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Organiz Leadership (OLEAD)

OLEAD 410 (IL) Leadership in a Global Context (3) This course explores the science and practice of leadership around the globe through pertinent scholarly literature and related instructional resources.

OLEAD 410 Leadership in a Global Context (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

This course will explore the science and practice of leadership across the globe. In particular, cross-cultural differences in leadership styles and methods from around the planet will be examined. Emphasis will be made on gaining knowledge of various cultural perspectives from around the world. That knowledge will then be used to examine successful leadership interactions between diverse cultures. Upon completion of Leadership in a Global Context, students will be able to understand differences within and between cultures, understand how diversity can impact an organization; recognize there are various sources of information to learn about culture; utilize various sources of information to gain knowledge of culture; develop the ability to recognize cultural differences in leadership situations, and think about developing leadership in global situations based on culture.

General Education: None
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Other Cultures
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: OLEAD 100

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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