All living things follow a path from birth to death, from the chaos of speedy growth to the stability of maturity & then decay. The study of civilizations & corporations proves a similar life cycle of integration & then disintegration & leaders are the primary cause of both. Durig this coursework you will evaluate your own leadership style, the dominant style of your organization, & place your organization on the life cycle curve. You will understand the attributes of leaders who can renew & rescue a company from what may appear to be the inevitable decline. &, you will understand the necessary diversity of leadership styles necessary to maintain a company or culture in a mature state.