Ethical dimensions of leadership in the context of the Russian-Ukrainian war




leadership, Russian-Ukrainian war, ethical dimensions, decision-making, responsibility.


The purpose of the article is to study the ethical dimensions of leadership in the context of the Russian-Ukrainian war, to analyse the impact of value orientations on decision-making strategies. The methodology of this study is qualitative, which means the use of a qualitative approach based on the analysis of scientific literature and expert opinions. The application of this approach contributed to obtaining a general idea of the peculiarities of the implementation of ethical concepts and leadership based on the content analysis of scientific literature. The findings indicate that in the context of the Russian-Ukrainian war, ethical aspects of leadership manifest themselves as determining factors in the formation of decision-making strategies in organisations and management structures. The analysis of the influence of value orientations on these strategies shows that leaders who are focused on humanitarian values define strategies that are committed to caring for their subordinates. Their decisions reflect national values and patriotism. In the context of the Russian-Ukrainian war, it becomes obvious that ethical aspects of leadership determine decision-making strategies based on value orientations.


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Author Biographies

Liudmyla Krymets, The National Defence University of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science in Philosophy, Senior Researcher, Associated Professor, Department of Social Sciences, The National Defence University of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Natalia Logvinenko, Military Institute of Telecommunications and Informatization Heroes of Kruty, Kyiv, Ukraine.

PhD in Pedagogy, Senior Researcher, Associate Professor of the Department of Military Humanities, Military Institute of Telecommunications and Informatization Heroes of Kruty, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Oleh Nedvyha, The National Defence University of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

PhD in Psychology Deputy Head of the Department of Social Sciences, The National Defence University of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Ihor Pidopryhora, The National Defence University of Ukraine.

PhD (support of troops (forces)), Associate Professor of the Department of Military History of Ukraine, The National Defence University of Ukraine.

Vitalii Chornyi, Military Institute of Telecommunication and Information Technologies named after the Heroes of Kruty, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Professor Department of Military and Humanitarian Disciplines, Military Institute of Telecommunication and Information Technologies named after the Heroes of Kruty, Kyiv, Ukraine.


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How to Cite

Krymets, L., Logvinenko, N., Nedvyha, O., Pidopryhora, I., & Chornyi, V. (2024). Ethical dimensions of leadership in the context of the Russian-Ukrainian war. Amazonia Investiga, 13(75), 248–261.