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DPLS 757 Power & Influence in Leadershp
3.00 credits
If leadership is about relationships, power is the ability to influence others. In the organizations, the dynamics of power and influence surround us. They play a role - often fundamental - in nearly all the aspects of life, from individual relationships, career advancement to broad organizational change. This course is designed to study the large body of theory and research regarding power, influence and political skills, with the applied context of individual, community and organizational leadership. Students will analyze research critically from a theoretical and empirical perspective, apply the concepts to case studies and real life experiences, as well as develop an aptitude for leadership applications.