As it is widely known presently, a great number of
top executives or organization leaders are involved in unethical activities.
The activities have great impact on the lives and fate of subordinates as well
as the nation. Thus it is essential to examine conceptions of ethical
leadership. Due to some restraints, the writer focuses on some aspects of
ethical leadership notably the code of ethics of ethical leaders, models for
making ethical decisions, some theories of ethical leadership, criteria used
for evaluating ethical leadership, values of ethical leaders, and ways to
promote ethical practices in organizations.
The writer has high hope that this article would be
of great use to all readers particularly executives and leaders of public and