Leadership: Trustworthiness and Ethical Stewardship Anthony Owusu Ansah Northcentral University Abstract This paper discusses the correlation between the elements of leadership, trustworthiness and ethical stewardship. In this paper, evidence is presented to support a positive correlation between an organizational leader’s perceived behavior, ethical stewardship, and trustworthiness on his/her employees and the rest of the individuals in the organization. KEY WORDS: leadership, trustworthiness, ethical stewardship Introduction The problem to be investigated is the relationship that exists between leadership, trustworthiness and ethical stewardship in corporate organizations. In the global marketplace, the importance of understanding the relationships between leadership, leader’s trustworthiness, and the ethical duties implicit in the psychological contract have become increasingly important (Caldwell, Hayes and Long, 2010). Scholars and practitioners have increasingly acknowledged the gap of trust between leaders and followers, which undermine employees’ commitment, impair wealth creation, and create increased transaction costs in organizations throughout the world (Caldwell et al., 2010).
Last, the article will evaluate ethics in an academic setting, principally concerning academic integrity and the code of conduct. Trustworthiness, Ethical Stewardship in Leadership Comparing and Contrasting Approaches The problem is the investigation of the association linking leadership, ethical stewardship, and trustworthiness in a corporation. Perceiving the correlation of these essentials factors is critical to the accommodating new and different trends in company’s culture and stakeholders’ needs in the global industry. Researchers and theorists agree company leaders need to establish ethical stewardship, and trustworthiness to develop a strong leader and follower relationship. Woods and Winston suggest that, “Leaders earn the trust and followership of others by being trustworthy and accountable by virtue of honoring their duties to others; leaders demonstrate their commitment to the covenantal
Organizational Behavior MGT-307 September 12th, 2012 Organizational Behavior Organizational behavior is an important area of study because it influences organizational culture. It encompasses key areas of an organization such as diversity and communication. By analyzing these areas of their structure, organizations can hope to understand interactions between employees and their effect on key business areas. Although not a traditional science organizational behavior is instrumental to a company’s success. Organizational Culture The term “organizational culture” is defined as a shared set of beliefs and values within an organization (Schermerhorn, Hunt, & Osborn, 2008, p. 11).
Moreover, The costs and benefits to an organization when they behave ethically. Lastly, I will choose one component from Svensson & Woods's model from "A Model of Business Ethics" and discuss how it is relevant for Anglo-American. Ethical Business Behavior Ethical business behavior refers to an organization actions and policies that are synergetic with "doing the right thing" (Sethi, 2003). In order for an organization to function ethically they must establish principles and set boundaries for employees and the other companies that they are involved in business with. Society as a whole is responsible to conduct business ethically.
Management must be cognizant of the need for continuous open and timely communication within the new organization. The goal of the leadership plan is to provide a blueprint for the short-term and long-term success of two organizations growing as one. Successful implementation of the plan is contingent upon developing trust and a strong sense of teamwork. The
Leadership style is one of the most important aspects of a business because the style of the leader will directly affect group communication. Leadership style at SAC is crucial because the affect will be seen directly as it relates to the implementation of company goals and the commitment of the company workers to their individual leader's objectives. Specifically, in the airline industry it can become imperative that the leadership style which is exhibited does not appear to be lackadaisical, instead it must focus on obtaining results and encouraging its' employees. Encouragement is especially important within SAC because this industry is full of competitors who may offer the same package and therefore a company has to create unique ways to generate, create and maintain not only employees but customers. There are three main types of leadership styles: authoritarian, participative and delegative.
A corporate reputation is built through well-planned, persuasive communications to specific set of stakeholders. The timing and content of these messages, and the credibility and skills of the messengers, are crucial for any company’s success. (Illingworth, 2005). In other words, corporate reputation is basically about the character of the organization. It is something an organization earns and it has to keep its promises to build it.
Leadership, Trustworthiness, and Ethical Stewardship Willie Rice MGT7019-8-2 Dr. Janet Jones Northcentral University Leadership, Trustworthiness, and Ethical Stewardship The problem to be investigated is to identify the correlation between leadership, trustworthiness, and ethical stewardship. Leadership is the epicenter for any group or organization. In order for an organization to be successful it is imperative that the employees trust the leaders. This trustworthiness will allow the leader to be identified as ethical stewards. Caldwell, Hayes, and Long (2010) contend that these ethical stewards can direct an organization’s efforts toward fortune for all stakeholders.
The Teams and Groups outcomes are dependent on an effective design and efficient work with recognition of their efforts. The first thing we need to discuss is; why is it important to understand group dynamics in the business world? As organizations are becoming more diverse, the need of effective and goal oriented work force is rising. The keys to an organization’s success is that their leaders and managers understand the meaning of group dynamics, group cohesiveness, and managing multicultural groups and how the theories apply to ensure the success of the organization and its groups. Evaluating group structure, building trust through strong leadership, and effectively communicating will enhance the organizations productivity and success.
BMGT 364 6980 Management and Organization Introduction: The operation of the management within a company has a huge impact on the quality of service, productivity of employees, and the culture within a business. It is important to find the right balance of leadership style and motivation techniques to ensure the company is effectively operating. The management needs to have a clear understanding of the mission, vision and organizational strategy of the owner when developing business strategies and making decisions. The strategies that are developed and implemented during planning will have an impact on the remaining pillars of the P-O-L-C framework. Issues and Impacts on Business The mission and vision developed by Tom has been clearly laid out for the employees and customers to understand what the Coffee Shop is striving to offer.