Linking Ethical leadership with organizational deviance and CSR: Empirical review

Sonaina Saif Gill, Shahbaz Haider, Sania Noreen


This paper aims at empirically defining ethical leadership. Now a days, ethics considered to be of immense importance. Ethical leadership helps to retain employees, drive them toward positivity, encourages employees to be devoted for their organization. Moreover ethical leadership inspires followers to work as a whole, not to exploit others and work for the betterment of themselves as well as for the organization and society. The review examines the following outcomes: organizational deviance and corporate social responsibility. On the basis of literature it is concluded that ethical leadership is negatively related with organizational deviance. Ethical leadership demoralizes the deviance of employees and encourages them to work for the betterment of the society in form of corporate social responsibility. Thus this paper highlights the impact of ethical leadership on organizational deviance and corporate social responsibility.  


Ethical leadership; Ethics; Organizational Deviance; Corporate Social Responsibility

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