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