Equips students with the critical leadership skills and solid understanding of today’s ethical theory they need to become effective business leaders in today’s turbulent times. The class explores the latest thinking in leadership theory and contemporary practices at work within organizations throughout the world. Closely connects theory to recent world events, such as the Wall Street meltdown, ethical scandals, and political turmoil. Students examine emerging topics, leadership vision and courage, leading virtual teams and actual leadership decisions. A grade of “B” or better is required.
Study of a problem or problems using research techniques. Selection of the problem must be approved by the student’s adviser, the instructor under whom the study is to be made, and the appropriate dean. The study should contribute to the student’s program. Preparation of a scholarly paper is required and may involve an oral defense. Total credit for any combination of enrollments in these courses may not exceed six semester hours. No more than three semester hours credit of this course may be transferred in from another institution. See semester hour limits listed under Course Restrictions in General Regulations section. Prerequisites: All business foundation courses or equivalent.
A survey of theories and issues related to managing the internationalization of business firms and multi-national management.
A study of management concepts and practices useful in improving organizational performance. Theories and concepts applicable to making organizations more hospitable to people and more productive in accomplishing their goals and objectives are identified and discussed. Special attention is paid to strategic interventions and change in both private and public sector organizations and in the global arena. Prerequisite: MGT 6615.