BUAD 304 - Interactive Session 2

BUAD 304 - Interactive Session 2 - Pierre Towns BUAD-304...

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Pierre Towns BUAD-304 Wednesday 8 PM March 28, 2006 Ethical Dilemma Pg. 350 1. Should leaders be judged solely on their end achievements? Or do the means they choose also reflect on their leadership qualities? Leadership is defined in the text as the ability to influence a group toward the achievement of goals, so therefore a leader is the person that influences a group toward the goals. There is no mention of ethics in this definition, and many great leaders use unethical tactics in order to achieve success. I think that it is acceptable to consider people who use unethical tactics to get success as great leaders, but I think those people should be looked down upon. For example, cruel dictators can be looked at as great leaders but they are looked at as people with flawed characters. I believe that means leaders choose reflect their leadership qualities which are already predetermined based upon character. For example, a person with a flawed character will have leadership qualities that allow him to
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2007 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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