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UMG8011 Walking into a Toxic Team

Units : 0.25
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Student contribution band : Band 4
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022

Requisites

Enrolment is not permitted if MGT8037 has been previously completed

Overview

In your role as leader, you may encounter a team that is dysfunctional, underperforming, disengaged or "toxic". Your own leadership style and behaviours can help start the healing process, or possibly hamper it. Effective leadership requires understanding the nature of toxic teams and the sources of disfunction, as well as implementing strategies to address these.

This minicourse will help leaders understand the nature and characteristics of toxic teams, and how to identify existing and future problems. Students will also learn how leadership styles and behaviours can facilitate productive team behaviours.

Please be advised that this minicourse is made up of four parts please see MGT8037 for the full course specification.

Date printed 24 May 2022