Apr 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog

MBAK 611 Leadership Challenges for Company Presidents and Senior Executives (4)


This course is designed to enhance senior leadership performance. The course begins with the effective executive workshop, in which a learning community is established. Drawing on established research and theory in behavioral science, the following topics are emphasized: personal presence and self-understanding, interpersonal competence, power and influence, team formation and facilitation competencies, and organizational cultural diagnosis. Students experience intrapersonal, interpersonal, and group dynamics. Leadership style as a determinant of culture, quality and productivity is addressed. Organization culture is investigated as it applies to the implementation of business strategy, making extrapolations regarding the efficacy of a culture to achieve the organization’s vision and mission.

Grading Basis: CR/NC/I