Title: Leadership and Change Management
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1: Differentiate between different approaches to leadership in a social care setting
LO2: Appraise different leadership styles and determine their usefulness in managing change in professional social care
LO3: Analyse approaches to change managmenet and their application to social care
LO4: Assess the impact of organisational culture on a leader’s ability to manage change
LO5: Examine the effects of power, politics and conflict on change management
LO6: Assess how leaders can be developed in a social care environment
‘What is required in leadership for social care settings may differ from what is required in other professional environments’.
Critically discuss at least two theories of leadership considering their use in a social care setting of your choice. Include a critical consideration of the above statement in your discussion highlighting the specific challenges for leadership in social care.
Word count; 2000