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Governance is about collective action and shared decision-making in a complex, interdependent, and uncertain world. Investigating organizational efficiency, policy legitimacy, and strategic objectives, this course introduces students to the theories and models of contemporary governance and explores their implementation in organizational settings across the public, private, and community sectors.
This course introduces students to principled leadership as a foundation for decision-making and evaluation. A theory-to-practice approach is applied providing a coherent framework for action, taking into account authority, power, influence, followership, competencies, personality, role, and citizenship. Students learn diagnostic tools for analysis, constituent responsibilities, and strategic action.
Antirequisite(s): Dimensions of Leadership 1000A/B, Dimensions of Leadership 1031.
Environmental Stewardship is a term that has deep historical roots and is now beginning to be used widely again in natural resources management and conservation, local governance and sustainability practices. This course explores the various knowledge systems, as well as the spiritual traditions and ethical principles, that inform environmental stewardship in the 21st century.
Governance is about collective action and shared decision-making in complex organizational settings. This course provides an in-depth examination of key issues in governance theory and practice across the public, private, and community sectors. Topics include: inter-sectoral collaboration, multi-level governance, social innovation, and public policy learning.
This course provides in-depth exploration of principled leadership as an ethical foundation for governance. Through historical and contemporary perspectives, students examine issues of power and authority, leadership competencies and constituent responsibilities, and organizational innovation in public, private, and community sectors.
Bringing together learning across Governance, Leadership, and Ethics, the capstone course integrates, extends, or applies the theories, methods, and findings across GLE courses. In collaboration with the Director of GLE, students select from among the following options: Thesis, Major Research Papers, Reading Course, or Community-Based Consultancy with a Written Report.