This course prepares students to apply leadership principles to the roles they play as managers. Students will discover more about themselves and learn more about the connection between the individual and the organization. Other topics include organizational culture, structure, group behavior, motivation, power, politics, organizational change, and workplace conflict.
Evaluate how managers develop and maximize power and politics.
Analyze the effects of culture within an organization.
Assess how organizational size and structure influence control.
Initiating and Leading Change
Recommend strategies to implement change.
Identify properties of innovative organizations and factors for successful change.
Leadership Theories and Styles
Evaluate the effectiveness of substitutes for leadership.
Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of established leadership styles.
Compare and contrast leadership theories.
Describe effective collaboration and conflict management within groups and teams.
Evaluate the challenges of communicating in groups and teams.
Differentiate between groups and teams.
Create a plan to increase employee motivation, satisfaction, and performance.
Explain ways personality and values influence behaviors.
Evaluate how attitudes and emotions influence behaviors.
Explain how organizational behavior theories shape management purpose, positions, and essential skills.
Compare and contrast management and leadership.
Summarize the impact of structure on an organization.
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