EDU812 Grand Canyon Institutional Governance and Ethical Leadership paper


Grand Canyon University

Question Description

Institutional governance must be ethical. This paper will look at how this ethical governance concept affects a leader, and how the institutional structure has an affect based on the relationship between the leader and the government entities involved: local, state, and federal.

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  • This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.


Write 1,250-1,500-word paper reviewing ethical governance and how leaders assure ethical procedures are in place within their institution. Include the following in your paper:

  1. Discussion of institutional governance.
  2. Discussion of a framework that leaders could implement that integrates ethics into the institutions decision-making processes.
  3. Ethical issues faced by leaders of higher education institutions.
  4. Impact of ethics on areas of governance, such as, athletics, recruiting, fundraising.
  5. Discussion of how ethics impact decisions due to legislation and laws from local, state, and federal bodies.

Final Answer



Institutional Governance and Ethical Leadership
Institution Affiliation




Leaders have a great task in ensuring that they are in a position of leading others by
adopting a qualitative approach when handling matters. They need to show leadership in
everything they advocate for by giving directions on the way forward. They also need to create
an environment whereby the objectives are met with utmost efficiency. They, therefore, have to
be good decision makers and enhance ethical leadership in their capacities. This paper will
reflect on ethical leadership in institutional governance.
Institutional Governance
A variety of entities are required for institutional governance. This would be defined as
tasks and responsibilities that authorities or individual leaders perform to ensure that an
institution runs efficiently. They have to make binding decisions, solve problems, and create
reinforcement and reproductive social norms in the institution (Griffiths, & Zammuto, 2005). An
institution can be formal or informal. It can be an established education institute, government or
public service institutions that relate directly to the needs of the society. Governance in these
institutions requires collaborative efforts from the people in the administration who form
governing boards. They can be selected by the people who get their services, current board
members or by the governors. Their mandate is usually to enhance coherence, clarity, and
appropriate behavior in the institution. They also come up with governing policies, structures,
practices and principles that relate with the institution (Griffiths, & Zammuto, 2005). The
integral leadership of the key administrators is entitled to exert a purposeful presence that
encourages consultative forums. The vision of the institution has to be ...

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