PAD 515-Leadership and Conflict Resolution

Examines models of and societal and personal assumptions about leadership. Elements, factors and processes that give rise to effective executive and managerial leadership are discussed and applied to large, complex organizations. Addresses the theory, concepts,research and practice in conflict analysis and resolution. The roles of private and public-sector leaders in conceptualizing, planning and managing innovation and change, and in mediating conflicts are explored, as are the theoretical bases of various decision-making and problem-solving strategies.