|BS (BBA) – III|
|Course Title : LEADERSHIP AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Course Number : BA (BS) – 441
Credit Hours: 03
Upon completion of this course students will:
• Understand and articulate foundational leadership concepts related to individual and group dynamics.
• Gain knowledge and demonstrate the ability to work effectively individually and as team on educational and social projects.
• Develop clear communication skills
• Increase self-awareness through the exploration of values, beliefs, culture, and identity..
• Understand the nature of coalitions, communities, and systems.
• Appreciate the relationship between ethics and leadership.
• Discover the complexities of leadership and the multi-disciplinary nature of leadership studies.
• Compare and contrast traditional and emergent paradigms of leadership.
• Apply critical thinking to leadership theories and practices.
• Understand gender and cultural influences on leadership.
• Assemble a personal profile of skills and characteristics for effective leadership.
• Integrate theoretical leadership perspectives through applied and researched writing assignments.
• Understand how ethics influences leadership behaviors.
• Value the significance of multiculturalism, diversity, and social responsibility in effective leadership
Introduction to Leadership1.1. Foundational Principles1.2. Rapidly Changing Times1.3. Understanding and Examining the Paradigms1.4. The Search for a New Conceptualization of Followers1.4.1. Followership1.4.2. What New Term for Followers?1.5. Purposes of Leadership1.6. Civic Engagement and Civic Responsibility1.7. Making a Difference Leadership Viewed from Different Frames
1.8. Leadership Requires Openness to Learning1.9. Personal Responsibility for Learning and Experiential Learning1.10. Relational Leadership
The Changing Nature of Leadership2.1. Myths about Leadership2.2. Truths about Leadership2.3. Definitions of Leadership2.4. Metaphorical Definitions of Leadership2.5. Generations of Leadership Theories2.5.1. Great Man Approaches2.5.2. Trait Approaches2.5.3. Behavioral Approaches2.5.4. Situational Contingency Approaches2.5.5. Influence Theories2.5.6. Reciprocal Leadership Theories2.5.7. Transforming Leadership Theory2.5.8. Servant-Leadership Theory2.5.9. Followership Theory2.5.10. Emerging Leadership Paradigms
The Relational Leadership Model3.1. Relational Leadership3.2. Knowing-Being-Doing3.3. Relational Leadership Is Purposeful3.4. Working for Positive Change3.5. Relational Leadership Is Inclusive3.6. Relational Leadership Is Empowering3.7. Relational Leadership Is Ethical3.8. Relational Leadership Is About Process
Understanding Yourself4.1. Development of Self for Leadership4.2. Values, Beliefs, Ethics, and Character4.3. Personal Style Preferences
Understanding Others5.1. Individuality and Commonality5.2. Understanding Gender Diversity5.3. Understanding Cultural Diversity5.4. Understanding International Diversity5.5. Your Cultural Heritage5.6. Building Multicultural Appreciation5.7. Attitudes toward Differences5.8. Cultural Influences on Leadership Behavior5.9. Leadership and Communication5.10. Assertive Communication5.11. Relational Empathy
Leading with Integrity and Moral Purpose6.1. Creating and Sustaining an Ethical Organizational Environment6.2. Moral Purpose as an Act of Courage6.3. Assumptions about Ethical Leadership6.4. Transforming Leadership Theory6.5. Modeling a Moral Purpose6.6. Moral Talk6.7. Ethical Decision-Making Models6.8. Practical Applications6.9. Ethical Principles and Standards
Leading Teams7.1. Teams in Organizations7.2. Team Types and Characteristics7.3. Team Effectiveness7.4. The Team Leader’s Personal Role7.5. The leader’s New Challenge: Virtual and Global Teams7.6. Handling Team Conflict
Understanding Change8.1. Understanding Change8.2. Understanding Change from an Individual Perspective8.3. Facilitating Change
Strategies for Change9.1. Introduction9.2. Students as Change Leaders9.3. The Social Change Model of Leadership Development9.4. Comparison of the Relational Leadership Model and Social Change Model9.5. Building Coalitions for Community Action9.6. Service as Change-Making9.7. Identifying Critical Issues9.8. Joining with Others9.9. Navigating Environments
Developing a Leadership Identity10.1. Developing the Capacity for Leadership10.2. Personal Identities10.3. The Leadership Identity Development Study10.4. Developing a Leadership Identity10.5. Awareness10.6. Exploration/Engagement10.7. Leader Identified
The Mind, Body, and Soul of the Leader11.1. Self-Renewal11.2. Continuity and Transition
Exploring Leadership: for College Students who want to make a difference by Susan R.Komives, Nance Lucas and Timothy R. Mc Mahon.
Leadership an Experience by Richard L. Daft.
Leadership Theory and Practice by Peter G. Northouse.