Definitions of values-based leadership typically involve the notion of leading from a place of self-reflection, consistency, and alignment. When leaders know, and are guided by, their own consistent set of beliefs, values, and work ethics, and those are aligned with an organization’s or enterprise’s values and mission, leadership tends to be more effective.
Values-based leadership means to lead others by remaining consistent with the leader’s beliefs. It is based on the notion that personal and organizational values are aligned: a company’s mission, vision, strategy, performance measures, incentive programs, procedures, and values are all a representation of the leader’s ethics and values.
Who has access to the university? In this course, you will consider how institutes of higher education have built barriers to access for disabled people and how disabled people have fought to remove them. Using Georgia Tech’s WOVEN curriculum, you will produce four artifacts aimed at identifying, discussing, and addressing many of those barriers at Georgia Tech. In so doing, you will develop skills in communication, rhetoric, and communication that will give you access to the conversations and work happening across the campus.
Each individual has a unique capacity to contribute his or her expertise, talents, and experiences to create a significant impact in his or her life and in the lives of others in their communities. Through readings, discussions,group projects, and a line-up of guest speakers who have had an impact on their communities, the course will provide you with an introspective and experiential platform to realize what your impact can be in the world.