The course outlines the historical development of motivation theory and applies it to leadership studies. Students explore the psychological contract between leader and follower that takes any of many forms between two people or between the leader and small groups. Motivation is a subject of extreme importance to anyone who supervises people. Motivated people are happier, more productive, more satisfied with their job and more willing to put forth extra effort. The leader who truly understands human motivation will find much success in this industry. Students are required to write new cases and case analyses by applying leadership and motivation theories to actual leadership situations. Prerequisite: core courses.