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Take a Leaf Out of Someone’s Book 1100 Words You Need Week 34 Day 1

Take a Leaf Out of Someone’s Book 1100 Words You Need Week 34 Day 1

Take a Leaf Out of Someone’s Book 1100 Words You Need Week 34 Day 1

to copy and imitate someone, emulate, follow the example, mimic, impersonate, pretend to be, duplicate, replicate, try to be like

Clearly, modeling by leaders can influence followers to be ethical or unethical. Leaders who engage in unethical behaviors create a context supporting parallel deviance (Kemper, 1966), meaning that employees observe and are likely to take a leaf out of their books and imitate the inappropriate conduct. If leaders are observed “cooking the books,” enriching themselves at the expense of others, or lying to customers or suppliers, followers learn that such behavior is expected. If leaders are rewarded for unethical conduct, the lesson for followers becomes particularly strong.

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