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Please answer the following two questions to be used as a tutorial for my ethics class

1. If I am perceived to be an ethical leader, am I an ethical leader? Why or why not? What happens when perception and reality are not congruent?

2. How are ethics and leadership related? Can a toxic leader be an ethical leader? Why or why not?

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Please answer the following two questions to be used as a tutorial for my ethics class

1. If I am perceived to be an ethical leader, am I an ethical leader? Why or why not? What happens when perception and reality are not congruent?

1. If I am perceived to be an ethical leader, it does not necessarily mean that I am an ethical leader. Only if I know my core values and have the courage to live them in all parts of my life in service of the common good is can I be described as an ethical leader. For a leader to be ethical, he must be the same person at work, at home and at the community. I must be willing to live out my values when there is pressure to compromise or rationalize. If I am an ethical leader I must not only be perceived to be a good leader but also make ...

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The answer to this problem explains the need and requirements for ethical leadership. The references related to the answer are also included.

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