Course Details

Power In Organizations: Sources, Strategies and Skills
MORS-453-0
1.0 CR
Elective
PASS / NO CREDIT
Yes (may vary by section)
DESCRIPTION
Power dynamics are fundamental to the effective exercise of leadership in organizations. This course develops your ability to create and use sources of power beyond formal authority, to formulate strategies and tactics of political and social influence, and to exercise skills that make you a more effective organizational leader. Readings, case materials, course assignments and a field action project focus on the challenge of sustainable political advantage in organizations - the rules of the game, basic power diagnostics, the management of strategic dependencies and persuasion processes, and working in entrepreneurial contexts. Throughout, the course raises issues of career dynamics in the context of the development of your leadership abilities.
TRACKS
Managing Organizations Major
SCHEDULE SUMMARY
Summer 2022
Fall 2022
Winter 2023
Spring 2023
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CH (Chicago)
EV (Evanston)
DayTime
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PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites:
All Students: (MORS-430-0 OR MORSM-430-0)