Leading High Performance Teams

Discipline: Management
Instructor: Maynard
Credits: 3

Field Work: Leading High Performance Teams
Prerequisites: One (1) upper-division fundamentals of management course OR one (1) upper-division contemporary management course Download Syllabus

This course is designed to assist students in building the skills necessary to function as members of effective and supportive teams. Students will also learn how to lead high-performance teams within organizational settings. A combination of experiential exercises, case discussions, and lectures will be used to teach students how to work within and manage high-performance teams. This course will focus on how motivation, communication, technology, decision-making, creativity, and leadership can enhance organizational team effectiveness. Likewise, we will discuss how viewpoints regarding leading teams within organizations differ across various cultures. Assignments include written reports and oral presentations.


  1. To apply concepts from Management, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management research to effectively work with others within organizational settings.
  2. To familiarize you with the role of leaders and team members and the behaviors of both that support (and impair) team efficiency and effectiveness.
  3. To practice activities utilized by effective managers and members of teams.
  4. To advance your understanding of human behavior in the workplace.

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