Assignment 1: Discussion—Ethics in Leadership
Ethical leadership is certainly a hot topic in today’s business environment. In this assignment, you will examine the role of ethics in being a successful leader. You will explore current media coverage on ethical or unethical leadership practices and examine the issues and responsibilities of the leader(s).
Research the issue of ethics in leadership using your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet. You can use the following terms for your search: “News Story Ethics” or “News Story Ethics Business.”
Select a news story for study in this assignment and complete the following:
- Summarize the case and describe the issues. Be sure to provide a reference for the article.
Respond to the following:
- What do you believe caused the issue?
- What do you believe the leader’s responsibility is when it comes to ethics in a situation such as this?
Give reasons in support of your assertions.
Write your initial response in 1–2 paragraphs. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
By Week 4, Day 3, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through Week 4, Day 7, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.