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Power Corruption Cycle

You have been asked to teach ethics to a group of managers. In one part of this you will be discussing the "Power Corruption Cycle".

Give an example of power corruption or ethical lapses by an organization's leadership that you can use. summarize and explain how the organization's corrupted leader(s) fits in the "Power Corruption Cycle."

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Power corruption cycle can be defined as the Power with access to resources and no accountability. in such situations, Corruption occurs where power is abused for personal or exclusive and elitist groups gains or profits. Such situations lead to poor decision, coercion, low opinion of employees, ethical violations, more distance from employees and inflated view of self.
(source: http://www74.homepage.villanova.edu/debra.arvanites/Nahavandi%20Chap4.ppt.) ...

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You have been asked to teach ethics to a group of managers. In one part of this you will be discussing the "Power Corruption Cycle".

Give an example of power corruption or ethical lapses by an organization's leadership that you can use. summarize and explain how the organization's corrupted leader(s) fits in the "Power Corruption Cycle."

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