Last week's definition: Leadership is the ability to gather people with different ability, background and culture to work together for a common goals.
This week's definition: Leadership is knowing yourself about what you want in the future and what roles you can be and to motivate others. In order to earn the respectful from others, Leaders should clearly define their ethical beliefs before make the decisions, and also build trust relationship with followers.
"Leaders need to not be influenced by outer-sources, and make the most ethical decisions they can."(Paul,&Elder). There are many reasons between ethic differences. It is important for leaders to understand ethics because it plays a part in the leadership theory.
Kidder, R. M. (2003). "Overview: The ethics of right vs. right." How Good People Make Tough Choices (pp. 13 - 29). New York: Simon & Schuster.
Paul, R., & Elder, L. (2006). "The Function of Ethics -- and Its Main Impediement." Understanding the Foundations of Ethical Reasoning (pp. 4 - 36). Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking.