Stephen Lee

Stephen Lee
  • Visiting Lecturer

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Teaching

Current Courses

  • MGMT301 - Tmwrk & Intrper Influenc

    Organizations emerge because individuals cannot (or do not want to) accomplish their goals alone. Likewise, employees pursue projects in teams and other small units because there is strength in numbers. For example, over 80% of Fortune 1,000 companies use teams to accomplish their goals. As such, collaboration - in relationships and in teams - is the building block of organizational effectiveness. In addition, most of your work each day will occur in a social context, and it will require you to influence others, and be influenced by, others. In this course we will use the latest evidence from the science of organizations to understand key tactics that can help you work more effectively with others and better influence and lead them as you strive to attain shared goals. We will cover topics such as team coordination, team decision making, interpersonal influence, leader effectiveness, and ethics. This course is the third module of the four-module set that comprises the Wharton Leadership Journey. MGMT 301 assumes exposure to MGMT 101 content. As of Fall 2022 MGMT 101 will become a formal prerequisite for the class.

    MGMT301003 ( Syllabus )

    MGMT301005 ( Syllabus )

Knowledge@Wharton

Will Biden’s American Families Plan Pay Off?

The American Families Plan would cost significantly more than the Biden administration's estimate of $1.8 trillion, according to a new analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model. But the plan’s proposals for free education would help to offset some of those costs in the long run.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 5/11/2021
What Stops Digital Businesses from Succeeding Globally?

In an interview about his new book ‘The Platform Paradox,’ Wharton’s Mauro Guillén explains why digital platforms can dominate some markets while floundering in others, and what it takes to create a successful global strategy.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 5/11/2021
Do You Prefer Cats or Dogs? Why Self-expression Increases Giving

People donate more to charity and tip more when they are given a chance to express themselves through choices, according to a new study co-authored by Wharton’s Jonah Berger.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 5/10/2021