Ethics And Politics: What Determines Ethical Leadership Under Political Mentoring?

  • Rizwan Qaiser Danish IBA, University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Ashfaq Ahmed Hailey College of Commerce at University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Sadia Farooq Hailey College of Commerce at Unviersity of the Punjab, Lahore.
  • Waqas Baig Hailey College of Commerce at University of the Punjab, Lahore.
  • Hafiz Ahmed Ullah Hailey College of Commerce at University of the Punjab, Lahore.
Keywords: Ethical Leadership, Political Mentoring, Perceived Political Climate, Behavioral Integrity, Ethical Climate

Abstract

The study in hand investigates the impact of ethical climate, perceived political climate, and behavioral integrity on ethical leadership with the moderating role of political mentoring of employees at work. The population of the study comprised of employees working in different service sectors. For collecting data 450 employees were chosen and the response rate was 75%. SPSS and AMOS were used for analysis and running a model to see the impact of political mentoring on ethical leadership with the assistance of ethical climate, perceived political climate, and behavioral integrity. This study shows a significant relationship among all the variables. It also shows that if there is ethical leadership in the organization it will assist the employees to have their behavioral integrity in the organization that helps them to perceive good climate and follow the ethical standards in the organization. In this context, political mentors help employees to get further knowledge about the organizational norms and political climate. The finding of this study will assist them to perform better in the organization with the help of ethical leaders that enhance their productivity and performance in the organization. Limitations of the study have been discussed.

Published
2021-03-26
How to Cite
Danish, R. Q., Ashfaq Ahmed, Sadia Farooq, Waqas Baig, & Hafiz Ahmed Ullah. (2021). Ethics And Politics: What Determines Ethical Leadership Under Political Mentoring?. AJSS, 5(1), 1-14. Retrieved from http://ojs.lgu.edu.pk/index.php/ajss/article/view/1032
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