Fall 2009 – Summer 2010 Graduate Course Catalog by Regent University

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lmol 604 motivation teams coaching mentoring 3 explores the psychological contract between leader and follower that takes any of many forms between two people or between the leader and small groups students study group formation and group development as well as the intricacies of coaching mentoring and discipling students study organizational behavior and explore how ob concepts affect leadership effectiveness lmol 605 organizational communication conflict resolution negotiation 3 examines organizational communication including dyadic small group formal and informal communication as well as the relationship of communication to organizational satisfaction and effectiveness in addition students study how communication defers in leader-member exchange and mass-communication of charismatic leader/large group interaction lmol 606 strategic thinking planning organizational change 3 this course compares and contrasts strategic thinking with strategic planning and presents the value of both students study the leader’s role in organizational change – creating and preventing change as well as determining the organization’s readiness for change in addition students explore the reasons for resistance to change and strategies for coping with resistance lmol 607 leadership technology job design socio-technical systems innovation 3 presents technology as the study of tools and methods and explores how leaders help followers interact with tools and methods to accomplish the organization’s objectives this includes job design human-computer interaction understanding how new technology should cause current tools and methods to change and how to help followers through the adoption and diffusion of the innovation process the course also presents the organizational culture challenges that occur when technology begins to run the organization lmol 609 culminating experience 3 synthesizes the knowledge and skills learned throughout this program this experience may be but is not limited to a guided project i.e designing a new organization analyzing an existing major organizational problem and recommending solutions or developing and testing a seminar a master’s thesis or a publishable manuscript prerequisite permission of instructor lmol 610 residency 0 first-year students may attend a may residency event from thursday evening through saturday afternoon 2.25 days in which they will meet and interact with mol faculty on global leadership issues and participate in the major-speaker events on friday see the gle website for dates this residency is optional gle will cover the costs of hotel rooms and meals one time for mol students who attend this optional residency lmol 611 consulting practices 3 explores consulting as both a process and occupational specialty students review common consulting challenges and participate in an ongoing discussion of the role of leadership in developing and guiding strategic change within the consulting industry lmol 612 organizational diagnosis intervention 3 students focus on the analytical and process skills that will enable them to diagnose and make effective interventions particular attention is given to assessing key factors in the change process and examining how proper planning can increase the value of proposed interventions lmol 613 measurement analysis 3 introduces the student to a variety of organizational assessments and audits that measure an organization’s success and effectiveness in addition to looking at such standard measures as customer surveys communication audits attitude surveys compliance audits mbti and firo-b the course examines some general principles of measurement and assessment throughout the course it is assumed that organizational development and improvement requires organizations to monitor follow-up and take corrective action against desired outcomes lmol 616 futures studies tools methods 3 provides students with knowledge and application of the futurist’s tools including information scanning force-field analysis historical analogy future wheels and scenario planning the focus of the course is the pragmatic use of tools that will help organizations envision likely futures lmol 617 the future of leadership 3 examines possible new models of leadership that may be used in the future concepts include virtual leadership leadership substitutes self leadership and network leadership lmol 618 the future of organizations institutions 3 examines innovative potential organizational structures that support the organization’s strategies structures examined include network distributed federation and spider plant students develop new structures and support the likelihood of the structure’s use and success in addition students examine new forms of organizations that are more effective in multi-cultural and trans-national environments lmol 621 health care law policy 3 designed to familiarize students with legal and policy issues that impact the health care industry and provide insight into how the legal system functions in health care environments an introduction for understanding the implications of health care policy is presented cross-listed as gov 686 203