Leadership and Change
- Module code
- Module leader
- Yaqub Murray
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 100 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 20 hours
- Teaching period
- Semester 1
The module will focus on contemporary theories in the study of leadership and critical issues of concern to change management in contemporary organizations. Indicative themes:
- Contemporary Leadership Theories: values-based, ‘destructive and toxic’, ethical leadership and eco-leadership
- Re-Thinking Leadership through the ideas of Ladkin, Kellerman, Tourish and Western
- Diagnosis of Change
- Resistance to Change
- Implementing Change & Linking Vision to Change
To achieve credit for this module, students should be able to:
- Critically evaluate a range of contemporary leadership theories and explain their significance for the management of change.
- Interrogate differences among leadership theories applying them to critical issues in the management of change.
- Appraise and appreciate those factors that enhance the successful diagnosis and implementation of change.
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Students should be familiar with the content of the following:
- Johnson, C. (2011) Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting light or shadow. London: Sage
- Kanungo, R. and Mendonca, M. (2006). Ethical Leadership. Oxford: OUP
- Kellerman, B. (2004) Bad Leadership. Harvard Business Review Press
- (2012) The End of Leadership. Harper
- Ladkin, D. (2010) Re-Thinking Leadership. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar
- Palmer, I., Dunford, R. and Akin, G. (2009) Managing Organizational Change: A Multi-Perspectives Approach. London: McGraw Hill.
- Tourish, D. (2013) The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership: A critical Perspective. London: Routledge
- Western, S. (2007) Leadership: A Critical Text. London: Sage