Sep 23, 2021
MGT 395 - Leadership in Business Organizations
Examination of theories and practices of leadership in business organizations. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Spring).
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Read and respond in both oral and written form to literary works on Leadership from various cultures.Examine leadership from a historical perspective, tracing the changes in leadership thought and using it to help synthesize ideas in current leadership theory.
- Examine leadership from a historical perspective, tracing the changes in leadership thought and using it to help synthesize ideas in current leadership theory.
- Compare and contrast alternative ways of understanding, describing, and interpreting the leadership experience from both the leader’s and follower’s perspective, including the role of inequity and power differences on these relationships
- Identify their own linguistic, conceptual, and normative presuppositions regarding leaders, leadership, and followership, including assumptions regarding social justice, equity, power differences, and trust.
- Analyze a variety of factors that shape one’s experience as a leader including the role of language, philosophy, history, and culture.
- Recognize and evaluate the impacts of leadership on one’s personal, social, professional, and economic well-being, and how these impacts connects to social justice.
- Examine how gender has been treated by various leadership theories and its implications for social justice.
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