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JLE165:  PHILOSOPHY OF LEADERSHIP


Course Description

This course is designed to assist the student in identifying leadership styles and in developing skills. Topics include: leadership inventory, personal vs. position power, personality types and how they relate to supervisory and leadership skills, positive self-talk, and the impact of good leadership on an organization. This is a pass/no pass course, .5 - 3 units, 16 - 120 hours.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify three levels of the mind and understand how they affect decision-making.
  • Identify positive and negative aspects of leadership styles and how they impact others.
  • Recognize how attitude influences leadership success or failure.
  • Compare and contract constructive vs. restrictive motivation.
  • Explain how self-image controls performance.
  • Demonstrate positive self-talk in a supervisory or leadership setting.
  • Distinguish between Newtonian and Whiteheadian styles of leadership and their effect on organizational effectiveness
  • Discuss how leaders in an organization can positively or negatively influence the organizational culture.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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