Introduction to Leadership
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.
Module version of 2002w (current)
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
WI000042 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.
This module description is valid to WS 2014/5.
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|90 h||30 h||3 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Learning and Teaching Methods
- Yukl, G. (2002). Leadership in Organizations. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.
- Braun, S., Peus, C., Weisweiler, S., & Frey, D. (2013). Transformational leadership, job satisfaction, and team performance: A multilevel mediation model of trust. The Leadership Quarterly, 24, 270-283.
- Peus, C., Braun, S., & Knipfer, K. (2014). On becoming a leader in Asia and America: Empirical evidence from women managers. The Leadership Quarterly.
- Peus, C., Braun, S., & Frey, D. (2013). Situation-based measurement of the full range of leadership model - Development and validation of a situational judgement test. The Leadership Quarterly, 24, 777-795.
- further readings will be made digitally availabe via moodle.
Description of exams and course work
- simple knowledge questions, which aim at recall of the learned concepts
- decision items, which aim at classifying or interpreting the course contents
- scenarios, which aim at transferring the learned concepts to real-life settings
The final grade is determined by the performance in the written examination. It is allowed to bring one hard-copy dictionary (English – first language) or English thesaurus.
There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.