MGMT5073 - MGMT 507 Responsibilities and Ethics of Leadership Summer 2007 1 YOUR COURSE OVERVIEW This course examines the organizations social and

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MGMT 507 Responsibilities and Ethics of Leadership Summer 2007 1. YOUR COURSE OVERVIEW This course examines the organization’s social and environmental responsibilities to its employees and other key stakeholders. We will establish a theoretical and practical framework for understanding ethics, principles, and values of leadership at the strategic, empowered team, and individual levels as they affect the organization and society. Our focus will be on developing your understanding of theory, research, and practice related to the responsibilities and ethics leadership, and on applying the principles of leadership and ethics to varied case situations. You will develop and defend your personal framework for ethical business decisions. You will conduct and report on your own secondary research in an area of interest related to leadership and the application of ethical principles to leadership. 2. YOUR COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to: a. Explain the theoretical basis of ethical decision making in organizational settings. b. Discuss the difference between leading through love and leading through fear. c. Explore the role of spiritual leadership in the development of ethics and values in creating an organization’s vision and culture. d. Explain the fundamental characteristics of effective leadership. e. Diagnose organizational situations in the context of effective leadership at the strategic, empowered team, and individual levels. f. Develop and defend a meaningful Code of Ethics for an existing organization. g. Explain and defend your personal leadership and ethical principles in areas important to effective organizational functioning. Syllabus- Responsibilities and Ethics of Leadership; MGMT 507, Page 1
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3. YOUR INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS TEXTS: [J] Josephson, M. Making Ethical Decisions . 2002 edition. http://www.josephsoninstitute.org/ (home Page) http://www.josephsoninstitute.org/MED/MED-intro+toc.htm [K] Kanungo, R. & Mendonca, M. (1996). Ethical Dimensions of Leadership . Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. [L] Daft, R. L. (2005). The Leadership Experience (3rd ed.). Fort Worth: Harcourt College Publishers. http://www.swlearning.com/management/daft/lead3e/lead3e.html (PowerPoint Slides) REFERENCE: [APA] American Psychological Association. (2001). Publication Manual of American Psychological Association (5th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Author. 4. YOUR PROFESSOR Name: Dr. Jody Fry Department: Management, Marketing, and Administrative Systems Office Secretary: Mrs. Chesten Fullingim (254) 519-5441 Campus Office: (254) 519-5476; Fax (254) 519-5490 E-mail: fry@tarleton.edu Web Site http://www.tarleton.edu/~fry Office Hours: T-Th. 3:30-6:00 Or By Appointment 5. YOUR PERFORMANCE GUIDELINES A. Attendance and Individual Performance: I ask for your regular participation in class discussion and activities, and for your timely completion of assignments. I intend that those who demonstrate quality, professional performance, earn high grades. Lesser grades are earned by
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