Larisa Vasileska – University St. Kliment Ohridski – Bitola, North Macedonia



Keywords:                       Leadership;
Moral norms;
Rule of law;
Codes of conduct


Abstract: The study of what is ethically good and bad, as well as what is morally correct and wrong, is known as ethics, also known as moral philoso­phy. A moral value system or theory is commonly used to refer to any system or theory of moral values or principles. Individuals who lead ethically act in accordance with a set of principles and values that the majority recognizes as a sound foundation for the common good. Integrity, respect, trust, fair­ness, transparency, and honesty are among them.

Integrity is a crucial determinant of trust and a crucial concept for an under­standing of governance. Ethics and state leadership policies should be fo­cused on eliminating corruption and establishing strong ethical standards, which will serve to strengthen the credibility and legitimacy of people par­ticipating in state decision-making while also protecting the public interest.

This paper will analyze the role of personal ethics in leadership and how eth­ics helps people become more effective leaders. Understanding ethics, in­tegrity, and motivation in order to act as a role model and build a plan of action for state leadership will be discussed, as well as the value of excellent leadership.

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Vasileska, L. (2022). Relationship between Ethics, Rule of Law and State Leadership. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 8. Conference Proceedings (pp. 227-233). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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