HADM 7272: Leadership and Ethics II

Fall, Spring. 1.5 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: HADM 7271. Enrollment limited to: MMH students.


  • Tony Simons (tls11) - Spring 2022
  • Kristina Harris (kmw249) - Fall 2023


This two-part course is designed to offer descriptive and prescriptive knowledge about management, leadership, and ethics in organizations. Selected issues, themes, cases, readings, and exercises will be relevant and applicable to working in the hospitality industry. Together, both courses will give students more insight into the following: 1) Psychological biases and cognitive traps that can undermine ethical decision-making and rational choices at work; 2) Individual difference (e.g., traits, tendencies) and greater understanding of your personal strengths (to help you become the best version of yourself as a manager and leader); 3) Practical advice to form and sustain high-quality connections at work (and strategies to encourage other employees to do the same) leading people to thrive and organizations to flourish; 4) Knowledge about how to design and implement human resource practices that will increase employee engagement by way of employee empowerment; 5) Creation and maintenance of an organizational culture that will benefit multiple stakeholders (employees, suppliers, customers, shareholders, surrounding communities).