George J. Siedel, of the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, has made available for download his article, “Courses on Leadership for Lawyers: Two Models for Teaching Leadership Responsibilities,” published in the Syllabus, Summer 2020 (51:4) American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. The abstract is as followed:
Law school courses and programs on leadership development have proliferated in recent years. Although concern has been expressed over whether leadership development teaching is “squishy,” and also about challenges in teaching soft skills to lawyers and law students, research indicates that these soft skills are important for effective leadership. This article addresses additional concerns. Should teaching soft skills be complemented by an introduction to leadership responsibilities? And what framework is appropriate for teaching these responsibilities?
To see the full article, click: “Courses on Leadership for Lawyers: Two Models for Teaching Leadership Responsibilities” by George J. Siedel.
Posted by Elise Kim, Managing Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.