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MMBA-6510 Leading People
PROGRAM PROJECT COMPONENTS – WEEKLY COURSE MATERIALS CORRESPONDENCE CHART
Week
Program Project Section
Textbook Reading
Supplemental Reading
Discussion Question
Application
1
Company Background

Vision

Mission

Leadership Team

Whittington, J. L., & Evans, B. (2005). General issues in management: The enduring impact of great ideas. Problems & Perspectives in Management, (2), 114–122.

Organization Culture
Chapter 10, "Motivation and Coaching Skills" (pp. 289–305)

How Do Organizations Motivate and Engage Employees or Members?
Week 1 Team Assignment

Ethics & Legal

Weber, J. (1991). Adapting Kohlberg to enhance the assessment of managers' moral reasoning. Business Ethics Quarterly, 1(3), 293–296, 308–309.

Risk Factors

2
Company Background

Vision

Mission

Leadership Team

Crother-Laurin, C. (2006). Effective teams: A symptom of healthy leadership. Journal for Quality & Participation, 29(3), 4–8.

Yoke, C. (2006). The 'me' in team, and what it means. Network World, 23, 33.

Organization Culture
Chapter 9, "Developing Teamwork"

Ethics & Legal

Risk Factors

Web site: Harvard ManageMentor PLUS: Making Business Decisions http://hbs.waldenu.edu/decision/decision/options/index.htm 3
Company Background

Vision

Mission

Leadership Team

Organization Culture

Erickson, T., & Gratton, L. (2007). What it means to work here. Harvard Business Review, 85(3), 104–112

Making Business Decisions

Ethics & Legal

Risk Factors

4
Company Background

Vision

Mission

Leadership Team

Bowen, D., Ledford, G., & Nathan, B. (1991, November). Hiring for the organization, not the job. Academy of Management Executive, 5(4), 35–51.

Pfeffer, J. (2005, November). Producing sustainable competitive advantage through the effective management of people. Academy of Management Executive, 19(4), 95–106.

How can the leader use HR as a function that will contribute to goals of the organization?

Organization Culture

Bowen, D., Ledford, G., & Nathan, B. (1991, November). Hiring for the organization, not the job. Academy of Management Executive, 5(4), 35–51.

Focus Topic 1: Issues related to creating the HR system.

Focus Topic 2: Issues related to maintaining the HR system.

Focus Topic 3: Issues related to improving or changing the HR system.

Ethics & Legal

Risk Factors

5
Company Background

Vision

Foundational Work for the BPPG
"What Leaders Really Do"
"Skills and Characteristics of Leaders"
"Adapting Your Leadership Style"
"Crafting a Vision That Others Will Follow" Worksheet for Developing a Vision

Mission

Leadership Team
Chapter 3, "Charismatic and Transformational Leadership" (pp. 67–93)

Chapter 4, "Leadership Behaviors and Styles" (pp. 114–129)

Chapter 5, "Contingency and Situational Leadership" (pp. 136–162)

Web site: HBR ManageMentor PLUS: Leading and Motivating http://hbs.waldenu.edu/motivate/motivate/options/index.htm Leadership Continuum http://www.12manage.com/methods_tannebaum_leadership_continuum.html Transformational http://www.12manage.com/description_transformational_leadership.html Situational http://www.12manage.com/methods_blanchard_situational_leadership.html Level 5 Leadership http://www.12manage.com/methods_collins_level_5_leadership.html Which theory or description of leadership style (servant, democratic, charismatic, transformational, situational, etc.) best describes you? Why?

Organization Culture

Ethics & Legal

Risk Factors

6
Company Background

Vision

Mission

Leadership Team

Organization Culture

Chapter 7, "Power, Politics, and Leadership"

Chapter 12, "Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills" (pp. 355–370)

Chapter 13, "Strategic Leadership" (pp. 390–398)

What would you do if you were in Mary’s shoes? Describe two effective strategies she could use to motivate…