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The principles of leadership styles and success; how attitudes can impact on individual and organisational performance; corporate cultures; the principles of organisational change, how it is implemented and leading change.
|Paper title||Organisational Leadership and Change|
|Subject||Doctor of Business Administration|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (29 August 2022 - 21 October 2022)
1st Non standard period (29 August 2022 - 21 October 2022) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,403.61|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- This paper includes a compulsory on-campus component.
- Teaching staff
- To be confirmed
- Paper Structure
- Issues of leadership theory and modern leadership approaches
- Management development
- Nature of organisational change and types of change contexts
- Change and the role of organisational performance
- Teaching Arrangements
- Taught through seminars and online through Blackboard
- Readings will be made available through Blackboard.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Global perspective, Environmental
literacy, Cultural understanding, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research, Communication,
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will gain
- A highly developed understanding of the theoretical and practical contribution of a variety of leadership styles on effective leadership and on organisational and individual performance
- A highly developed understanding of the theoretical and practical implications of change context
- A highly developed understanding of current theory and practice to maximise effective decision making, motivation, group performance, networking and hard and soft skill building in leadership roles
- A highly developed understanding of the impact of power and politics on leadership effectiveness and follower behaviour, including in implementing organisational change
- Highly developed mastery of case-based problem solving relating to leadership challenges and opportunities, including those relating to the implementation of organisational change