The moral model of leadership described here is easily adopted and applied. To restore the belief that leaders should work for the betterment of society overall and do the right thing, something must be done to change the behavior of irresponsible individuals in leadership positions today. That is the only way to break the cycle of disillusionment with leadership at all levels of society.
Editor's note: Issues & Observations is a venue for CCL staff members and associates to express their personal views about leadership.
Cresencio Torres is a senior program associate with CCL in San Diego. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Oklahoma.