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leadership is often defined as the ability to influence people. An effective ethical leader guides an organization
and its employees to accomplish organizational goals. In the same vein, an unethical leader can guide an
organization and its employees to act unethically, harming both the organization and the stakeholders. Being a
leader is an exploration, a reflection, and a test of your leadership values. Seeking understanding of how you
resolve ethical dilemmas, taking inventory of where an ethical weakness may lie, and examining the traits of an
ethical leader helps you define, shape, and apply an ethical decision-making framework, while also taking into
consideration all stakeholders who may be impacted by your decisions.
For this task, you will respond to an ethical situation as well as analyze the results of the Ethical Lens Inventory
(ELI), including your top five values from the Clarifying Your Values exercise, both of which should be
completed in the course of study. This task focuses on you as a leader by helping you to define, refine, and test
You are a sales representative for a medical device company that manufactures artificial joints. Your company
has developed an artificial knee joint that is less expensive than the competition and will dramatically reduce
healing time for patients. However, it is also known to produce a serious and potentially lethal infection in a
small percentage of patients. The company refuses to disclose this potential side effect.
siness organizations can achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by integrating total quality management and business process reengineering. TQM seeks continuous improvements in product/service quality over time, while BPR takes advantage of information and telecommunication technology to achieve dramatic changes in organizational processes that facilitate performance improvements. While the two management approaches both seek to enhance performance and quality, they are often perceived as complete opposites because of their dissimilar pace, time requirements and change initiatives” (Lee and Asllani 409). Lee and Asllani however, argue that the two philosophies and approach to management control the course of the business “have many similarities and can be combined to form the ‘endless quality improvement’ management approach” (Lee and Asllani 409). Similarities between reengineering and TQM out number differences, both; are initiated by senior management, focus on enhanced quality, seek the contribution of all employees, are team oriented, allows the blurring of pre-existing departmental boundaries, and both requires full management commitment. However there are some differences between these concepts. “Quality programs work within the frame work of a company’s existing processes and seek to enhance them by means of what the Japanese cal Kaizen, or continuous incremental improvement” (Hammer and Champy 52). The idea here is to do what you already do, however only do it better. With QTM the process is never truly completed, whereas with BPR the process can be quickly called completed. Also with QTM the process is evolutionary and utilizes a democratic management style, however with BPR more measurable results>GET ANSWER