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Running Head: TITLE Incompetence Can Be Ethical Michael Travis South University Online Ethics in Organizations Professor Steven Wilder March 31, 2017
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HALLIBURTON’S SWOT Incompetence Can Be Ethical Incompetent leaders can’t be ethical. This statement is absolutely false. The word incompetent means “the inability to do something successfully” while the term unethical means “not morally correct”. A leader who isn’t qualified to make decisions in the position they are in are incompetent to the situation. If that same leader though makes decisions because those solutions lie within his ethics then he is an ethical leader. I can’t do CPR but if I perform CPR to the best of my ability while trying to save someone then I have chosen to operate in an ethical manner even if I was incompetent to perform those actions. Honesty is one of the biggest attributes a leader can have as a trait (Bredeson, 2012). If a leader is honest with themselves and
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