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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

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.

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
2 Discuss authentic leadership and ethical reflection decision making processes
3 Examine leader behaviour within 21st century hotels
4 Analyse contemporary hospitality leadership challenges

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
  2. Discuss authentic leadership and ethical reflection decision making processes
  3. Examine leader behaviour within 21st century hotels
  4. Analyse contemporary hospitality leadership challenges

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.