Leadership Models And Organizational Culture

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Leadership Models & Organizational Culture Cornelius Cash Grand Canyon University LDR804-Leading across Cultures September 7, 2016 Ethical Leadership Models Leaders that demonstrate a commitment to behaving in an ethical manner are viewed as trustworthy and subordinates gravitate toward them. Ethical leaders have a foundational belief in honesty and trustworthiness and disseminating these principles throughout the organization. This paper will present ethical leadership models as tools for merging diverse cultures into the existing organizational culture. An overview of which leadership models, styles, and traits are most commonly accepted as ethical across the greatest array of social cultures will be discussed. The paper will culminate with a selection of a particular leadership model as a tool for shaping organizational culture and the rationale for selecting that model. Authentic leadership Leaders who demonstrate authenticity when leading multinational organizations are called authentic leaders (Johansson, Miller & Hamrin, 2014). Their central premise is to build relationships with subordinates of diverse cultures. Valuing subordinate input and building trust on ethical principles is the foundation upon which the organization is built. Authentic leadership promotes tolerance and objectivity in building trust and transparency that bridge the levels of management. Subordinates are allowed to take ownership of their work assignments with enthusiasm knowing
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