BUS 4060

Description

The study of high performance skills, innovation, management, and effective development of cross-cultural teams in relation to leadership. Analysis and discussion of leadership styles in both social and professional situations, the importance of making wise business decisions within a team-based environment, and overcoming unhealthy agreements. Examination of leaders' communication styles, leadership power, situational leadership, creativity and leadership, resolving conflict, teamwork, motivation, coaching skills, emotional intelligence, and the impact of leaders on organizational decision-making.

Objectives

  1. Summarize the determinants of high-performance teams.
  2. Construct a team member skills-motivation matrix.
  3. Examine the impact of shared leadership on team competencies.
  4. Determine the importance of teamwork in an organization.
  5. Describe teambuilding activities leaders can incorporate for better managing internal teams and inter-organizational alliances.
  6. Distinguish between the coaching and facilitating roles of a team leader.
  7. Identify problems-solving approaches to resolving conflict between and within teams.
  8. Predict major challenges teams will face in the future.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Team buidilng: Proven strategies for improving team performance (Rev: 5)

Publisher: Jossey-Bass (2013)
Author: Dyer, W. G., Dyer, W. G., & Dyer, J. H.
ISBN: 978-1-118-10513-9
Price: (No information available)

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