Discussion 3

1. (a) What role should spirituality play in shaping a leader’s ethical decisions and behavior? Defend your position. (b) Identify the possible dangers of workplace spirituality. (c) Which spiritual discipline would be most useful to you as a leader? Describe how you could use this practice to further your development as a leader.
2. (a) Describe “Machiavellian Leaders” and identify some of their key characteristics. (b) Machiavellian leadership often represents the opposite pole of ethical leadership. Imagine you were on a panel to defend Machiavellianism. Can you identify some positive aspects of this political philosophy/personality trait? Please explain.