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Keith Akio Nitta
BPOLST 505
Bothell Campus

Leadership and Organizations

Explores the human interactional dimension of organizational culture, behavior, and outcomes. Special attention is devoted to how individual and group dynamics frame the options open to leaders, managers, and employees in public, private, and non-profit organizations, and how leaders and managers shape the culture and behavior of organizations. Offered: W.

Class description

Personal leadership development, ethical leadership, leadership plans

Student learning goals

Identify individual leadership strengths and assets

Identify appropriate leadership resources for individual students' personal and career plans

Hone critical thinking skills in the professional context of policy leadership

General method of instruction

Case study discussion, small group discussion, lecture, individual consultations

Recommended preparation

BPOLST 504: Management and Organizations

Class assignments and grading

Leadership working bibliography Leadership Manifesto Personal Leadership Development Plan Complete community-based team project

Instructor evaluation of written materials Self-evaluation Peer evaluation


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 Keith Akio Nitta
Date: 01/11/2011