Course Terms of Use

All Saylor Academy courses are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For licensing purposes, a "course" is defined as the structure, syllabus, learning outcomes, unit descriptions, and the framing text that accompanies resources curated from third parties. That excludes the third party resources themselves, including the following resources used in this course, which contain the individual licenses listed below:

A Primer on Communication Studies, v1.0

  • Provided without attribution as requested by the work's original creator or licensor
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

An Introduction to Organizational Communication, v0.0

  • Provided without attribution as requested by the work's original creator or licensor
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Boundless Business:

Boundless Management:

Boundless Sociology:

Boundless U. S. History:

Brook Manville's "Should open source leaders go native?":

Bruce Merrifield's "'Boss' Habits = Situational Leadership":

Charles R. Nichols' "Nelson Mandela: A leader's guide" and "Diversity":

  • Attributed to Charles R. Nichols
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0

Chris Cunningham's "Leadership and Conflict Management: Business Ethics":

Colin Price's "Encouraging Organizations to Change: The Influence Model"

Connson Locke's "Actions speak louder than words: Adaptive non-verbal communication is a key leadership skill for collaborative teams":

Dan Rockwell's articles:

Dave Kelly's "Aggressive Personality Type":

Donald Clark's "Introduction to Competencies"

Donelson R. Forsyth's "The Psychology of Groups":

Gary Hamel's "Nine Ways to Identify Natural Leaders":

Independence Hall Association's "Teddy Roosevelt: The Rough Rider in the White House"

Jason Bowser's "8 traits of successful entrepreneurs -- Do you have what it takes?":

  • Attributed to Jason Bowser, The U.S. Department of Commerce, and The Minority Business Development Agency
  • This material is public domain

Jim Whitehurst's "What Our Families Teach Us About Organizational Life"

Julian Birkinshaw's "The M-word":

Lieutenant Colonel Belinda L. Buckman's "Vince Lombardi as a Strategic Leader":

  • Attributed to Lieutenant Colonel Belinda L. Buckman and The U.S. Army War College
  • This material is public domain

Martin White's "Virtual Teams: Benefits & Challenges":

Opensource.com's "Advice from 5 Joomla! Project leaders: Part 1":

Organizational Behavior, v1.1:

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  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Polly LaBarre's "What's Your Default?":

Praxis Framework's "Blake and Mouton": 

Principles of Management, v1.1:

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  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Project Management from Simple to Complex, v1.1:

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  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Ruth Suehle's "Nike Improving the Environment and Communities the Open Source Way"

Sheena Iyengar's "How to Make Choosing Easier"; Ruth Chang's "How to Make Hard Choices"; and Ash Beckham's "When to Take a Stand -- and When to Let it Go":

Skip Weisman's "Great Leaders Master 'The 3 Levels of High-Performance Leadership Communication'":

The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business, v1.0

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  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

U.S. Small Business Association's "Leadership Traits":

  • Attributed to The U.S. Small Business Association
  • This material is public domain

War Resisters' International's "Techniques for consensus decision making in large groups: The spokesperson council method":

Wikispaces' "Theories of Knowledge's "Selectivity of Perception":


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