[ 973DLHRLGOS19 ] SE Leaders, Groups, and their Organizational Environment

Es ist eine neuere Version 2023W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme General Management Double Degree ESC Troyes – JKU Linz 2023W vorhanden.
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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
6 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Business Administration Barbara Müller 3 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Advances in Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Change ODER KS Human Resource, Change Management & Leadership UND IK Learning & Knowledge UND KS Advances in Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Change
Original study plan Master's programme Management 2019W
Objectives The aim of the course “Leaders, Groups and their Organizational Environment” is the reflection of experiences and theories in the field of leadership. Upon successful completion of this course, students will possess advanced knowledge of leadership and its dynamics within an organizational environment. Through the experience of the course students should be able to understand the importance of having a comprehensive reflective capability in understanding leadership and their own leader identity.
Subject In specific the course addresses the following topics:

  • The meaning of leadership based on contemporary leadership theories
  • The approaches to explain effects and impact of leadership
  • The role of leadership within organizations
  • Becoming a leader – Developing leader identity
  • Reflecting on leadership challenges
Criteria for evaluation Students’ engagement during action learning phases, individual reflections, team assignments with oral presentations and a written homework are graded.
Methods The interactive course introduces basics through core lectures and group presentations. Several case studies and management simulations including group discussions facilitate experience-based learning and allow for combining insights from personal experiences with theoretical background of leadership.

All modules include action learning and experience orientated approaches. Therefore compulsory attendance is required all the time!!

Language English
Study material Selected Chapters of

  • Alvesson, M.; Blom, M., & Sveningsson, S. (2017): Reflexive Leadership. Organising in an imperfect world. Sage.
  • Yukl, G. (2013): Leadership in Organizations. 8th Edition. Pearson.

Further readings will be provided in class.

Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)2PERS10P-M2 Master Seminar Leaders, Groups, and their Organizational Environment (6 ECTS)
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
973SMCPLGOS16: SE Master Seminar Leaders, Groups and their Organizational Environment (2016W-2019S)
2PERS10P-M2: SE Master Seminar Leaders, Groups and their Organizational Environment (2010W-2016S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority