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Corporate governance and ethical leadership

Corporate governance and ethical leadership have grown in popularity in the discourse of strategy.

Corporate governance and ethical leadership have grown in popularity in the discourse of strategy. Corporate governance is about leadership and is the processes and decision-making approval process that governs the way in which firms function.

Governance is focused on efficiency, probity, responsibility, transparency, and accountability with effective and ethical leaders a part of a governance system.

Suggested to possess these traits, leaders are expected to make ethical decisions and do so in a manner aligned with the mission, vision, and values of the firm. The leader’s beliefs, values, visions and actions are suggested to generate the tone of a firm and the standard of governance in corporations and influence ethical choice of the strategies by the firm.

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