Bachelor’s in Organizational Leadership

Shattering the Glass Ceiling: The Growth of Women in Leadership Positions

The growing movement advocating for gender equality has challenged leaders across all levels of seniority and power, nationalities, and industries. Activists not only argue for gender equality as a basic human right, but they also point to examples of noteworthy female leaders who have greatly impacted the world, such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Leaders like Merkel and California Senator Dianne Feinstein have successfully advocated for tough positions on controversial issues. Yet even with the inspiring successes of women like these, there is still a big gap to close and a glass ceiling to permanently shatter. To learn more, check […]

Why Is Change Management Important for Remote Companies?

As technology continues to advance and alter the landscape of the workplace, more employers find themselves transitioning to a more remote workforce. The at-home workforce increased by 173% between 2005 and 2018, according to Global Workplace Analytics. With each passing year, that number continues to rise, and the push for remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to accelerate the trend over the long term. As workers migrate out of the office and into distance employment, employers must realize that change management is important to the success of the business. Organizations need skilled change managers to help acclimate them […]

Cross-Cultural Leadership: Leading a Diverse Workforce

Whether you’re leading a global team of culturally diverse individuals or overseeing an office in a foreign country, you may face unique management obstacles, from communication and decision-making to motivation and teamwork. Managers and leaders can take steps to develop cross-cultural leadership skills to work through the challenges of managing diverse teams of different cultures, ethnicities, religions, and races. To learn more, check out the infographic below created by Maryville University’s Online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership program. Add This Infographic to Your Site <p style="clear:both;margin-bottom:20px;"><a href="" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank"><img src="" alt="How leaders can incorporate cross-cultural leadership into their management […]

Organizational Change Management Guide for Developing Innovators & Leaders

Tables of Contents What Is Organizational Change Management?Organizational Change Management StrategiesOrganizational Change ExamplesHow to Change Organizational CultureResources for Organizational Change Management Organizational change can range from a digital transformation to a new CEO. When a major transition occurs — whether with tools, processes, or people — businesses must ensure that operations run smoothly and employees are on board with the change. If companies aren’t prepared for potential disruptions in the process, organizational change goals may not be achieved. When organizational change management techniques are applied, companies can more easily navigate complex transitions. For instance, if employees resist change, companies can […]

Organizational Leadership and the Future Development of Project Management

Project management demands a creative mind combined with a passion for organization to effectively develop, plan, and implement a project. Successful project management also requires leadership skills such as clear communication, defining goals, team building, assigning tasks to appropriately skilled team members, motivational expertise to create a committed workforce and a collaborative atmosphere, and the ability to schedule strategically to meet deadlines. In addition to staff guidance, the future development of project management (PM) will involve utilization of the latest technology — often cloud-based, but also including artificial intelligence (AI) and social collaboration tools. Completing a business degree at Maryville […]

How to Navigate Organizational Change

One of the most valuable lessons that an organizational leadership degree covers is effective change management. After all, large scale change is something that almost every business contends with. In our new infographic, we’ll show you how to navigate the risks and maximize the rewards of organizational change.