Leadership Ethics in Practice: Case Studies

Welcome to the course on Leadership Ethics in Practice: Case Studies. In today's fast-paced and interconnected world, the need for ethical leadership has never been more crucial. This course aims to explore the fundamental principles of ethical leadership and how they can be applied in real-world scenarios through a series of case studies.

The course begins with an introduction to the definition of leadership ethics and the importance of ethical leadership in the 21st century. We will delve into the theoretical context of leadership ethics, including an overview of leadership theories and an understanding of ethical leadership concepts and principles. Additionally, we will explore the process of ethical decision-making in leadership, providing you with the tools to navigate complex ethical dilemmas.

The heart of the course lies in the exploration of leadership ethics in practice. Through a series of case studies, we will examine ethical leadership in various settings, including corporate, non-profit, and governmental organizations. Each case study will provide a detailed background, present an ethical dilemma, analyze the leadership decision and outcome, and extract key learnings. Through these case studies, you will gain valuable insights into the role of a leader in promoting ethical behavior and the strategies for ethical decision-making in leadership. The course will culminate in reflections on ethical leadership in practice, including key takeaways from the case studies, role-play exercises, and group discussions on the challenges and triumphs of ethical leadership. By the end of the course, you will have a deeper understanding of the impact of ethical leadership on organizational culture and the continuous learning process of leadership ethics, as well as gain insight into the future of leadership towards a more ethical paradigm.