Leadership in Theory and Practice (GOVT6313)

UNIT OF STUDY

'The leader points the way.' Eleanor Roosevelt. Leadership is a story that resolves these questions: What is a leader? What kinds of leaders are there? Is democratic leadership different from other kinds? Is leadership in a local community similar to that in national politics or international politics? Are leaders made or born? Is leadership generic? Is it the same in Europe and Asia? What is the difference between a leader and a manager? This unit reviews and evaluates theories of leadership. Participants' experiences and perceptions of leadership are an important part of the unit.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

500wd leader profile (10%) and 2500wd leader study (40%) and 2000wd reflective journal (35%) and seminar participation (15%)

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No

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