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3 reasons why businesses need leaders instead of managers

Posted by Dr. James Begotka on 10/26/17 12:30 PM

In a rapidly evolving business landscape, companies don’t just need managers who are strictly concerned with what’s happening right now — they need leaders who can think critically and look towards the future.

Leadership and Organizational Development (LOD) is an emerging field that trains the business leaders of tomorrow by focusing on contemporary theories in business leadership and dynamics at a personal, interpersonal and organizational level.

Here are three reasons businesses today need leaders, not managers. To support these claims, we sought out the wisdom of Dr. Jim Begotka, Director of the Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development Program and Assistant Professor at Silver Lake College.

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Topics: Business & Leadership

New Guide: A Guide to Getting Your Master’s in Leadership and Organizational Development

Posted by Dr. James Begotka on 10/17/17 11:35 AM

Many professionals thriving in a variety of fields have begun to draw key differences between managers and leaders: Managers manage resources and processes, and leaders lead people.

Here at Silver Lake College, we made the decision to change the title of our master’s program from Management and Organizational Development to Leadership and Organizational Development (LOD), because we want to align our program with the kind of objectives that professionals wishing to advance in leadership roles find valuable.

We've created this eBook to educate you on the growing field of leadership and organizational development — A Guide to Getting Your Master’s in Leadership and Organizational Development.

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Topics: Business & Leadership

How and why Silver Lake College developed the new LOD graduate program

Posted by Dr. James Begotka on 6/1/17 8:07 AM

Silver Lake College is excited to launch the new Leadership and Organizational Development (LOD) program in the fall. This graduate-level program will provide students with the training and education required to meet the rapidly growing demand for leaders in organizations across Wisconsin and the nation.

We’re answering three common questions you may have about this new program. Read on to discover how Silver Lake College developed the new Leadership and Organizational Development graduate program – and why a Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development could benefit your career!

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Topics: Business & Leadership

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