Leadership Essay

995 WordsSep 30, 20144 Pages
Leadership has a sliding scale of quality or deception that is given by a person. There are great leaders known in history and some that have done more harm than good as well. I am going to review a case analysis of Sycamore Pharmaceuticals by Daft (2011). Within this study I will be giving advice, reasoning for and against, discuss possible reasoning of why I think the subjects Blake & Dominguez did what they did and for what cause. Let’s take a deeper look into my analytical point of view of Blake & Dominguez in the Sycamore Pharmaceuticals case. Taking the first leap to making the morally right decision in a situation that could ultimately affect a person’s own self-interest puts many people in that uncomfortable spot like Blake. It takes an act of extreme courage to stand up for good morale beliefs instead of allowing the greed for more money stand in the way of the people that could be potentially hurt by using the drug that isn’t doing what it claims to be doing. In our text it states that “a lack of courage is what allows greed and self-interest to overcome concern for the common good” (Daft, 2011). If I were able to advise Blake in this situation I would advise him to let the FDA representative know of the situation at hand, because when the information gets out all the people that were involved regardless of how much they knew they will be prosecuted right along with them. My fiancé used to tell me stories of when he worked at the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s office and different situations that he had been into. For example, he found out another detention officer had been passing contraband to inmates within the facility and had asked him not to tell anyone. In a situation like this all the other officers and civilian personnel are at risk due to any favors that might be done by this corrupted officer. In a study

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