Kursplansdatabas för forskarutbildningskurser

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Svensk benämning Frontlinjer i ledarskapsforskning
Engelsk benämning Frontiers in leadership research
Kursnummer 2068
Antal högskolepoäng 7.5
Kursansvarig institution Institutionen för lärande, informatik, management och etik
Särskild behörighet
Betygsskala Godkänd/Icke godkänd
Fastställd av The Board of Doctoral Education
Datum för fastställande 2013-09-07
Kursens syfte
Kursens lärandemål After the course you should be able to
- distinguish between leadership research and social sciences in general and between contemporary as well as historical paradigms,
- identify when leadership issues must be taken into consideration in research on work environment, quality improvement, work health and organisational efficiency and profitability et cetera, and
- apply knowledge from leadership research in your own research.
Kursens innehåll The field of leadership and leadership research in different perspectives and situations, including methodology.
Arbetsformer Lectures, seminars and group work. Own work includes literature studies and essay writing.
Examination The course will be examined in the form of a written term paper in which the students relate the course literature to their own research. This paper will also be peer reviewed, presented and discussed in connection to the termination of the course. This type of examination is suitable for the aim of the course with individual outcomes dependent on the students background and research perspective.
Kurslitteratur och övriga läromedel Jackson, B. & Parry, K. (2011). A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about studying leadership. (2nd ed.). N.Y.: SAGE. Pearce, C. L., & Conger, J. A. (Eds.). (2003). Shared leadership. Reframing the hows and whys of leadership. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. Wheelan, S. (2010). Creating effective teams: a guide for members and leaders. (3rd ed.). N.Y.: SAGE. Yukl, G.A. (2012). Leadership in Organizations. (8th ed.). Pearson. Scientific papers will be added.
Obligatoriska moment Active participation in the seminars which are compulsory. Absences from those activities will have to be made up with written examinations.
Kursansvarig Christer Sandahl
Institutionen för lärande, informatik, management och etik


Kontaktpersoner Therese Wahlström
Institutionen för lärande, informatik, management och etik