Designing and Verifying Ethical Leadership Model in Organization

Document Type: Research Paper


1 Department of Management and Accounting,Farabi Branch, University of Tehran, Qom, Iran

2 Department of Economics, Management and Business, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

3 Ph.D. Student of Public Administration,Aras International Branch, University of Tehran, Aras, Iran


Today, in analyzing public organization, it is necessary to address ethics and ethical values and organizational leaders should be unconditionally committed to accepted ethical principles in order to convince their staff to achieve a joint goal. Present paper aims at designing and clarifying ethical leadership model in Eastern Azerbaijan IRIB. This study is conducted by a mixed technique. Research quality section sampling is conducted by snowball and interview techniques by which 10 persons were selected for interview form senior managers of Eastern Azerbaijan IRIB managers or management instructors. In research quantity section, of 320 personnel at Eastern Azerbaijan IRIB, 230 ones were selected by using Cochran formulation and random sampling method. Research qualitative data was analyzed by Theme Analysis Technique and qualitative data by Smart PLS software package. In quantitative section, content validity and reliability is confirmed by computing Cronbach’s alpha ratio. In qualitative section, validity is confirmed by external auditing strategy and reliability is confirmed by two encoders. Research results led to the identification of 54 ethical leadership features in two dimensions and five components; the dimensions include personal and contextual ones while components are personality, behavioral, spiritual, managerial and social.