BME5001



Leadership And Managerial Skills

This module combines comparative (East - West) sociological and psychological perspectives on management to provide for an understanding of the imperatives of managing complex organisations as well as enhancing leadership and managerial skills. The sociological perspective includes coverage of: organisation structure and design; organisation culture; control and co-ordination systems; the nature and functioning of small groups in organisations; and organisation development and change. The psychological perspective addresses such topics as: comparative views on leadership; roles and functions of the chief executives; the role of power, influence and politics; establishing supportive communications; enhancing employeea??s performance through motivation and empowerment; delegating for responsiveness, managing conflict, change and varied stakeholders.

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