This course explores the implications multi-cultural settings have for leadership, specifically the impact cultural values, beliefs and worldviews have on leadership definitions, leadership styles, communications, authority and accountability dynamics, decision-making procedures, conflict management and ethics. Attention is given to biblical input for faith-based organizations in wrestling with the multi-cultural arena as well as dealing with practical cultural expressions which often reflect conflicting assumptions and allegiances. Suggestions are made for constructive responses to a variety of multi-cultural issues. A student who has taken this course and its prerequisites will be able to lead people who are working together from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
Course DetailsLevel: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Fall
Prerequisites: AA4370 Cultural Anthropology and AA4350 Language and Society
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