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    Please help me with an assignment by answering the following questions regarding leadership and ethics:

    1. How can business leaders encourage their companies to act ethically?

    2. What role, if any, should the existence and availability of an ethics code or policy play in helping executives and management to support and strengthen ethical behavior and resolve ethical issues?

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    Business leaders can encourage their companies to act ethically via various ways. First of all, leaders should themselves set up an example in front of their employees. If leaders will demonstrate ethical behavior, followers will automatically be motivated to act ethically and adhere to ethical principles and code of conduct. Leaders should make it explicit via their actions and words that ethics is an important part of organization's strategy and should make followers realize that ethical misconduct would harm the reputation and growth ...

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    This solution discusses how business leaders can encourage their companies to act ethically.