Larisa Vasileska – University „St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola, FTU – Ohrid, Kej Makedonija br.95, Republic of North Macedonia




5th International Scientific-Business Conference – LIMEN 2019 – Leadership, Innovation, Management and Economics: Integrated Politics of Research – CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, Graz, Austria, December 12, 2019, published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-26-4, ISSN 2683-6149, DOI:



One of the most difficult concepts to define and give universal definition certainly is the
concept of “leadership,” because it is applicable in every aspect of our life. The orthodox meaning of
leadership is “ for individual within a group to lead and others to follow.” However, here it addresses
the dilemma of where, exactly the quality of the “leader” or the “leadership” resides. Is it morality
important for leadership? What about the concept of “ethical consciousness” of a leader? Almost every
politician we hear today regularly extols the rule of law. However, what does the rule of law actually
mean? We need leaders who better understand the rule of law. This paper will try to find answers
to very thorny question: If we define leadership as value-based virtue, which values matter most? In
addition, how do we deal with the most sensitive decisions made by governments, which are currently
incompatible with the definitions of the rule of law and international law.



Political leadership, Idealistic leadership, Morality, Ethics, Rule of law.




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