Review Exhibit 6.1 on page 168, Comparing Unethical versus Ethical Leadership. Leaders at AIG argued that they were obligated to pay bonuses to executives even after the company was bailed out by the U.S. government because of the companyâ€™s contracts with these executives. Do you think this is a legitimate argument from an ethical standpoint? Discuss in at least one paragraph.
As a leader, you can put the needs interests, and goals of others above your own and use your personal gifts to help others achieve their potential. The questionnaire in Leaderâ€™s Self:Insight 6.2 enables you to evaluate your leadership approach along the dimensions of authoritarian leadership, participative leadership, stewardship, and servant leadership. Complete the questionnaire and score your responses.
In at least one paragraph, and in your own words, describe the four leadership approaches and how they differ. Provide one example of each style. Then describe your results and explain your agreement/disagreement with the outcomes. Is it what you expected?
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