Ronald Reagan Ethical Leader Analysis

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According to (“Ronald Reagan,” n.d.), President Reagan made the following statement during his 20 January 1981 inaugural address, “To a few of us here today this is a solemn and most momentous occasion, and yet in the history of our nation it is a commonplace occurrence.” President Reagan, proved to be a visionary leader through his decisiveness, knowledge, wisdom and persistence, while remaining humble and good-natured (“Ronald Reagan,” n.d.). Furthermore, did you know President Reagan use to be a Democrat? According to Politifact (Rosenberg, 2010), When asked why he left the Democratic Party he stated, "I didn 't leave the Democratic Party, the party left me.” This shows President Reagan was an ethical leader who stood by his individual choices and did not care about what others thought of him. President Reagan was a visionary and ethical leader through using the assessment and transforming steps, under barrier analysis and Inspiration Motivation to change our national defense and his personal Ethical Leadership values and Intellectual Courage; you will also learn about as my personal relevance to his traits (BCEE, 2014b, p. 9), (BCEE, 2014c, p. …show more content…
14), (BCEE, 2014b, p. 5). President Reagan personal Ethical Leadership values were first seen when he addressed the nation from the Oval Office in 1987 (Bell, 2013). He took full responsibility for the Iran Arms and Contra Aid controversy, even though he had not authorized the unpopular action (Bell, 2013). His poise and willingness to take the blame caused his followers to strengthen their faith in his honest resolve (Bell, 2013). Furthermore, he also showed Intellectual Courage throughout his presidency (BCEE, 2014b, p.

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