Examining Ethical Leadership and Its Impacts on the Followers’ Behavioral Outcomes

Hamed Khakssar Ghahroodi, Mohd Zulkifli bin Tan Sri Mohd Ghazali, Zahra Seyed Ghorban


Recently introduced and conceptualized ethical leadership was examined in one sector of hospitality industry in this study. Scholars believe that by becoming role models in terms of conducting ethical codes of conducts in behaviors and decision making-process, leaders are able to enhance and influence different outcomes in their respective organization. To empirically examining the productive influence of this particular leadership, employee’s behavioral outcomes were investigated. Using 117 data revealed that when leaders are considered to be role models in their respective organizations, their followers tend to be satisfied and committed, in which would result in diminishing their intention to leave the organizations.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/ass.v9n3p91

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