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LED602 Developing Groups and Teams

Lead Faculty: Dr. Julia L. Buchanan

Course Description

The formation and development of groups through effective leadership is the focus of this course. Team communication styles and roles within teams are examined. Strategies that foster creativity in groups are discussed. The impact of technology on teams and communication styles is evaluated. Students learn experientially about groups and teams and the impact of diverse ethical perspectives by participating in group activities and observing leadership in small groups.

Learning Outcomes

  • Compare and contrast theories of leadership within diverse groups and teams in varied organizational contexts.
  • Analyze the impact of ethical perspectives on practices within groups and teams.
  • Analyze the impact of technology on the leader and group interactions.
  • Integrate theories of leader-group relations into real world situations and case studies.