Leading Across Cultures
In a world of diversity, both locally and globally, leaders need the knowledge and skills for cultural awareness, sensitivity, and effectiveness. While maintaining their national identity, 21st-century leaders must also require intercultural competencies and knowledge of how leadership plays out in various cosmopolitan settings. This course introduces theories of ethno-leadership and models for leading across cultures. Students learn to discern the values that underlying ethnic, tribal, and community behaviors—a crucial task for effective leadership in diverse contexts.