BUS610 Week 4 Assignment: Business Ethics


The Ethics of Leadership. Robert Nardelli was heavily criticized for his leadership style and methods he used during his tenure as CEO of Home Depot. Using your readings for this week along with outside research, describe his style of leadership and take a position on whether you feel his actions rose to the level of being unethical.

Write a 3-4 page APA formatted paper, using a minimum of three references,

Clearly describe Robert Nardelli’s leadership style in terms of Leadership Theory, incorporating the following theories within your paper:

o Trait Theory

o Behavioral Theory

o Situational and Contingency Theories

State whether his actions were ethical or unethical.

Cite the text material and research that support your position.