10 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module will emphasise the importance of providing responsible leadership with a specific focus on ethics and strategy. It will provide an understanding of different approaches to leadership in organisations including transformational and transactional, authentic and follower-centred. This module will also emphasise the link between effective leadership and performance, paying particular attention to the importance of employee voice. Participants will explore their own leadership styles and will have an opportunity to develop their leadership skills through feedback, reflection, and practice. There will be opportunities for participants to reflect on their own leadership capacities and identify paths for developing new skills.

Restrictions on availability: This unit forms part of the Master in Business Administration run by the Management School.

Staff Contact: ALLEN STEPHEN D
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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