Week 12 Agenda (Leadership)

22-23.  10Nov08-12Nov08 Leading in organizations and communities

Topics:  Leadership, strategic thinking, vision/mission, networking, power & authority, resolving conflict, negotiating.

Text:  Kirst-Ashman & Hull, Ch. 5.

Reading: Kotter, J. P. (Mar/Apr 1995). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review, 59-67.**

Questions on final paper

Brainstorming on leadership

PowerPoint on Leadership and Discussion

Readings & Discussion

From the syllabus

24-25.  17Nov08-20Nov08 Societal and political practice

Topics:  links between macro practice and social policy practice, macro social work at the international level, and legislative practice and the UTA internship program.

Text:  Kirst-Ashman & Hull, Ch. 13.

Course Pack:  Process for ranking needs, objectives, etc.