Leadership Theories and Practices

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Course Code                             :        BHRM 31512

Course Title                              :        Leadership Theories and Practices

Status                                         :        Optional

Credit Rating                            :        2

Semester                                    :        First

 

Aim                                            : To enable the students to internalize leadership traits and develop appropriate leadership behaviors.

 

Learning Outcomes                  : On completion of this course unit, students should be able to;

1)            Recognize and analyze the role and functions of a leader

2)            Contrast the various types of leadership behaviour

3)            Evaluate the factors for leadership effectiveness

4)            Develop leadership behaviour in one’s self

 

Course Content                        : Introduction; define leadership and leaders, leadership Vs management. Roles and skills for leadership. Interaction between leader, followers and situation. Power and influence of leaders. Leadership Styles. Theories of leadership; personal theories, situational theories, transactional Vs transformational leadership theories. Concepts in leadership; spiritual leadership, leadership development, leadership pipeline.

 

Method of Teaching

and Learning                            : Lectures, Case Studies, Role plays, Video presentations

 

Assessment                                : Examination, Assignments, Presentations

 

Recommended Readings         :

Northouse, P.G. (2012). Leadership: Theory and Practice.12th Edition, Sage Publications India (Pvt) Ltd,  New Delhi.

Richard L., Hughes, Robor C., Ginnett, and Goldon J., Curphy. (2011). Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 7th Edition,, Irwin-Mcgraw Hill, Delhi

Yukl,G.(2011). Leadership in Organizations, 7th Edition, Pearson Education Inc., Dorling Kindersley (India) New Delhi.

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