Ethics, Leadership, and Decision Making. Ethics or morality is one of the most important term in the cooperate world now. Sustainable business is getting more focus than other businesses nowadays. Companies which give more attention towards sustainment business practices are getting more focus among the consumers. Even a big company may lose customers if it practices unethical business strategies. Strategic leadership is necessary for companies to remain ethical and socially committed. Strategic leaders give more attention to corporate social responsibilities and boost the image of the company. This paper analyses the article “Strategic Leadership and Decision Making” through the dimensions of Ethics, Leadership, and Decision Making.
Values can be defined as those things that are important to or valued by someone. That someone can be an individual or, collectively, an organization. One place where values are important is in relation to vision. One of the imperatives for organizational vision is that it must be based on and consistent with the organizations core values. Integrity, professionalism, caring, teamwork, and stewardship were important enough to be included with the statement of the organizations vision (Leadership, Decisions Making: “Strategic Leadership and Decision Making”, p1).
It is difficult to define values or ethics in the corporate word in few words. In fact these are more complex terms because of the variety of dimensions attached to them. Values followed in one company may not be the same in other companies. For example, teamwork is encouraged in majority of the companies to reduce the stress levels of employees and to increase the efficiency and productivity of the employees. However, Apple Inc. is one company which still persists with individual work. They encourage teamwork only on unavoidable circumstances.