The main purpose of this course is to evaluate an advanced approach to organizational behavior through the light of recent developments in the field of Positive Leadership Organization Scholarship.
The course offers behavioral clues on how to develop positive practices at the individual, relational, team, and organizational levels. It explores the characteristics and nature of positive teams and organizations and how leaders and organizational members can contribute to their creation.
The course will consider the impact of the positive approach on effectiveness at the various levels of the organization. It is recommended to those with an interest in the human side of organizing.
Miguel Pina e Cunha is Full Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, in Lisbon, Portugal. He holds a PhD in Management from Tilburg University (1998) and has published more than 150 papers in international journals.
He has served as a member of the International Editorial Board of the International Encyclopedia of Organizations Studies (Sage, 2008) and worked with several companies on leadership and change management processes.
Two of his latest books are “The virtues of leadership” (with Arménio Rego and Stewart Clegg, Oxford University Press, 2012) and is currently preparing “Positive Organizational Behavior” (Routledge). In 2016, he received the European Management Review best paper award.