formal program is more likely to produce favorable results (Brown, 2011, pg. 319). Top leadership should rethink their goals. Long term goals can bring in a larger profit. Intend of a goal that is primarily profit driven, everyone in the organization can profit on more sales with a better product. Wengart is not doing well in sales because they have had negative reviews of their product by the DoD and even negative published articles. This is not ethical. Ethical leadership is important because it allows leaders to put aside their ego and their personal interests for the better good. They look at the team and not themselves. It is better for the organization. The importance of ethical leadership can be characterized in a multitude of ways. “Ethical leadership does not imply that a given leadership approach is reflecting only one” (Dion, 2012, pg. 4). When the leadership of Wengart only think of their bonuses, then the mission fails. There is a major failure with the product that Wengart Aircraft produces. Aircraft are even sent back even after purchase because of poor quality. They do not understand Total Quality Management (TQM). The product that is being produced even received complaints from the Department of Defense! Larsen hired an OD practitioner to help explain. Larsen hired this OD
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