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LDR 501: Leadership Theory


This course is an overview of leadership and leadership theory as it pertains to businesses and organizations. It also touches on the following: the nature of managerial work, perspectives on effective leadership behavior, empowerment, management traits and skills, types of leadership, and trends in leadership for the future.

Textbook:Northouse, P. G. (2010). Leadership: Theory and practice (5thed.). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Recommended material (optional):

American Psychological Association. (2013). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.