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Ethical Decisions and Leadership

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[Technical Report, Research Paper]

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United States Army Sergeants Major Academy

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The purpose of this paper is to point out the ethical decisions that face leaders on a daily basis in the Army. The topic of this paper is the importance of the noncommissioned officer being the ethical standard bearer of the unit. Specifically, I will focus on the job as a leader and how ethics plays a very significant role in the development of young soldiers and future leaders in the Army. I will include how ethics plays an important role in counseling. The importance of ethics in the enforcement of unit policies and Army regulations, to include policy letters and published unit standards. This paper explains the ethical responsibility the leader has to train and mentor subordinates.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Administration and Management

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[A, Approved For Public Release]