Global Leadership and Organization Culture

The course is designed for graduate business students. Course content will cover the theories of business leadership and the focus of this course will be on leadership from a variety of perspectives--organizational leadership in the external environment, as well as leadership at the top, middle and lower levels inside organizations. Students will focus on the theory and implementation of various business leadership tasks and responsibilities including working with other leaders in a multinational world, supervising workers with diverse backgrounds. These business skills will include establishing workplace goals, organizing work units for productivity, conducting interviews, giving feedback to subordinate employees, designing and implementing employee motivation programs, changing organization culture, the capacity to lead globally, leading work teams and managing workforce diversity. By the end of the course, students will be able to effectively diagnose the complex dynamics of leadership in business environments and take action as leaders and to improve individual and organization performance.