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Unit description

Provides a comprehensive understanding of the multi-dimensional characteristics, influences, challenges, and obstacles facing a contemporary global hotel leader. Students will develop leadership knowledge, which includes perspectives and theories of leadership, leader behaviour, stakeholder and reputation management, power and ethics, and the role of future leaders in global hotels.

Unit content

This unit contains 6 topics:

  1. Introduction and the context of leadership
  2. Leadership perspectives
  3. Leader behaviour
  4. Power, culture and ethics
  5. The leader and the stakeholders
  6. The future global hotel leader

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Identify and reflect on leadership theory and its application to the successful management of culturally-diverse hospitality organisationsKnowledge of a discipline
2Discuss authentic leadership and ethical reflection decision making processesEthical practiceKnowledge of a discipline
3Examine leader behaviour within 21st century hotelsKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
4Analyse contemporary hospitality leadership challengesEthical practiceLifelong learning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Identify and reflect on leadership theory and its application to the successful management of culturally-diverse hospitality organisations
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. Discuss authentic leadership and ethical reflection decision making processes
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. Examine leader behaviour within 21st century hotels
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. Analyse contemporary hospitality leadership challenges
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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