To be an effective leader, a public official must maintain the highest ethical and moral standards.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.
How an effective leader should be? Some people may considerer that it is enough that public officials maintain the highest ethical and moral standars. So, we are just talking about learders in the public function, that is to say, poticians. For this reason, I believe that is not enough for a public official to be an effective leader just maintaing an excelent behaviour in ethical and moral issues. Consequently, I disagree with the statement.
To begin, if we are talking about politicians, there are a lot features that they should have in order to be effective leaders. Although that is important to maintain the highest ethical and moral standars, this could not be sufficient. We must define what we understand for an effective leader in the public domain and this is deeply related with the functions of the State. Since my point of view, the State must be reduced to a minimun in order to increase people freedom. Therefore, any actions that politicians do against this idea should be considerer as an ineffective policy. For instance, if the government increase taxes to paid public health, the citizens will reduce their income because they will have to pay for them. At a first sight, this policy can be see as an ethical one. However, this is not fair because the State has used the coercion to steal citizens' money, which it does not have anything moral at all.
In addition, it is necesary to define what the moral standards are. But, more important, who defines that. For instances, if it good to punish the successful business man increasing taxes over rents, the government is falling in a trap of being inmoral. This policy will disminish investment, creating a decrease in jobs and in the economy.
On the other hand, it is good for a society to establish clearly which the ethical and moral standards are. If a referendum declares which this standars are into a democratic enviroment, then the people will be beneficied by the policy. However, as I have said before, this is not enough to have an effective leader. The population must determine which things they expect of their leards. With this, they can judge if the government has done the things accordly to the standars that people have agreed.
To conclude, it is not enough to maintain the highest ethical and moral standards for a leader to be an effective one. These standars must be define first and other issues have to be taken into account to evaluate in the best possible way the policies that make an effective leader.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, consequently, first, however, if, may, so, then, therefore, for instance, in addition, talking about, on the other hand, that is to say
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 29.0 19.5258426966 149% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 15.0 12.4196629213 121% => OK
Conjunction : 8.0 14.8657303371 54% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 15.0 11.3162921348 133% => OK
Pronoun: 42.0 33.0505617978 127% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 49.0 58.6224719101 84% => OK
Nominalization: 10.0 12.9106741573 77% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2086.0 2235.4752809 93% => OK
No of words: 432.0 442.535393258 98% => OK
Chars per words: 4.8287037037 5.05705443957 95% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.55901411391 4.55969084622 100% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.58970987221 2.79657885939 93% => OK
Unique words: 195.0 215.323595506 91% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.451388888889 0.4932671777 92% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 659.7 704.065955056 94% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 15.0 6.24550561798 240% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 4.0 4.99550561798 80% => OK
Subordination: 7.0 3.10617977528 225% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.77640449438 0% => OK
Preposition: 7.0 4.38483146067 160% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 24.0 20.2370786517 119% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 23.0359550562 78% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 36.7199423565 60.3974514979 61% => OK
Chars per sentence: 86.9166666667 118.986275619 73% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.0 23.4991977007 77% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.83333333333 5.21951772744 112% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 7.80617977528 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 17.0 10.2758426966 165% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 5.13820224719 58% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.83258426966 83% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.286760180137 0.243740707755 118% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0935041404733 0.0831039109588 113% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0714884349786 0.0758088955206 94% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.182235066122 0.150359130593 121% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.089083580681 0.0667264976115 134% => OK
automated_readability_index: 10.3 14.1392134831 73% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 61.67 48.8420337079 126% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.92365168539 39% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.1 12.1743820225 75% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.44 12.1639044944 86% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.6 8.38706741573 91% => OK
difficult_words: 84.0 100.480337079 84% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 6.5 11.8971910112 55% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 9.2 11.2143820225 82% => OK
text_standard: 10.0 11.7820224719 85% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 58.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.5 Out of 6
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.