Ethics Bill Gates Founded Microsoft, Term Paper

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He sets the vision and tone for many billionaires, and it is this vision and tone that helps Bill Gates to make a far greater contribution to the world than his corporate endeavors would ever allow.

Bill Gates has donated billions to charity, and in this he is showing ethical leadership. His approach to leadership emphasizes the ability of a fortunate few to deliver the greatest good for the greatest number. Gates has long been a proponent, for example, of using his wealth to help those less fortunate. More importantly, his approach has encouraged other leaders to rethink their own strategies with respect to charitable giving,

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