Charismatic Leadership, Ethics and Effectiveness in Political Science

  • Zakir Gül
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)


In this study, the researcher will discuss charismatic leadership in terms of both ethical behavior and leadership effectiveness in political science and public policy. Charismatic leadership is preferred due to the fact that charismatic leaders show up in complex situations and crisis, or in chaotic political environments. Such a leader’s position may have its own pros and cons. Ethics and effectiveness are two major values that need to be used carefully by the charismatic leader. Ethics is also related to the culture of a nation. This study is a review and synthesis of the literature.


Ethical Behavior Ethical Decision Unethical Behavior Transformational Leadership Situational Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Security SciencesTurkish National Police AcademyAnkaraTurkey

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