The Mind is Willing, but the Situation Constrains: Why and When Leader Conscientiousness Relates to Ethical Leadership

@article{Babalola2019TheMI,
  title={The Mind is Willing, but the Situation Constrains: Why and When Leader Conscientiousness Relates to Ethical Leadership},
  author={Mayowa Tosin Babalola and Michelle C. Bligh and Babatunde Ogunfowora and Liang Guo and Omale A. Garba},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  year={2019},
  volume={155},
  pages={75-89}
}
While previous research has established that employees who have a more conscientious leader are more likely to perceive that their leader is ethical, the underlying mechanisms and boundary conditions of this linkage remain unknown. In order to better understand the relationship between leader conscientiousness and ethical leadership, we examine the potential mediating role of leader moral reflectiveness, as well as the potential moderating role of decision-making autonomy. Drawing from social… CONTINUE READING

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