Even though Leadership can be corrupted and lack integrity, it is still the general consensus that without integrity there no successful leadership.
Does Integrity Affect Leadership?
The success and prosperity of a country depends on effective leadership. Peter Drucker says: “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.” Victorious leadership means leadership with integrity; probably not as perfect Machiavellian Prince.
Looking on leadership in the eyes of the Machiavellian Prince one would conclude that leadership and integrity are synonymous. However, the mythical view of Niccolo Machiavelli cannot be attained, its an illusion of what a ...