Description: Discusses how work, careers, and organizations are changing and the leadership skills required of professionals in contemporary organizations and society. Topics include the changing nature of work and careers, the role of knowledge in organizations and the economy, work-family integration, negotiations and conflict management, teamwork, leadership, and the management of diversity. Classes involve simulations, cases and negotiation exercises. Students develop a personal leadership and career development plan and work in teams to conduct an action-research project on campus related to one of the subject's topics.
Course #: 15.664
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