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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Simon Albrecht


The subject aims to give students an overview of the theory and practice of leadership.


On completion of this unit students will have the ability to:

  1. understand the complexities of leadership research, and the many different approaches used to study this topic;
  2. critique competing theories of leadership behavior;
  3. understand new trends such as globalization, cross-cultural research, affirmative action to reduce gender inequalities;
  4. evaluate the evidence for various models used to study leadership behaviors.


Oral group presentation: 25%
Individual essay: 35%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Penelope Hasking

Contact hours

Three contact hours per week: 2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of tutorials.


PSY1011, PSY1022, PSY2042 and PSY2051