Ethical Leadership*

Please rate your leader on the following questions, using the rating scale provided.

  Strongly Disagree Somewhat Disagree Neither Agree nor Disagree Somewhat Agree Strongly Agree
My Leader...
Listens to what employees have to say
Disciplines employees who violate ethical standards
Conducts his/her personal life in an ethical manner
Has the best interests of employees in mind
Makes fair and balanced decisions
Can be trusted
Discusses business ethics or values with employees
Sets an example of how to do things the right way in terms of ethics
Defines success not just by results but also the way that they are obtained
When making decisions, asks "what is the right thing to do?"

*Source:

Ethical Leadership Scale
Brown, M. E., Treviño, L. K., & Harrison, D. A. (2005). Ethical leadership: A social learning perspective for construct development and testing. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 97, 117–134.