Core Module Information
Module title: Leadership in a Changing Environment (Hong Kong)

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HRM10988
Module leader: Janice McMillan
School The Business School
Subject area group: Human Resource Management


Description of module content:

This module will examine the theory and practice of leadership in a changing environment. It will equip you with an understanding and critical appreciation of the role leaders play in achieving organisational success.
You will be able to define leadership and develop a critical understanding of the major theories of and approaches to leadership, with particular focus on how leadership theory can inform the practice of leadership. You will identify and analyse the symbiotic relationship between theory and practice through consideration of leaders and followers and the contextual nature of leadership. You will also examine the principles of dynamic, effective leadership and develop an understanding of the role of a leader in developing organisational success through consideration of leadership development, organisational change, talent management, sustainable leadership and managing performance.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically analyse different ways of defining and conceptualizing leadership
LO2: Critically review different leadership theories and understand the impact of leadership on followers, organisations and performance
LO3: Identify and analyse the role of the leader in promoting organisational success through contemporary leadership practices
LO4: Outline and critically examine the impact of internal and external influences on leadership practice

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