|1||Introduction and Overview||Set the baseline. What understanding of leaders and leadership have each of us already acquired?
Brief overview of the theories and themes in this course
|2||Leadership Frameworks||Trait Theory
Distributed Leadership Model
Brief Discussion of Action Plans
Leadership Traits Role Play
|Kouzes, James and Barry Posner. The Leadership Challenge. 3rd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002, pp. 13-22, 25.
Goleman, Daniel. "What Makes a Leader." Harvard Business Review (November-December 1998): 93-102.
Ancona, Deborah. "Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty." Managing for the Future - Organizational Behavior and Processes, Instr. Manual. 2nd ed. South-Western College Publishing, 1999, pp. 1-21.
Welch, Jack. "Four E's (a Jolly Good Fellow)." The Wall Street Journal, Friday, January 23, 2004.
Tischler, Linda. "IBM's Management Makeover." Fast Company (November 2004): 112-3.
Different Communication Styles and Structures
Caproni, Paula. The Practical Coach: Management Skills for Everyday Life. Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001, Chapter 4.
Optional Reading: Kroeger, Otto with Thuesen, Janet and Rutledge, Hile. Type Talk at Work: How the 16 Personality Types Determine your Success on the Job. New York: Tilden Press, 2002.
|4||Situational Leadership||Explore Leadership Types
Situational Role Play
|Goleman, Daniel. "Leadership that Gets Results." Harvard Business Review (March-April 2000): 78-90.|
|5||Influencing Others||Leading without Authority
Leading from Any Chair Role Play
Zander, Rosamund Stone and Benjamin Zander. "Leading from Any Chair." In The Art of Possibility. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2000, pp. 66-77.
Optional Reading: Heifetz, Ronald. Leadership without East Answers. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press, 1994. Chaps 8, 9.
Recommendations for Changes to this Course
Decision-making Role Play
Brief Summary of Results of Action Plans
|Williams, Gary and Robert Miller. "Change the Way You Persuade." Harvard Business Review (May 2002): 64-73.|