Enhancing the Efficiency of Management Development Programmes through Ethical Leadership

  • A. Suleman University of Johannesburg
  • Rossouw Dirk University of Johannesburg
  • M. Bounds University of Johannesburg
Keywords: students; academics; industry representatives; leadership; corruption; Business Development Programmes (MDP’s)


Ethics should be prominent in education as ultimately the graduates are often the future leaders of business. It has also been found that the ways in which ethics is taught must be considered carefully in order to enhance the impact thereof. This study sought to compare and analyse the efficacy and impact of ethical leadership education. This was done by a qualitative research and by interviewing various stakeholders involved in ethical education, such as students, academics and industry representatives. One recommendation is a renewed focus on ethical leadership content.


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