Among the situational approach, path-goal theory, and leader-member exchange the

Among the situational approach, path-goal theory, and leader-member exchange theory, which do you think lends itself to the most ethical leadership? Why? Explain your answer in terms of theories of moral conduct and moral character.
Other Preferred Works to Cite:
Chapter 5: “Situational Approach” from Northouse, Leadership. Describes the situational approach to leadership, including its application, strengths, and weaknesses.
Chapter 6: “Path-Goal Theory” from Northouse, Leadership. Describes path-goal theory, including its application, strengths, and weaknesses.
Chapter 7: “Leader-Member Exchange Theory” from Northouse, Leadership. Describes leader-member exchange theory, including its application, strengths, and weaknesses.
Article: “A comparison of leadership theories in an organizational environment,” by R. Cote. Cote compares the three theories of our module for their effectiveness: situational approach, path-goal theory, and leader-member exchange theory.
Article: “Leadership behavior in successful organizations: Universal or situation dependent?” by J. Larsson and S. Vinberg. The authors compare and contrast the situation approach to leadership with a universal approach.
Article: “Leader empathy, ethical leadership, and relation-oriented behaviors as antecedents of leader-member exchange quality” by R. Mahsud, G. Yukl, and G. Prussia. The authors discuss three elements of leadership, their joint relationship, and their relevance to leader-member exchange theory.