Leadership by Motivation (Leadership by Motivation)

Module WI000038

This Module is offered by Chair of Psychology (Prof. Kehr).

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

WI000038 is a semester module in German language at Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h 30 h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Contents of the course "Leadership by motivation" are (1) The compensatory model of motivation and volition, (2) goals and motives, (3) volitional strategies and over-control, (4) intrinsic motivation and flow experience, (5) transformational leadership, and (6) authentic leadership and charisma.

Learning Outcome

After visiting the module students are able to apply the contents of the lecture to their daily business.


Bachelor degree, first practical experiences (e.g. internships)

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

SE 2 Führung durch Motivation (WI000038, WI000263) einzelne oder verschobene Termine

Learning and Teaching Methods

Group disussions of selected topics. Evaluaton of videos. Presentations of practitioners.


The contens are coveyed with presentation slides, text books, journal articels, and videos.


Relevant literature will be announced during the courses.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Grading is based on a written exam. The exam comprises short answer questions and (maybe) multiple-choice questions. (+ Übungsleistung (SL))

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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