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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6107

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-06-23
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change title from Leadership Perspectives to: Leading Sustainable Enterprise: Goals and Processes Change Abbreviated title to: Lead Sus Ent: Goals & Processe Change credit hours to variable: 2-3 hours
Comments: College approved 4/6/10; Grad Council approved 4/19/10; Title and variable hours confirmed 6/21/10; SCNS liaison notified 6/21/10. SCNS approved. Post in Banner. Effective 8/1/2010

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2198 2009-09-29
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Management BA 140500
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dr. Alan Balfour 9741785

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    MAN 6107 Leadership Perspective

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Leadership Perspective
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0





    Course Description

    Examines the perspective required of the manager/leader/facilitator in light of personal, organizational, and societal needs judged by standards of both effectiveness and virtue. The focus is particularly on leadership of professionals. It e

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for program/concentration/certificate change

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    2 sections of 30-50 per academic year.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Provides capstone synthesis and assessment necessary for program outcome evaluation.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Leadership Perspective develops personal qualities that enhance your capacity to lead. It addresses both one’s philosophical orientation and one’s behavior. In short, it is about how effective leaders think and how they act. It intends to inspire leadership that is both effective and virtuous.

    In class you will learn philosophy, theory, and methods to produce effective leadership of sustainable organizations. You will enhance your ability to promote the “triple bottom line” of prosperity, social justice, and concern for the natural environment. You will learn what effective leader behavior is and the importance of modeling it. You will also learn the benefits of conceiving of organizations as communities rather than as a jungle or a war zone or a competition. You will learn two extremely fundamental insights into leadership success too seldom practiced in America. They are: 1) To concentrate on inputs, not outcomes. American managers are obsessed with outcomes. Therefore, they don’t achieve them as well as they might; and, 2) To promote cooperation, not competition, among organizational members. American managers are also obsessed with competition. Deliberately fostering it can be an extremely widespread, extremely costly mistake. Fostering cooperation, instead, absolutely produces better results. You will further recognize the rewards of virtuous behavior and to strive for a life that benefits yourself, your organization, and your world. If you don’t intentionally aim at these targets, it is unlikely that you will hit them.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    At the end of this course the student should have developed the ability to:

    1. Recognize the role of ethics and virtue in creating organizational success;

    2. Recognize the value of conceiving of the corporation as a community;

    3. Recognize the role business plays in the natural environment;

    4. Practice effective self-leadership behaviors;

    5. Practice leadership behaviors that result in organizational success; and, for students taking the third credit hour;

    6. Realize the cultural limitations of values and behavior (cultural intelligence) or improve your listening skills.

    C. Major Topics

    Major Topics

    * Business leader organizational, societal, and natural environment responsibilities

    * Mastering self-leadership

    *Virtuous and effective leadership values and behaviors

    D. Textbooks

    The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner, 4th Edition, ISBN: 13:978-0-7879-8491-2, Publixhed by Jossey-Bass 2007

    The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability, by Paul Hawken, ISBN: 0-88730-655-1, HarperCollines Publishers, Inc., 1993

    Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence, by Chritopher P. Neck and Charles C. Manz. 5th Ed., ISBN: 13:978-0-13-06647-7, Presntice Hall, 2010

    A Better Way to Think about Business: How Personal Integrity Leads to Corporate Success, Robert C. Solomon, ISBN: 0-19-511-238-5, Oxford Univ. Press, 1999.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    See syllabus

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    See syllabus

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    See syllabus

    H. Attendance Policy

    See syllabus

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    See syllabus

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Master of Science in Management MSM and Master of Business Admin (MBA)

  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Ph.D. in Management or closely related field.

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