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Leadership and ethical decisions - in-groups

1. Is it ethical to exclude employees from the in-group? Do people in the In-group think exclusion is ethical and those in the out-group think it is unethical Is your answer based on personal experience?
2. Is it possible for all employees to be in the in-group?
3. Should managers work to overcome LMX theory by including all employees in the in-group?

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1. Is it ethical to exclude employees from the in-group? Do people in the In-group think exclusion is ethical and those in the out-group think it is unethical Is your answer based on personal experience?

In most cases it is ethical to exclude employees from the in-group. At the workplace in-groups are formed on the basis of race, culture, gender, language, or religion. For example, employees who follow Judaism form an in-group. It is ethical to exclude those that belong to other religions but are employees of the company from that in-group.

People in the in-group think that exclusion is ethical. I do not think that those in the out-group think that exclusion is ...

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The answer to this problem explains moral issues in team formation and team work. The references related to the answer are also included.

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