Explore effective and adaptive leadership. Learn to apply psychological principles to solve business problems. Through various psychological processes, unpack management and leadership topics including power, diversity, and resilience.
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01 Mar 2021
30 Aug 2021
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This subject considers the psychology surrounding leadership: by addressing what constitutes effective leadership and how leadership skills might be improved. It differs from standard business courses in leadership, of which there are, of course, many. In this unit we focus specifically on psychological processes (what is that is clear and distinct in the psychological make up of a 'leader' for example). The Unit is split into 8 modules and each of these has a separate and discreet topic. Whilst there are core readings for each module which you must read you are also strongly advised to review the additional reading as a way of enhancing your learning for this unit. Each of the eight sections introduces a key reading in the area of concern, and the introductory text and key reading complement one another in forming the core teaching materials.
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