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