BUS 3651


Presents the importance of leadership in conjunction with various leadership traits, styles, and qualities. Enhances the importance of having a vision, the motivation to lead, social motives in the workplace, levels of morality and values, and the significance of empowerment for effective leadership. Topics include situational leadership, organizational climate, moral dilemmas, personal integrity, servant leadership, participative management, human relations, high-performance teams, diversity, cultural and interpersonal differences, workplace stress, performance management, and organizational change.


  1. Analyze the significance regarding the concept of leadership and different types of leaders.
  2. Examine the variables that determine effective leadership and methodologies used to measure it.
  3. Evaluate different styles of leadership such as directive, participative, or free rein.
  4. Distinguish between the importance of vision, the motive to lead, and organizational climate.
  5. Apply techniques for demonstrating the role of ethics and values in guiding organizational behavior.
  6. Examine the participative, charismatic, and transformational styles of leadership.
  7. Analyze organizational change and methods used to appropriately manage groups and teams.
  8. Evaluate methods used to decrease workplace stress and burnout.




Leadership: Enhancing the lessons of experience (Rev: 8)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2015)
Author: Hughes, R. L., Ginnett, R. C., & Curphy, G. J.
ISBN: 978-0-07-786240-4
Price: $178.09

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