Academic Catalog 2020-21

BUS 4166 ADC: Leadership & Teams: Theory and Practice

Examine leadership and team theories applied to business to achieve shared organizational goals.  Consider the fundamentals of organizational change processes to effect innovative and continuous change for business success.  Key topics include: Management versus leadership practices; leadership traits, skills and behaviors across situations and cultures; roles of power and ethics in effective leadership behaviors; team development and follower theories/practices; creating and communicating a shared organizational vision;  aligning individuals and teams in planning and implementation; harnessing conflict, promoting collaboration and accountability, building trust and facilitating agreement for creative decision making.  Complete and reflect upon one’s leadership effectiveness assessment.


3.00 units