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Leader's Value System

Explain how a leader's value system can impact an organization (at least 200 words). Thank you.

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1. Explain how a leader's value system can impact an organization. (at least 200 word)

Values and ethics are central to any organization, and the leader's set of values that direct her or his behavior influences both the employees, the corporate climate and the organization as a whole.

Values are the embodiment of what an organization stands for, and should be the basis for the behavior of its members. However, what if members of the organization do not share and have not internalized the organization's values? Obviously, a disconnect between individual and organizational values will be dysfunctional. Additionally, an organization may publish one set of values, perhaps in an effort to push forward a positive image, while the values that really guide organizational behavior are very different. When there is a disconnect between stated and operating values, it may be difficult to determine what is "acceptable." (Strategic Leadership and Decision Making).

There are specific actions that leaders can take to build ethical climates in their organizations, which clearly illustrates the importance of the set of values that the leader is operating from. Thus, it is ...

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