Decision Making, Influence, and Leadership
This course will help prepare future lawyers to exercise decision making and leadership skills, and to understand the sources and strategies of influence necessary to function effectively in organizational settings. Topics will include organizational dynamics, forms of influence, decision making biases, conflict management, innovation, diversity, ethical responsibilities, scandal, human rights, and movements for social change. Materials will include cutting-edge research, case histories, exercises, film and literature. Class sessions will include visitors who have occupied leadership roles.