An introduction to the study and practice of leadership from a communication perspective. Particular focus on understanding leading as a symbolic process. Examination of communication concepts and skills that increase a leader's effectiveness in a variety of leadership contexts (small group, organization, community and society) and in dealing with issues of culture, gender, ethics, crisis and leader development. Students will assess and develop their leadership communication styles, behaviors and skills, and apply course concepts to real-world settings.
Semester Hours: 3
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