Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion
6. It is essential for leaders to maintain their ethical principles, as they serve as a guide for decision-making and help to establish trust and credibility with stakeholders. Analyse. (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 understand the various roles and responsibilities of a leader and the importance of ethics in their work domain
Analyse – When asked to analyse, you must examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
Begin by defining what is leadership along with few traits of a good leader.
Highlight the need for an ethical leader in the present context of rising scams and blind race against mere monetary gains of businesses. Give few examples highlighting cases of leadership with and without ethics and its impact on the organisation as well as the society.
Conclude by summarising the above points highlighting the need for ethical leadership