Ethical Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

  • Joan Marques
  • Satinder Dhiman
  • Jerry Biberman


This chapter will reflect on two themes that have increased in popularity in the past few decades: ethical behavior at work—particularly important when reviewed in light of the corporate scandals of recent years—and emotional intelligence—a growing area of interest in a world of work where there is increased diversity, cultural blend, accelerating ambiguity, and augmenting awareness among workforce members. First, the topic of ethics will be discussed, with specif ic focus on leadership ethics and organizational ethics. Subsequently, emotional intelligence will be reviewed, with some comments on emotional and intellectual intelligence. In the final part of the chapter, the interplay between ethics and emotional intelligence will be discussed.


Corporate Social Responsibility Business Ethic Ethical Behavior Ethical Decision Unethical Behavior 
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  • Satinder Dhiman
  • Jerry Biberman

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