Ethics and Ethical Leadership in Literature


  • M. P. Birla Institute of Management, Bengaluru, karnataka, India
  • M. P. Birla Institute of Management, Bengaluru, karnataka, 560 001, India


The law of the land describes and prescribes the code and role of ethics in any civilised society. Conversely the life and times of the society in turn is reflected in the literature, folklore, drama and other forms of expression. The issues of ethics and ethical leadership exist probably in every society on this planet. This paper is a humble attempt made to cull out only a few representative reflections of the past to get a feel of the society in respect of ethics, ethical practices and leadership of some of the societies to get a feel of the practices.

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