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Michael D. Maxwell
N SCI 201
Seattle Campus

Naval Leadership and Management

Introduction of the theory and techniques of naval leadership based on principles of behavioral science that are pertinent to understanding individual and group behavior of adults. Introduces the management process and the relationship of management functions to leadership. Stresses acceptance of a traditional deep sense of moral responsibility on the part of the aspiring leader. Prerequisite: minimum 2.0 grade in N SCI 101. Offered: A.

Class description

This course is a comprehensive study of organizational behavior and management with a special emphasis on situational leadership as it relates to Navy or Marine Corps officers. You will examine leadership in the context of dynamic interactions involving leaders, followers and situations. You will explore topics including classic leadership and management theory, leading change, personality and motivation, group dynamics, environmental challenges and leadership assessment and evaluation.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Michael D. Maxwell
Date: 09/15/2013