May 24, 2024  
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LEAD 201 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior


A substantial portion of the variation in organizational (and subordinate) outcomes can be attributed to leadership. This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of leadership as a phenomenon and its impact on the organizational behavior of individuals. Major theories of leadership will be examined and leadership will be integrated to various internal and external organizational factors. Students will learn to think critically about the leadership phenomenon and about the boundary conditions of leadership theories. Theories of leadership (e.g., trait, behavioral, contingency, and neo-charismatic transformational approaches). Various topics will be linked to leadership including: gender, power, ethics, job design and motivation, personality, national culture, and leader development. Prerequisite: LEAD 101 . (3)



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