lco372 | undergraduate

Leadership Communication Ethics

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This course will focus on the ethical challenges and responsibilities of being a competent leader and communicator in a diverse and changing world. Students will learn to apply ethical and moral leadership theory and reasoning to a variety of organizational communication processes and contexts.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Ethics, Diversity, and Crisis

    • Identify values and cultural differences in relation to ethical challenges in leadership.
    • Define ethical crisis and the role of management.
    • Explain the importance of transparency and responsibility in ethical crisis.
    • Evaluate the role of diversity in ethical leadership.

    Identifying Obstacles to Ethical Leadership

    • Define leaders and followers.
    • Summarize the concept of ethical leadership.
    • Identify the role of power, privilege, and information in leadership.
    • Analyze motivation, expertise, and decision making in leaders.

    Characteristics of an Ethical Leader

    • Identify positive characteristics of a leader.
    • Assess character building as a lifelong leadership exercise.
    • Evaluate various misuses of leadership including exclusion, deception, and bureaucracy and identify how to create an ethical organizational environment.

    Ethical Perspectives and Decision Making in Leadership

    • Identify ethical perspectives in leadership.
    • Discuss benefits and challenges of applied ethical perspectives in an organization.
    • Assess approaches to ethical decision making.

    Leadership Theories and Ethical Contexts

    • Describe key leadership theories.
    • Identify best practices and challenges in applied leadership theory.
    • Explain ethical interaction, emotional intelligence, and productive conflict.
    • Identify and assess characteristics of an ethical organizational environment.
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