics in leadership. Answer the following in your post:
Can a leader’s public and private morality be distinguished? Should they be? Can a bad person be a good leader? Why is it important for leaders to demonstrate ethical conduct? Which is more important for improving ethical values in an organization: a code of ethics, leader behavior, or employee training?
Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.