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Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Leadership and Team Effectiveness

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and NPTEL via Swayam


Course Objectives:To provide a framework for the students to understand the importance of Leadership and team effectiveness in organizations.To develop an understanding of the interpersonal processes and group dynamics.To provide a theoretical understanding of leadership practices in organizations.To provide an understanding of factors influencing teamwork and team leadership.To evaluate the role of leadership in the development of an institution.Course Learning OutcomesBy the end of the course the student should be able to:Explain how global leadership skills contribute to leadership effectiveness.Understand the leader’s role in team-based organizations.Explain the potential contribution of outdoor training to the development of team leadership.Explain the basics of leadership during a crisis.Explain how evidenced based leadership can contribute to contingency and situational leadership.INTENDED AUDIENCE :B.Tech/ MBA/ Industry/ Faculty/Ph DPRE-REQUISITE :NilINDUSTRY SUPPORT :It’s part of Human Behavior so applicable to all Industries


Week 1:Introduction to Leadership & Team Management; Leadership Myths; Interactional Framework for analyzing leadership; Leadership Development: The First 90 Days as a Leader; Leader Development- The Action-Observation-Reflection ModelWeek 2:LMX Theory and Normative Decision Model; Situational Leadership Model; Contingency Model and Path Goal Theory; Emotional Approach Charismatic and Transformational Leadership; Leadership for TomorrowWeek 3:Leadership Attributes; Personality Traits and Leadership; Personality Types and Leadership; Intelligence and Leadership; Emotional Intelligence and LeadershipWeek 4:Power and Leadership; The art of influence in leadership; Leadership and “Doing the Right Things; Character-Based Approach to Leadership; Role of Ethics and Values in Organisational Leadership Week 5:Leadership Behaviour; Leadership Pipeline; Assessing Leadership Behaviors: Multi-rater Feedback Instruments; The Dark Side of; Leadership- Destructive Leadership; Managerial Incompetence and Derailment Conflict ManagementWeek 6:Negotiation and Leadership; Leadership under a crisis situation; The Situation and the Environment; Culture and Leadership; Global Leadership Week 7:Motivation and Leadership; Introduction to Groups and Teams; Characteristics of Leader, Follower and Situation; Group Dynamics; Team FormationWeek 8:Delegation and Empowerment; Leading teams: Enhancing teamwork within a group; The leader’s role in team-based organizations; Leader actions that foster Teamwork Effectiveness; Offsite training and team developmentWeek 9:Understanding Team processes and Team Coaching; Team decision making and conflict management; Virtual teams; Managing Multicultural teams; Building great teamsWeek 10:Experiential Learning; Action Learning; Development Planning: GAP Analysis; Coaching and Mentoring; Women in Leadership RolesWeek 11:Building Effective Relationship with subordinates and peers; Fostering Followers satisfaction; The Art of Communication; Setting Goals and Providing Constructive Feedback; Enhancing Creativity problem solving skills Week 12:Building High-Performance Teams: The Rocket Model; Building Credibility and Trust; Skills for Developing.Others; Team Building at the Top; Community Leadership

Taught by

Santosh Rangnekar



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