Catalogue 2012 - 2013

MAN 630 A Humanistic Approach to Leadership and Management


3 cr.


Graduate standing.

Course Description

This course is a study of fiction, biography, drama, and film as primary sources to arrive at a better understanding of how ethical and effective leadership and management occur. Key learning outcomes include: increased awareness of the value of literature and film in developing effective leadership and management practices; differences among successful-leadership styles; situational leadership; areas of strength and deficiency in personal leadership styles; humanistic principles in analyzing ethical conflicts in leadership and management situations; applying leadership/management skills such as initiative, planning, and assessment of calculated risk-taking; effective leadership in decision-making; and decision-making utilizing non-traditional learning sources in everyday leadership opportunities.