Chapter 3 in Essential Techniques for Healthcare Managers addresses the key concepts of leadership ethics including excellence in patient care, respect for employees, corporate citizenship, and the appropriate use of resources. Discuss the importance of a leader holding all employees accountable for each of these concepts within a department and how these concepts work together to create a positive, ethical organizational culture.
A leader has a great responsibility and of great importance in an organization and to the employees, as well. A leader is accountable for everything he does in the organization, and his performances reflect in the workplace and seen by every employee that would create ethical organizational culture positively. The ethical principles represents how important a leader is, and towards the practice. If a leader demonstrates good ethics in the workplace, all the concepts are useful in the organization. The principles of the organizational ethics, a leader provides care with compassion, treat everybody with respect, obey the law implemented for equality, and utilize resources properly.
Every concept is important, and leaders are responsible in the application of the concepts. First, respect is the top characteristic a leader should have because part of the respect to others is through honesty; it is the duty of a leader to provide accurate and true information. In addition, an honest and complete information is one way of taking care the privacy of a certain person especially patients and colleagues. The quality of trust leads to the quality of steadfastness, and be able to perform well in the assigned tasks. It is the duty of a leader to do no harm to the organization and the employees. A leader has the commitment to protect anybody from danger or harm inflected by other people with negative ideals in the organization. Leaders provide and promote peace in any ways they could for the benefit of those members who belonged in the organization.
Leaders assure the organization and the employees that a person, treated as he or she deserves. The excellence of care promotes competence, trust, and interest. Its competence develops the ability of a person in terms of decision-making and respected by others. Though health organization at times stressful in the workplace, still leaders never lose hope to maintain its standards and participate in the activities performed for some advantages.