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There can be no good governance without moral leadership. Comment.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration.

6. There can be no good governance without moral leadership. Comment. (150 words)

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the relationship between moral leadership and good governance.

Directive word:

Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Begin by describing moral leadership.

Body:

Bring out the relationship between moral leadership and good governance. In governance, a leader grapples with not only the legal aspects of the matter, but also with ensuring that moral interpretations yield equitable results. Substantiate with recent examples from the happenings as well as historical examples.

Suggest ways how leadership can align itself to moral values.

Conclusion:

Conclude by stressing on need for moral leadership in the present times.