Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems

Personal Development and Team Leadership

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Abstract

  • The overall aim of the program is to enable the student to achieve their potential and increase the performance of both themselves and their team members, both now and in the future. The objectives are to gain the essential awareness and skills necessary to fulfil responsibilities as a member of a team and potential team leader. By the end of the program the participant will: Become more aware of personality types, peoples? preferences, needs, motivations, and strengths Understand you own preferences & needs, and develop multi-step career/life goals Appreciate cultural diversity within teams; understand the role of a team member and team leader Have received a range of tools to help the participant to perform well within a team, and in their life Get a bigger picture of how organizations and people learn and develop Develop a career/life plan that combines your strengths, needs, to create credibility to achieve goals

Bibliography

Introduction to Type: A Guide to Understanding Your Results on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator by Isabel Briggs Myers, revised by Linda L Kirby & Katherine D Myers; 6th European English Edition; Oxford Psychology Press 2000, ISBN 978 1 85639 067 5 Introduction to Type and teams, European English Edition, Sandra Krebs Hirsh; Oxford Psychology Press 2000, ISBN 85639 0721 Management of Organizational Behaviour: Leading Human Resources, Paul Hersey, Kenneth H. Blanchard, Dewey E. Johnson, Prentice Hall, 2000 Management Teams: Why they succeed or fail, Meredith Belbin, Butterworth Heinemann, 2nd ed., 2004, ISBN: 0 7506 5910 6 Team Roles at Work, Meredith Belbin, Butterworth Heinemann, 1993, ISBN: 0 7506 2675 5 The coming shape of organisations, Meredith Belbin, Butterworth Heinemann, 1996, ISBN: 0 7506 3950 4 The Wisdom of Teams Katzenbach, J.R., Smith, D.K., Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1993. When Cultures Collide: Managing Successfully Across Cultures, Richard D. Lewis, Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2000. Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey, Simon & Schuster, 2005 The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, Peter M. Senge, London, 1990 The five love languages by Gary Chapman, Northfield Publishing, ISBN-10:1-881273-15-6 Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman, Bantam Books: ISBN:0-553-84007-X Emotional Resilience by David Viscott, Three Rivers Press, ISBN: 0-517-88825-4 Getting Unstuck by Tomothy Butler, Harvard B.S. Press, ISBN-13: 978-1-4221-022501 Coaching for performance, John Whitmore, Nicholas Brealey, 3rd edition, 1992

Nb hours: 42.00
Nb hours per week: 3.00
Control form: Practical exercises, reflection, connecting to theory (models), lectures, presentations, group work assignments. David Kolb?s learning cycle