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.