ORG 5100: Leadership Theory and Practice


During this course, students will gain a thorough understanding of individual, group, and organizational behavior. The overall goal is to expose learners to theories, strategies, and tactics that increase organizational performance and impact today’s leadership practices. Major emphasis will be given to job attributes, motivation, group processes, and leadership.


  1. Evaluate leadership roles and strengths.
  2. Analyze the theories and perspectives that encompass the concept of leadership.
  3. Evaluate leadership behavior and motivation as it may be applied to contingency leadership theories.
  4. Analyze how leaders influence by leveraging power and politics, networking, or negotiating.
  5. Analyze how use of self and action research is applied to leadership.
  6. Demonstrate how the leadership skills of diagnosing, communicating, and adapting are used in leadership.
  7. Evaluate strategies for achieving mutual influence within the leader-follower relationship.
  8. Compare and contrast leadership approaches used to lead organizational learning and change.
  9. Evaluate the impact of organization culture on the organization’s capacity for change and innovation.




Organizational behavior (Rev: 18th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2019)
Author: Robbins, S. P., & Judge T. A.
ISBN: 9780134729664
Price: (No information available)

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