Perspectives on Leadership 1
Wed, January 31, 2007 • 7:00 PM • Gearing 105
Perspectives on Leadership
Wednesday nights, at 7:00 pm from Jan 31 through Feb 8 at GEA 105.
Final meeting: 7:00 pm, Thurs, March 8, 7 pm , atrium of the LBJ Library and Museum.
Students registered for one-hour Pass/Fail credit are required to:
* attend one additional class, scheduled for Wed, March 21, 2007 and
* are required to turn in:
One (1) short 500-750 word (2-3 page) reaction paper. The paper may be in response to any of
Jan 31: Michael Starbird (Professor of Mathematics) - "Leadership Through Ideas and Teaching"
Feb 7: Betty Sue Flowers (Director of the LBJ Library, former Plan II Director and Plan II alumna) - "The Future of Leadership"
Feb 14: Larry Speck (Professor of Architecture) - "Participatory Leadership: Leading by Listening"
Feb 21: Meme Drumwright (Professor of Advertising) - "Moral Myopia and Moral Muteness of Business Leaders"
Feb 28: David Oshinsky (Professor of History and 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner) - "Leadership in Medicine and Medical Research"
Mar 8 (Thursday): Michael Stoff (Plan II Director ad interim and Professor of History) - "Presidential Leadership and Presidential Greatness: How Can We Tell?" Reception follows the March 8 discussion.
Mar 21: Final class meeting for registered Plan II Honors students only. ROOM TO BE ANNOUNCED
READING LIST (so far):
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Team of Rivals
David Kennedy, Freedom from Fear
David Oshinsky, Polio: An American Story
Deborah Rhode, ed., Moral Leadership: The Theory and Practice of Power, Judgment, and Policy
Questions: Michael McFarlin