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.

    MGMT301003 ( Syllabus )

    MGMT301005 ( Syllabus )

Knowledge@Wharton

How Biases Influence CEOs Throughout Their Careers

CEOs often have a tailwind of strong performance and are expected to be more rational and objective than others. However, they are equally vulnerable to biases, according to new research co-authored by Wharton’s Marius Guenzel.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2/23/2021
Why Early 401(k) Withdrawals Are a Bad Idea

Policymakers are exploring every option to get money in the hands of people to help them cope during the pandemic. But premature, penalty-free withdrawals from retirement accounts could prove too costly down the road, says Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2/23/2021
Leading Through Hard Times: Lessons From 9/11

The devastating terrorist attack on the World Trade Center nearly 20 years ago left behind painful memories and powerful lessons about how leaders must learn and adapt, write Gregory P. Shea and his co-authors in this opinion piece.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2/23/2021