Leadership Lab Syllabus MBA Pune University for Academic Year 2013-14

Subject Name: Leadership Lab

Subject Type: Generic Elective

Subject Code: 112

Marks: 50

Distribution of Marks: 50 (Internal Marks by College)

Unit 1

Students are divided in group of 5 students each. Students identify 12 Leaders at different levels from industry, contact them in person, prepare their profiles by interviews and observations and present it to the class ( 6 )

Unit 2

With the help of games and activities bring out observations on Leadership qualities and traits. The games and activities shall focus on students; Developing leadership skills Raising awareness of group and people skills Developing empowering style of leadership Compile reflections of the students on Leadership qualities such as ; Enthusiasm, Integrity, Toughness, Fairness, Warmth, Humility, Confidence&Fostering Collaboration, Managing Conflict, Using Diversity, Risking Innovation etc. ( 20 )

Unit 3

Write reviews on articles / books written by or on leaders from various fields and debate and discuss the same in the class (Bring out the leadership traits, styles and strengths) e.g. Mahatma Gandhi, APJ Abdul Kalam, Jack Welch, Steve Jobs, JRD Tata, Ratan Tata, Baba Amte, etc. ( 5 )

Text Books

• Leadership Development Activities, John Adair, 2nd Edition Jaico Publication

• Leadership Games, Stephen S Kogan, Response Books

Reference Books

• Mastering Leadership, 2nd Edition, Michael Williams, Viva Books

• Positive Leadership, Mike Pegg, Management Books 2000

• Cases in Leadership, W Glenn Rowe, Sage Publications

• Introducing Leadership, David Pardey, Butterworth-Heinemann

• Leading Change, John P Kotter, HBP

• Leadership Research Findings, Practice & Skills, Andrew J DuBrin, BIZTantra

• Leadership Project & Human Capital Management, John McManus, Butterworth-Heinemann

• Innovative Leader, Paul Sloane, Kogan Page

• Leadership Coaching, Edited By Jonathan Passmore, Kogan Page

• EQ & Leadership, P T Joseph,SJ TMG

• Making Sense of Leadership, Esther Cameron & Mike Green, Kogan Page

• Case Studies on Leadership, Edited By Menaka Rao & Sanghamitra Bhattacharya, ICFAI Books

 Supplementary Reading Material

• The New Leaders, Daniel Goleman, Sphere Publications

• The DNA of Leadership, Judith E Glaser, Platinum Press

• The New Art of the Leader, William A Cohen, Viva Books

• Strategic Leadership, John Adair, Kogan Page

• Authentic Leadership, Warren Bennis, Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.

• Leadership in the Era of Economic Uncertainty, Ram Charan, TMGH

• 21Leaders for the 21st Century, Fons Trompenaars & Charles Hampden – Turner, TMGH


• http://www.nsba.org/sbot/toolkit/LeadQual.html

• http://psychology.about.com/od/leadership/a/leadstyles.htm

• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leadership_styles

• http://psychology.about.com/od/leadership/p/leadtheories.htm

• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leadership

• http://www.inspirational-quotes.info/leadership.html

• http://www.savingfreak.com/funny-leadership-quotes/

• http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_biggest_problems_facing_the_world_in_21st_century

• http://smallbusiness.chron.com/leadership-problems-business-2977.html

• http://www.jimclemmer.com/management-vs.-leadership.php

• http://www.management-issues.com/2006/5/25/opinion/the-difference-betweenmanagement-leadership.asp

• http://www.businessballs.com/leadership.htm


• www.ppc.sas.upenn.edu/leadershipreadingsschachar.pdf

• www.oxfordleadership.com/journal/vol1_issue2/brown_hurley.pdf

• www.ccl.org/leadership/pdf/research/cclLeadershipDevelopment.pdf

• www.innovation.cc/scholarly-style/fairholm3.pdf

• www.fhsu.edu/jole/issues/JOLE_3_3.pdf

• www.valuesbasedleadershipjournal.com/assets/docs/Vol1Issue2.pdf

• www.leadershipeducators.org/…/JOLE_10_1_Winter_2011.pdf

• www.leadershipeducators.org/Resources/Documents/…/JOLE_9_1.pdf

• www.eastwestcenter.org/download/3492/…/transformations00103.pdf

• www.regent.edu/jsl

• www.alliedacademies.org/public/journals/journaldetails.aspx?jid=5

• http://jlo.sagepub.com/content/by/year