Transformational leadership and moral reasoning.

@article{Turner2002TransformationalLA,
  title={Transformational leadership and moral reasoning.},
  author={Nick Turner and Julian Barling and Olga Epitropaki and Vicky Butcher and Caroline M. Milner},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={304-11}
}
Terms such as moral and ethical leadership are used widely in theory, yet little systematic research has related a sociomoral dimension to leadership in organizations. This study investigated whether managers' moral reasoning (n = 132) was associated with the transformational and transactional leadership behaviors they exhibited as perceived by their subordinates (n = 407). Managers completed the Defining Issues Test (J. R. Rest, 1990), whereas their subordinates completed the Multifactor… CONTINUE READING

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