ILA Podcast

Transformational Leadership and Ethical Considerations

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with Ronald E. Riggio

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As a prolific author on leadership – Ron talks about his longitudinal study and his work with transformational leadership and ethical considerations of a leader. During a time where we need leaders to transform their organizations while behaving ethically, this interview offers must know content. 1. What is a transformational leader? As we consider the definition today – is transformational leadership what we thought years ago? 2. How do we define organizational ethics and leadership ethics? 3. What is the interplay between transformational leadership and ethical leadership? Ron shares critical information for leaders, scholars and educators to understand.

About the Guest

headshot of LIfetime Achievement Award Winner Ron Riggio

Ronald E. Riggio is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology at Claremont McKenna College. He is the author of more than a dozen books and more than 100 research articles and book chapters in the areas of leadership, organizational psychology, and social psychology. Ron is the former Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College. He has served on the board of numerous journals and writes the Cutting-Edge Leadership blog at Psychology Today. At the 2020 International Leadership Association’s annual conference, Ron was one of two people awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Host Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf brings 30 years of experience and success in the fields of leadership, innovation, and technology. A regular contributor to, Metcalf has authored an award-winning book series on leadership and is the Founder & CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute. She is the host of an Innovating Leadership, a weekly international podcast that hit the airways in July 2015. As an ILA Fellow, Maureen partners with the International Leadership Associate on a series of global leadership podcasts within the show.