Purpose: At a time when school leadership takes on great import, we must ask how leadership can move beyond a focus on individual- and school-level changes to collective leadership that relies on the strength of relationships between schools and the communities in which they reside to foster and sustain change. Such leadership is termed…
Leadership, Policy & Organizations #12;2 At Peabody students have the opportunity to develop new College, in the Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations (LPO). The faculty believes Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair, and Professor of Education Policy and Leadership, Ellen Goldring also serves
Change Leadership and Organisational Development Consultancy Conflict Resolution Leadership and Management Development Leadership Team Building Coaching for individuals and teams Leadership Development Assessments Group Dynamics and Team Building Facilitation and Strategic Planning Leadership and Organisational
Hargreaves, Andy; Boyle, Alan
To find out how organizations turn failure into success, Andrew Hargreaves and his colleagues studied more than 15 business, sports, and education organizations. They found that the secret to these organizations' success came down to just two words: uplifting leadership. Uplifting leadership, write Hargreaves and Boyle in this article, raises…
Val, Carlin; Kemp, Jess
This study examines how a group's dynamic changes under the influence of different leadership styles, and determines what leadership style works best in a large group expedition. The main question identified was "What roles can a leader play in affecting the dynamic of a large group while partaking in a field expedition?" The following research…
Seldin, Jonathan P.
Educational Leadership Internship Handbook Faculty of Education Graduate Studies & Research of Lethbridge M.Ed. Educational Leadership Internship i Contents Introduction............................................................................................. 1 Purpose of the Leadership Internship ..................................................... 2
Seldin, Jonathan P.
Educational Leadership Internship Handbook Faculty of Education Graduate Studies & Research of Lethbridge M.Ed. Educational Leadership Internship i Contents Introduction .............................................................................................1 Purpose of the Leadership Internship......................................................2
1 Leadership Honors Application Materials Fall 2012 Purpose Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation in order to recognize and honor their leadership contributions to the University of Alaska Anchorage while maintaining academic excellence. Leadership activities must enhance
1 Leadership Honors Application Materials Spring 2012 Purpose Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation in order to recognize and honor their leadership contributions to the University of Alaska Anchorage while maintaining academic excellence. Leadership activities must enhance
Weiblen, George D
Leadership 101 Thisissueincludesstoriesonacourse focused on conflict management and leadership. Faculty interest in turn can inspire student interest. Leadership itself is more complicated. It is highly to develop leadership in our curriculum. For moststudents,leadershipstartsoutasaword. Thentheyseeexamplesof
1 Leadership Honors Application Materials Fall 2009 Purpose Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation in order to recognize and honor their leadership contributions to the University of Alaska Anchorage while maintaining academic excellence. Leadership activities must enhance
1 Leadership Honors Application Materials Spring 2013 Purpose Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation in order to recognize and honor their leadership contributions to the University of Alaska Anchorage while maintaining academic excellence. Leadership activities must enhance
Karnes, Frances A.; Bean, Suzanne M.
Discusses concepts of leadership and the need for identifying and developing leadership abilities in gifted students. Explores definitions of leadership and different leadership theories. Reviews various types of instruments for screening and identifying leadership qualities in students and describes a program for developing leadership skills. (CR)
Potter, Tami K.
Interviews with correctional educators in Education Programs in Corrections were conducted using a leadership model of five practices: enabling, challenging, encouraging, modeling, and inspiring. Although instructors do not see themselves as leaders, they incorporate all five practices to expose their inmate students to a variety of learning…
The aim of this work is to explore recent research in the field of leadership as related to education and to link such research to a possible research project. This research project would focus on increasing standardized test scores in California schools focusing on the elementary school level through focusing on increasing reading competency and…
Egan, Terrence M. I.
Profiles the accomplishments and philosophies of three individuals who strongly advocated community service and who profoundly influenced the field of experiential education, including Robert K. Greenleaf, author of "Servant Leadership"; Alec Dickson, who traveled extensively to promote the development of community service organizations worldwide;…
When thinking of leaders, people usually think of those in positions of power, such as political leaders, religious leaders, or student leaders. Yet, leaders can be found in all spheres of life, and leadership behaviors can be learned particularly in a small-group format (Hellriegel, Jackson, & Slocum, 2005). This article presents ideas and…
Orey, Michael; Moore, David M.; Reeves, Thomas
Contains the following two leadership profiles of individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of instructional technology: "Francis M. Dwyer: Visual Researcher Extraordinaire" (David M. Moore); and "Tribute to John G. Hedberg: Professor of Education, University of Wollongong" (Thomas Reeves). (MES)
James P. Spillane
Stories of leadership successes follow a familiar structure: A charismatic leader, often the CEO or school principal, takes over a struggling school, establishing new goals and expectations and challenging business as usual within the organization. This leader creates new organizational routines and structures that with time transform the school's culture, contributing in turn to greater teacher satisfaction, higher teacher expectations
Davies, Brent; Brighouse, Tim
Passionate leadership is about energy, commitment, a belief that every child can learn and will learn, a concern with social justice and the optimism that people can make a difference. The authors argue that passion survives and prospers and is a moral driving force in ensuring children becoming all they can become. That brings them to the other…
Mitstifer, Dorothy I.
This paper introduces a leadership development model that raises the question "Leadership for what?" Leadership is about going somewhere-personally and in concert with others-in an organization. Although leadership, especially position (elected or appointed) leadership, often is discussed in terms of leader qualities and skills, the…
Clark, Kenneth E., Ed.; And Others
This book on leadership includes the following selected titles: "Leadership Characteristics of Leadership Researchers" (Campbell); "Translating Research Results into Action" (Knauft); "Managers on Leaders" (Javidan); "Impact of Leadership on Corporate Success" (Lohmann); "Shido" (Bettin et al.); "Role and Meaning of Leadership Experience"…
189 Leadership Rice The mission of Leadership RiceistohelpRiceSummerMentorship ExperienceandtheLeadershipCertificate.LEAD309isofferedonlyduring thefall.Othercoursesmaybetakenindependently.LeadershipRiceLeadershipCertificateforstudentseagertoexperience personalgrowthandreflectdeeplyontheiractivitieswhileatRice.Theintention ofthecertificateisnottohavestudentsburdenedbydoingmorebuttogetmore
Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) is a non-profit center for leadership development within the environmental field; addresses the leadership development and training needs of emerging professionals, generally those with three to ten years of experience.
Leadership Development Negotiationand Conflict Resolution College of Continuing Education Your The Leadership Development Workshop Effective Negotiating and Influencing Skills Resolving Workplace Conflict High Impact Presentation Skills Mediation: Breaking the Impasse Personal Leadership: Leading the Self
Stephens, Graeme L.
APPLICATION CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COURSE RECOMMENDATION FORM CON464 Construction Leadership: __________________________ To be considered for the Construction Leadership course submit the following: Application with description in the construction industry 5) If your GPA
COMMUNITY SERVICEANNUAL REPORT 20132014 LEADERSHIP& SERVICECENTER #12;#12;Organized service of Community Service. These efforts now are led by the Leadership and Service Center part of the Department KINARD Leadership & Service Center 1 #12;THE MISSION OF THE LEADERSHIP & SERVICE CENTER The mission
School restructuring creates new expectations of those who offer leadership to schools, expectations not well captured in images of instructional leadership. This article describes a 4-year program of research about transformational forms of leadership in schools responding to a variety of restructuring initiatives. Evidence is summarized about transformational leadership practices and behaviors in schools, their effects on a variety of
Weight 0 1 2 3 1. Leadership 33% Has not demonstrated impact through a leadership role Has held a leadership role in one or more organizations and demonstrated impact Has held an organization-wide leadership role in one or more
PGDipEd (Leadership) College of Education 2014Education Lead. to seek academic advice if they wish on their leadership philosophy and practice's address burning leadership issues and develop strategies for enhancing for this programme Pathways The Postgraduate Diploma n Education (Leadership) can lead to Masters and Doctoral study
Purpose – The aim of this study is to know if ethical theories could be connected to some leadership approaches. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – In the paper eight leadership approaches are selected: directive leadership, self-leadership, authentic leadership, transactional leadership, shared leadership, charismatic leadership, servant leadership, transformational leadership. Five western ethical theories (philosophical egoism, utilitarianism, Kantianism, ethics of virtue, ethics of responsibility) are
1 UAA Leadership Honors Fall 2013 Purpose UAA Leadership their leadership contributions to the University of Alaska Anchorage while maintaining academic excellence. Leadership activities and involvement must promote individual
1 UAA Leadership Honors Application Materials Spring 2014 Purpose UAA Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation to recognize and honor their leadership contributions to the University of Alaska Anchorage while maintaining academic excellence. Leadership activities and involvement
Wisconsin at Madison, University of
Strategies for Developing Youth Leadership Youth leadership development happens through shared of youth leadership opportunities because of misconceptions about their disability, segregation in school suggestions to create opportunities and encourage leadership in youth with and without disabilities: Encourage
UAA Leadership Honors Fall 2014 Purpose UAA Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation to recognize and honor their leadership. Leadership activities and involvement must promote individual and collective growth
1 UAA Leadership Honors Application Materials Fall 2013 Purpose UAA Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation to recognize and honor their leadership contributions to the University of Alaska Anchorage while maintaining academic excellence. Leadership activities and involvement
UAA Leadership Honors Spring 2015 Purpose UAA Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation to recognize and honor their leadership. Leadership activities and involvement must promote individual and collective growth
In this report on leadership in the public schools, Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton demonstrates how to make schools better places for learning and to encourage more of it. A brief biography of Clinton is presented in the beginning. The report represents a new generation of thinking on school leadership in that it emphasizes the leadership…
Three presentations are provided from the Academy of Human Resource Development (HRD) 2000 Conference Proceedings. "Leadership Development: A Review of the Theory and Literature" (Susan A. Lynham) has four parts that analyze the leadership development process: the present state of the available body of knowledge on leadership development; core…
Church, Roy A.
An argument is presented that "leadership metanoia," (i.e., a fundamental shift of mind in relation to leadership) has recently taken hold in many parts of the country, with implications for leadership development at Lorain Community College (LCC) in Ohio. The first section of the paper reviews the work of the six behavioral scientists who exerted…
West, Cathie E.
To improve student achievement schools need the leadership of knowledgeable, highly skilled, and visionary principals and superintendents. Exemplary school leadership doesn't develop in isolation, however. Strong leadership grows from dynamic, collaborative, and intentional interactions between superintendents and their principals. These savvy…
Terrey, John N.
Current writers on the topic of educational leadership express essentially the same concerns: the absence of leadership and vision, the tendency to select survivalism over risk, and the control by managers rather than leaders. These writers highlight both the craving and the need for leadership. Several recent publications provide insights into…
Meyer, John; Stafford, Jeff
A group leadership exercise that incorporates the elements of leadership and other aspects of interaction within small groups can be useful in a basic communication course. The exercise is designed around three basic leadership styles: laissez-faire, democratic, and authoritarian. The exercise is conducted in the following way: (1) the class…
Payette, Dennis L.; Libertella, Anthony F.
This paper is a compendium of leadership behaviors that emerging or aspirant leaders could choose to enhance their management and leadership skills. These behaviors were drawn directly from the experience of the authors, both of whom have held senior leadership and management positions in business, law, and higher education. This paper is an…
Beverly J. Irby; Genevieve Brown; Jo Ann Duffy; Diane Trautman
Modernist theories in leadership were traditionally dominated by masculine incorporation and lacked feminine presence in development and language. The synergistic theory of leadership (SLT) seeks to explicate the need for a post-modernist leadership theory by providing an alternative to, and not a replacement for, traditional theories. Six aspects particular to the SLT influence the ideas and include issues concerning diversity
When teachers and administrators talk about leadership with their students and hang leadership banners on the school walls, the assumption is that leadership is grounded on an ethical framework and that leaders will have the strength to go against the tide of popular opinion. The author argues that such an assumption is a mistake. In this article,…
Mark D. Winston; Teresa Y. Neely
What role does participation in leadership development programs have on involvement in leadership activities for public librarians? In order to begin to address this issue, participants in the Snowbird Leadership Institute were surveyed regarding their involvement in leadership activities and about their perceptions regarding the impact of the leadership development experience on their careers. While it is difficult to identify
Missouri-Rolla, University of
SLI Results and Student Leadership Development The Student Leadership Inventory (SLI) was developed by the Student Affairs Student Leadership Team several years ago and has been used for leadership skill dimensions of leadership skills: Critical Thinking Communication Interpersonal Skills Ethics
Personal leadership promotes the ethical conduct of human research activities. Leadership entails application of one’s cognitive abilities, technical skills, and emotional intelligence during the conduct of research activities, Personal leadership assures human research subject protection....
ADVANCE! Leadership Experience Project Guidelines Fieldwork Practicum Description: The fieldwork component of the ADVANCE! leadership program offers students the opportunity to integrate theory exposure to that industry. Together, they design a leadership project in which the student takes an active
Kuhn, Margaret E.; And Others
Presented are two documents focusing on a peer leadership training program which pairs better students and leaders with younger high-risk students. One document briefly describes the peer leadership training program as a program in which students traveled to an environmental education center for 3 days of competitive and challenging activities,…
Hart, Ann Weaver
Successful leaders interact with group members and draw on their skills and knowledge. This paper examines some principles of interaction and socialization that support a view of effective leadership in schools--that of leadership as social validation. Inherent in the principal's job description is the tension between organizational socialization…
"Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership" (Joe Jaworski) draws on a view of the universe as open, dynamic, interconnected, and full of living qualities. The essence of leadership is an understanding of wholeness that leads to a wider set of positive possible outcomes and the ability to lead others to them. Implications for adventure educators…
Leadership development programs come in many forms, sizes, designs, perspectives, and purposes, ranging from full-time doctoral programs to lunch-time brown-bag sessions. While the ideal leadership development experience would undoubtedly be the in-depth education in theory, philosophy, and practice that comes from experiencing a full-time…
Hines, Thomas E.
Maintaining balance in leadership can be difficult because balance is affected by the personality, strengths, and attitudes of the leader as well as the complicated environment within and outside the community college itself. This article explores what being a leader at the community college means, what the threats are to effective leadership, and…
This paper presents a lecture given at the 17th Annual Lecture of the Association of University Administrators (AUA). The subject of the lecture is equality and diversity in higher education (HE) leadership, or possibly the absence of equality and diversity. The author focuses on what can be done to ensure that capable women enter HE leadership…
Karin Weber; Adele Ladkin
This study explores the development of effective leadership in the tourism industry from the perspective of current industry leaders in Hong Kong, China. The literature reviews the key themes in tourism leadership research, which is followed by an empirical qualitative study of 10 leaders in the tourism industry in Hong Kong. Findings are explored in relation to three key areas:
Spencer J. Maxcy
This article argues that rather than returning to a traditional “sociology of leadership,” which is modernist and positivist in nature, seeking both to offer multiple frameworks yielding relatively true accounts of leadership as well as providing a sing positivist foundational met a narrative that attempts to underwrite this relativism as “science,” we ought to adopt a critical and pragmatic strategy
As part of the special edition recognizing the 40th anniversary of "Educational Management Administration & Leadership" this article reviews the coverage of leadership and diversity issues in the journal. The majority of articles concerning diversity have focused on gender, with attention turning to the wider concept of diversity since the year…
Today's technology-based society and the vast influx of new information make leadership development a necessity. Many of the world's finest and most successful leaders have trusted mentors. Mentoring has emerged as a means to cultivate the leadership skills of current and future leaders. Mentoring has a rich history and harbors immense…
Davis, Heather; Macauley, Peter
This paper outlines the emerging trends for leadership in the knowledge era. It discusses these within the context of leading, creating and sustaining the performance development cultures that libraries require. The first step is to recognise that we all need to take leadership personally no matter whether we see ourselves as leaders or followers.…
Mark L. McCaslin
Reciprocating transformational leadership has its roots in the human concept of community. Leaders, leadership, relationships, and citizenship represent observable activities within the community. They manifest themselves in the form of product, process, possibilities, and participation. Each alone can lead to a form of community improvement, however if they can be unified through a commonality of purpose extraordinary events emerge. Reciprocating
Knowles, Henry P.; Saxberg, Borje O.
The values provided by managerial leadership assume increasing importance to a society permeated by religious doubt. In exercising his leadership role, his obligation and challenge are to transmit only those ideas which can form a constructive base to focus the synergy of the members of the organization. He must impose upon himself rules of…
Contends that in addition to the role of leadership as a fundamental organizational competence, leadership may be defined in terms of vision and shared values. Vision is conceptualized in holistic terms. Defines vision as an imagined or perceived but consistent pattern of communal possibilities to which others can be drawn, and whose values they will wish to share. Explains visionary
David Weiss; Vince Molinaro
Purpose – Leaders' capacity has become mission-critical in many organizations today. However, this business challenge is a struggle for many. Part of the reason is that current approaches to building leadership capacity are failing to hit the mark, and many senior leaders have little confidence in their organization's leadership development programs. This article aims to examine how organizations can close
The objective for the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is leadership that grows from excellence. This type of leadership requires that the network serve the diversity of the total population, present programs that develop new approaches to viewers' interests, strive for excellence in craftsmanship, program content, and management, and exercise…
Hutcheon, James M.
GEORGIA INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton, GA F E B 2 8 - M A R 2 ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Please answer the following questions: Have you attended the Georgia International Leadership Conference) __________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ What do you hope to gain by attending this conference
Moore, Lori L.; Odom, Summer F.; Wied, Lexi M.
Capstone courses in leadership provide students opportunities to synthesize prior knowledge about various aspects of leadership. This article describes the "Leadership for Dummies" project, which could be used as a capstone experience for leadership majors. Based on his experiences as a psychological researcher, Gardner (2008) identified five…
Diggle, Peter J.
The 6th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference The New Romantics of Responsible Leadership 8th Conference Timetable Developing Leadership Capacity in Times of Austerity and Economic Crisis Grasmere from 6th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference Monday 7th July 2014 Venue 10.30 Round Table Event
ROTATIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM #12;Grow strong leadership skillsin a one-of-a-kindFortune500. As an Evergreen, you'll be part of an 18-month leadership rotation at our Tacoma and Federal Way, Washington and mentor them to become a valuable part of our leadership succession plan. " Jim Hilger Chief Accounting
Distributed leadership is now widely known and variously enacted in schools and school systems. Distributed leadership implies a fundamental re-conceptualisation of leadership as practice and challenges conventional wisdom about the relationship between formal leadership and organisational performance. There has been much debate, speculation and…
This research investigated the female adolescent view of leadership by giving voice to student leaders through focus group discussions. The questions: What is leadership? Where/how was leadership taught?, and How was leadership practised? were explored within the context of girls' schools located in Australia, with one school located in South…
Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug; Ottesen, Eli
Leadership is currently viewed as a guarantee for educational quality and reforms, as a crucial component for schools' capacity building and as a major contributor to the transformation of practices. Although an array of leadership studies report on the need for leadership by demonstrating what leaders must do or how leadership practices should be…
GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT The Global Leadership Program at UNCG will afford. Leadership, citizenship and cross-cultural understanding have taken on new meanings and have become essential for the successful citizen of the new globalized world. The Global Leadership Program (GLP) is open to all domestic
Student Leadership Program Coordinator Application Summer 2012 Spring 2013 Please direct all (Preferable Start Date 7/1) ____ Leadership Events and Training Program Coordinator (Preferable Start Date 7 leadership skills do you hope to strengthen from a Student Leadership Program Coordinator position? 2
Davies, Brent, Ed.
The book brings together a unique set of "leadership voices" to explore the contemporary nature of school leadership. This book brings together some of the major leadership themes so that the reader can access key aspects and dimensions of leadership in one place, written by leading authorities in the field. The book aims to bridge the gap…
Leadership and leadership development are popular topics today. Concurrent with the construction of leadership theory, leadership development has emerged as a practice, with programs, consultants, reports, and networking opportunities proliferating. Given the reality of limited resources, it is critical that investments in and approaches to…
Cloud, Robert C.
Desna Wallin defines change leadership as a four-part process that "anticipates" change, "analyzes" the internal and external environments, "acts" on the basis of appropriate and timely data and the strengths of team members, and "affirms" institutional actions with the goal of continuous organizational improvement. In its finest form, change…
The Women's Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLDI) began in the USA and aims 'to support women in seeking and achieving leadership, policy and decision-making positions within all areas of professional veterinary activity'. On May 30, the WVLDI chapter at the Royal Veterinary College held its inaugural conference to raise awareness of some of the barriers to women taking up leadership roles and how these might be overcome. Sabrina Marie Castro, who organised the meeting together with Rachel Lampe and Christina Kleespies, give a flavour of the proceedings. PMID:26113335
Frasure, Kenneth J.
Inservice education of administrators has received too little attention from universities, state education departments, and the federal government. Recent developments in educational administration provide means for improving inservice education, particularly in leadership development. Various approaches to inservice education for administrators…
Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative
This webpage contains tools for math coaches and math specialists to utilize in ensuring that every teacher uses effective assessment strategies to inform teaching practice and student learning. These tools include multiple opportunities for reflection on current strategies in formative and summative assessment. These resources are built upon NCSM's PRIME Leadership Framework: Principle 4 Assessment Leadership. Each tool can be previewed on the left by clicking the name of the tool and can be viewed in full by clicking beneath the tool name.
Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative
This webpage contains tools for math coaches and math specialists and the resources they need to support teachers in their pursuit of ensuring relevant and meaningful mathematics in every lesson. These tools are built upon NCSM's PRIME Leadership Framework: Principle 3 Curriculum Leadership. Each tool can be previewed on the left by clicking the name of the tool and can be viewed in full by clicking beneath the tool name.
Feldman Harriet R. ed; Greenberg Martha J. ed
Faculty Bookself: Making Nurse Leaders by Harriet R. Feldman, Dean, and Professor, and Martha J. Greenberg, PhD, NursingAll nurses are leaders. Nurses lead patients, families, groups, communities, committees, organizations—all highly challenging and demanding in our complex health care environment. While there seems little time for leadership development, essential leadership skills are in great demand. Our new book Educating Nurses for
Walker, Lawrence R.
URBAN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAM APPLICATION as part of your Graduate College application to the Urban Leadership Program/Supervisor: #12;Part 3: LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCES: Identify any educational leadership experiences
Leadership at Work A Progress Report for the Annual Fund Leadership Giving Societies at Boston of the Annual Fund Leadership Giving Societies (AFLGS). This is the remarkable difference leadership makes in the Annual Fund Leadership Giving Societies, in honor of their leadership-level donations made without
Heikka, Johanna; Hujala, Eeva
This study aims to investigate distribution of responsibilities for leadership in early childhood education (ECE) context. It focuses on the enactments of leadership by investigating how ECE stakeholders, e.g. teachers, ECE centre directors and administrative ECE leaders in municipalities perceive the leadership responsibilities. Using focus…
James P. Spillane; Richard Halverson; John B. Diamond
School-level conditions, and school leadership in particular, are key in any effort to fundamentally change instruction. While new organizational structures and new leadership roles matter to instructional innovation efforts, what seems most critical are the ways in which leaders enact their roles and interact with school personnel and clients. Yet, the practice of school leadership has received scant attention in
Madsen, Wendy; O'Mullan, Cathy; Keen-Dyer, Helen
Leadership programs have been extensively promoted in rural communities in Australia. However, few have been evaluated. The results of the evaluation of a rural leadership program provided in this paper highlight the need for adult learning theories to be more overtly identified and utilised as the basis of planning and implementing leadership…
Feagan, Roger W.; Kupka, Cynthia J.; Laubenstein, Michelle M.; Miller, Dana L.
This report describes the findings of a doctoral team project regarding core leadership practices that support sustainable academic change. The project team reviewed literature related to sustainable change, reform models, and leadership. The empirical research regarding the relationship between district level leadership practices that contribute…
Hopkins, David, Ed.; Nusche, Deborah, Ed.; Pont, Beatriz, Ed.
This book explores what specialists are saying about system leadership for school improvement. Case studies examine innovative approaches to sharing leadership across schools in Belgium (Flanders), Finland and the United Kingdom (England) and leadership development programmes for system improvement in Australia and Austria. As these are emerging…
A social network approach was used to investigate the structural features of various emergent leadership systems in a large financial organization (n = 137), including transactional and transformational-style leadership relations. Results indicate...
Richardson, S; Valentine, P; Wood, M; Godkin, D
The Task Force for Collaborative Nursing Education Models was a successful collaboration involving female nurse administrators. The nature of leadership in the Task Force was studied as part of a larger research project examining the process of collaboration that evolved over the 40 months of its existence (October 1987-February 1991). A retrospective qualitative case study approach was used. Data were collected from an analysis of documents that had been generated by the group, and from 36 semi-structured interviews with the 28 Task Force members. Findings and conclusions about leadership were validated during a final group interview with eight selected members. Findings of this study support the following contentions: women lead differently than men, and leadership is a collective process rather than a specialized role assumed by a single person who influences the work of other group members. Leadership was also found to rotate among group members according to the issue being considered and the expertise of those present. These findings did not support the positivist theories of leadership prevalent in current nursing management text books. PMID:7788593
Alsmadi, Rana; Mahasneh, Randa
The purpose of this study was to identify the degree to which Jordanian school counselors were seen by teachers and principals to possess and display leadership behaviors related to Bolman and Deal's (1997) transformational "four framework approach" to leadership. This was based on the view that such leadership would relate to counselors'…
van Oord, Lodewijk
This article argues that an educational organization's type of leadership will to a very large extent determine the quality of personal transformation it instigates among its stakeholders. Focusing on the importance of transformative leadership, such leadership will be viewed as a critical and collaborative process in which school-based…
The workshop materials assembled in this document aim to help educators and parents build effective group processes by assessing their leadership styles, appreciating and capitalizing on their strengths, increasing their leadership effectiveness, and understanding alternative leadership styles. The author uses a behavioral matrix to categorize…
OUR PROGRAM LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH DISPARITIES PROGRAM SUBHEAD HERE Stanford University School of Medicine's The Leadership in Health Disparities Program (LHDP) developed from the Stanford Medical School students achieve academic and leadership careers. Yet, because of the persistence of health disparities
de Lijser, Peter
IMMIGRANT LEADERSHIP TRAINING CURRICULUM by Eric Cohen Juliette Steadman and Rufus Whitley 2000 94103 #12;IMMIGRANT LEADERSHIP TRAINING CURRICULUM by Eric Cohen Juliette Steadman Rufus Whitley of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. #12;#12;#12;UPDATE TO THE IMMIGRANT LEADERSHIP TRAINING CURRICULUM
Nick Turner; Julian Barling; Olga Epitropaki; Vicky Butcher; Caroline Milner
Terms such as moral and ethical leadership are used widely in theory, yet little systematic research has related a sociomoral dimension to leadership in organizations. This study investigated whether managers' moral reasoning (n 132) was associated with the transformational and transactional leadership behaviors they exhibited as perceived by their subordinates (n 407). Managers completed the Defining Issues Test (J. R.
Rajbhandari, Mani Man Singh
The dominant leadership style is defined by the situation and the kind of organizational environment and climate. This, however, does not sufficiently define the leadership qualities in school organizations. There are other factors which also determine the dominant leadership style, which are the traits and style, teachers commitments, pass out…
Based at the Hoover Institution, the China Leadership Monitor is a publication that "seeks to inform the American foreign policy community about current trends in China's leadership politics and in its foreign and domestic policies." Published quarterly, the journal began publication in 2002, and since then its reputation has continued to grow. With a wide range of perspectives included within its pages, visitors will enjoy browsing through the past issues, which they can do chronologically, or topically. Visitors can also read biographical profiles about the contributors and also browse through a list of reference tables which detail the changes within party leadership in the country. Finally, visitors should also be glad to learn that the publication covers a host of topics, including law enforcement, demographics, elections, and trade policy.
The Leopold Leadership Program at Stanford University, in California, which provides communications training for scientists, is accepting applications for the 2015 Leopold Leadership Fellowships through 28 April. The program plans to select 20 mid-career scientists as fellows to attend sessions to learn theoretical frameworks and applicable skills as well as approaches for translating scientific knowledge to action. According to the program, the goal is to create a community of engaged scientific leaders who link their knowledge to decision making about the environment and sustainability.
Thompson, Pamela Austin
Leadership development can be considered from its science, which addresses business skills, and it can be considered from the art of leadership, which addresses the management of relationships. There is also the third frame of the "leader within." In this frame, art and science are blended, melded, and matured into the unique shape of each individual's expression of leadership behavior. This third perspective also addresses the cultural diversity of leadership. It permits a comparison of the American leadership experience with the evolving leadership development in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The framework used to discuss cultural diversity of leadership development is the Center for Nursing Leadership's Dimensions of Leadership. These dimensions are a set of values, beliefs, and behaviors that look at leadership beyond the traditional skill sets. The dimensions include (1) holding the truth; (2) quest for adventure toward knowing; (3) appreciation of ambiguity; (4) holding multiple perspectives without judgment; (5) discovery of potential; (6) nurturing the emotional and intellectual self; (7) keeping commitments to oneself; and (9) diversity as a vehicle to wholeness. These dimensions explore emerging leadership shifts occuring in nurse leaders in CEE. When the CEE and American experience are compared using these dimensions, nurse leaders have far more in common, despite the cultural differences. PMID:15446607
LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS AT KU: AN ANALYSIS OF 10 STUDENT AFFAIRS LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS Student Affairs's Resource Center provides training for women to be effective leaders. The Organizations and Leadership Office offers leadership programs to members of Greek Organizations, and recently spearheaded
For the last decade, Steven Farr and his colleagues at Teach For America (TFA) have studied the most highly effective TFA teachers--those whose students make remarkable academic progress. In this article, Farr describes the qualities that distinguish these great teachers from less effective TFA teachers. They have identified six leadership…
Vender, Ronald J
Despite the influence of leadership in our lives, it remains poorly understood by most of us. This review defines leadership as "a combination of position, responsibilities, attitude, skills, and behaviors that allows someone to bring out the best in others, and the best in their organization, in a sustainable manner." There are many traits and skills demonstrated by leaders. These include talent, drive, willpower, practical wisdom, loyalty, ethical behavior, emotional intelligence, integrity, self-awareness, and resilience. However, to best understand leadership we focus on what leaders are actually required to do, rather than on the skills and traits used to accomplish these tasks. We review nine functions that are at the core of leadership: serve as the public face of the organization; articulate the vision and mission; create culture; strategic planning; decide what to focus on; select, and develop, the right people; establish a decision-making process; manage your boss; and be responsible 24/7. All leaders operate in a specific context, during a unique point in the history of their organization, with a unique set of circumstances. What is required of the leader in one set of circumstances will change as those circumstances change. If the leader understands her core responsibilities, and if she develops the people, culture, and processes necessary to deal with a changing environment, she will have the self-awareness and support necessary to continue to lead successfully. PMID:25047400
Online subscribers to Nursing Management can now access the RCNi management and leadership forum, a more direct way to contact other RCNi subscribers, especially those in your field of practice. Go to rcni.com/hub for more information. Please submit articles and opinion pieces for publication in the usual way, by emailing the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. PMID:25921904
This work focuses on the importance of teacher leadership in the virtual environment and the role of managers in the workforce. It depicts student expectations of the virtual classroom, specifically the professor's role in this environment. The study on teachers in the virtual environment is compared and contrasted with generational differences in…
IDRA Newsletter, 1997
This newsletter includes three articles on the theme of leadership development, particularly in relation to high-risk students or Mexican American communities. "Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: 'Because All Children Are Valuable'" (Linda Cantu) shares some success stories from the program, which recruits high-risk students to be tutors of younger…
In a 1998 study of effective British principals, school staffs agreed that successful heads were values-led, people- centered, achievement-oriented, inward/outward facing, and able to manage ongoing tensions and dilemmas: leadership/management, development/maintenance, autocracy/autonomy, personal time/professional tasks, personal…
Edmunds, Bill; Mulford, Bill; Kendall, Diana; Kendall, Lawrie
Results from the Tasmanian Successful School Principal Project (SSPP) survey concur with the four major leadership tensions and dilemmas identified in a background literature review. These tensions and dilemmas relate to internal/external control, ethic of care/responsibility, and an emphasis on professional/personal as well as…
Lawrie, J. W.
The author discusses limitations of the motivator-leader" (charismatic) leadership style and the psychological basis for widespread acceptance of this model. He recommends a more realistic style marked by perceptiveness, flexibility, and the manipulation of environments rather than people. (LY)
Bal, Vidula; Campbell, Michael; McDowell-Larsen, Sharon
Everyone experiences stress, and leaders face the additional stress brought about by the unique demands of leadership: having to make decisions with limited information, to manage conflict, to do more with less ...and faster! The consequences of stress can include health problems and deteriorating relationships. Knowing what signs of stress to…
Opponents of the neoliberal privatization of schools must be cautious in formulating their opposition so as not to situate themselves as the defenders of an otherwise indefensible status quo. Though we might expect professors in traditional university-based educational-leadership programs to protect their institutional self-interests and their…
Doucette, Don, Ed.
This document includes 10 issues of Leadership Abstracts (volume 6, 1993), a newsletter published by the League for Innovation in the Community College (California). The featured articles are: (1) "Reinventing Government" by David T. Osborne; (2) "Community College Workforce Training Programs: Expanding the Mission to Meet Critical Needs" by…
This article reviews the deep-rooted nature of marginalization and disadvantage and provides examples of leadership initiatives that offer the possibility of a more equitable public schooling. It provides a conceptual orientation to a pedagogy of social justice and argues that it requires development of a critical consciousness within teachers and…
Calgary, University of
engineering students with the opportunity to accelerate their careers and realize their full leadership personal structure and support for their individual development. Tier Four: Student Presidents Round Table Engineering student society presidents not only represent the student body, they are accountable
This text is intended for use in college recreation courses. It presents leadership techniques and teaching methods for conducting successful recreation programs in community centers, schools, churches, industry, hospitals, prisons, and on playgrounds. Over 1,000 program ideas and ways to teach are suggested that cover a wide range of activities…
IDRA Newsletter, 1995
This theme issue focuses on motivating young people to learn by providing leadership opportunities in school. "Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: Assessing Progress" (Josie Danini Supik) examines the program's success. This program, which trains high-risk middle and high school students as tutors of younger children, has dramatically lowered dropout…
Earley, Peter; Weindling, Dick
This is one of the most important books on school leadership because it incorporates so much research evidence from the work of the two authors themselves, and such a perceptive and intelligent understanding of the research of others. It provides an opportunity for two of the senior researchers in the field over the last 20 years to reflect on…
Teacher educators and others concerned with the present-day school reform movement may profit from a consideration of the leadership styles, psychological make-up, motivation, work habits, and personal charisma of some of the reformers of the past century. This paper examines the work of Horace Mann and attempts to juxtapose elements of his…
Eagar, Thomas W.
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP Where did we come from? Where are we going? How do we get · If it works but no one knows why, it's ENGINEERING #12;The scientist explains that which exists; The engineer creates that which never was. Theodore von Karman #12;Engineer - Noun (from French "to contrive
Starratt, Robert J.
This paper outlines a framework for moral educational leadership in an effort to get beyond the traditional ethical analyses of educational administration (Strike, Haller, and Soltis 1998; Maxcy 2002) and recent attempts to open up more synthetic and late modern perspectives (Starratt 1991; Shapiro and Stefkovich 2001). It attempts to identify a…
Explores some of the advantages and disadvantages of teamwork, suggesting that in present day companies teamwork is a must for the co-ordination of departments. Examines four team leadership styles - dictatorial, compromise, integrative teamwork and synergistic teamwork. Outlines the advantages and disadvantages of each. Concludes that synergistic teamwork, wherein the team creates something new and greater than the addition of
Alvy, Harvey; Robbins, Pam
New school principals have the necessity to lead at the very time they are learning the ropes of their new jobs. Some essential themes are identified that can guide new principals into growing in their new leadership roles, which are presented and discussed.
This document explores issues of leadership for accountability and reviews five resources on the subject. These include: (1) "Accountability by Carrots and Sticks: Will Incentives and Sanctions Motivate Students, Teachers, and Administrators for Peak Performance?" (Larry Lashway); (2) "Organizing Schools for Teacher Learning" (Judith Warren…
Russell, Jill Frymier
A qualitative research study was conducted to explore the factors relating to enthusiastic and engaged educational leadership. The methodology included interviews of successful leaders in education at the elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels, as well as a review of related research literature. The information gathered leads to the…
Cangelosi, Bonnie J.
In 2000, the author took over the leadership of a large elementary school located in a small community in western Pinellas County, Florida. During her first year, the student population was around 950 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Today the school population is around 750 students, with 93 percent being white students who live in…
Summers, Patricia Pratt
The capabilities essential for individual performance and productivity at high levels are major concerns of society. Since human competence can be studied at many levels, the research presented here addresses a higher level of competence (i.e., leadership) and its relationship to early socialization patterns. It was hypothesized that early life…
Generative Leadership is a case study of how two New York City High Schools sustain and develop leadership. The study explores their system of school governance, its rationale and beliefs, the leadership structures and how their collaborative leadership practice insures that no leader stands alone and that replacement leadership is available at…
Levitt, Dana Heller
In this article, the author explores the nature of leadership from a gendered perspective, specifically addressing leadership challenges for women. Leadership challenges, gender stereotypes, and definitions of leadership are discussed. Recommendations for professional redefinition of leadership within the counseling profession and strategies for…
Van Stryland, Eric
Leadership Enhancement Program What is it? The UCF Leadership Enhancement Program provides leadership development opportunities for program scholars to gain career enhancing skills and leadership their date of employment by July 1 of the current year are eligible to apply for the Leadership Enhancement
Van Stryland, Eric
Leadership Enhancement Program What is it? The UCF Leadership Enhancement Program provides leadership development opportunities for program scholars to gain career enhancing skills and leadership for the Leadership Enhancement Program. What are the Benefits? Monthly Seminars--a common core of seminars
David V. Day
Interest in leadership development is strong, especially among practitioners. Nonetheless, there is conceptual confusion regarding distinctions between leader and leadership development, as well as disconnection between the practice of leadership development and its scientific foundation. The present review examines the field of leadership development through three contextual lenses: (1) understanding the difference between leader development and leadership development (conceptual context);
Ayman, Roya; Korabik, Karen
For decades, understanding of leadership has been largely based on the results of studies carried out on White men in the United States. We review major theories and models of leadership as they pertain to either gender or culture. We focus on 3 approaches to leadership: trait (including leadership categorization or implicit leadership theory),…
The background essay introducing this special issue on leadership describes potential initiatives aimed at educational leadership research and development. The research supporting the invited journal articles was conducted at two national education leadership research centers. (MLF)
Rose, Amy D.
Illustrates evolving concepts of leadership: set of individual traits, set of behaviors, transaction, manipulation of organizational culture, a transformative force. Considers gender and cultural differences, trends in leadership training, and constraints of productivity as a goal of leadership. (SK)
Blanco, Philip R.
IGNITE Leadership Fellows 2012--2013 Application Instructions: Please complete the form below in its entirety. Applicants for the IGNITE Leadership Fellows cohort are expected to participate fully, and be committed to their own personal and leadership development. Name
Session on Manufacturing Leadership and Change Management Steve Cross, Executive VP for Research for change management and leadership skills in manufacturing Approach · Brief overview on leadership and change management · Brief review from related manufacturing professional groups · Discussion topic #1
Harshberger, Lorri A; Katrancha, Elizabeth D
Whether you are new to school nursing or have been practicing for years, you must be aware that the title of school nurse puts you in a position of leadership. You lead students, faculty and staff in your school; you lead the community in which you live and work. You guide people toward health. They request information when faced with a health crisis. You take control in emergencies. School nurses are at the forefront of developing school health policies and procedures. Do you have the qualities of a leader? "The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader" (Maxwell, 1999) expounds the characteristics of a good leader. This book helps the school nurse in the quest toward leadership. The following is a discussion of the main points of this book and their application to school nursing. PMID:19361047
Distributed leadership has caught the attention of researchers, policy-makers practitioners and educational reformers (Spillane,\\u000a 2006; Harris, 2008; Leithwood et al., 2009a). It is the leadership idea of the moment, even though its genesis can be traced\\u000a back to the field of organizational theory in the mid 1960s (Barnard, 1968). Critics argue that distributed leadership is\\u000a nothing more than a “new
Arizona Collaborative for the Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers
This webpage contains tools for math coaches and math specialists to support teacher reflection on how teachers create access to rich mathematics, the importance of task selection, and ensuring math learning for all students. These tools are built upon NCSM's PRIME Leadership Framework: Principle 1 Equity. Each tool can be previewed on the left by clicking the name of the tool and can be viewed in full by clicking beneath the tool name.
Campo, Miriam A.
Leadership is defined as "the position or function of a leader, a person who guides or directs a group" (Dictionary.com). Most think of a leader as the head of an organization. I challenge that: every single person is in a position to be a leader even if they are not the head of an organization and do not have direct reports. There are…
Aij, Kjeld Harald; Visse, Merel; Widdershoven, Guy A M
Purpose - The purpose of this study is to provide a critical analysis of contemporary Lean leadership in the context of a healthcare practice. The Lean leadership model supports professionals with a leading role in implementing Lean. This article presents a case study focusing specifically on leadership behaviours and issues that were experienced, observed and reported in a Dutch university medical centre. Design/methodology/approach - This ethnographic case study provides auto-ethnographic accounts based on experiences, participant observation, interviews and document analysis. Findings - Characteristics of Lean leadership were identified to establish an understanding of how to achieve successful Lean transformation. This study emphasizes the importance for Lean leaders to go to the gemba, to see the situation for one's own self, empower health-care employees and be modest. All of these are critical attributes in defining the Lean leadership mindset. Originality/value - In this case study, Lean leadership is specifically related to healthcare, but certain common leadership characteristics are relevant across all fields. This article shows the value of an auto-ethnographic view on management learning for the analysis of Lean leadership. The knowledge acquired through this research is based on the first author's experiences in fulfilling his role as a health-care leader. This may help the reader examining his/her own role and reflecting on what matters most in the field of Lean leadership. PMID:25921317
It is crucial to the progression of the school counselling profession that counsellors-in-training receive the training, knowledge, and practice in leadership that they need to counter systemic challenges that they may face. Effective leadership practices have been shown in research to be instrumental in promoting program delivery success in the…
The State Early Childhood Policy Leadership Forum seeks to build state capacity to develop and strengthen statewide, cross-system early childhood policies and programs. The Forum provides intense leadership retreats, professional development opportunities, policy discussions, and one-on-one technical assistance for individuals who are leading…
Leaders and aspiring leaders are constantly searching for role models who are successful in placing leadership theory into effective practice. This book identifies ten such role models whose heroic leadership behavior is analyzed in order to reveal what particular abilities and skills made them successful and how those attributes can be applied to…
Liang, Jia G.; Sandmann, Lorilee R.
This article presents distributed leadership as a framework for analysis, showing how the phenomenon complements formal higher education structures by mobilizing leadership from various sources, formal and informal. This perspective more accurately portrays the reality of leading engaged institutions. Using the application data from 224…
Stedman, Nicole L. P.; Rutherford, Tracy A.; Rosser, Manda H.; Elbert, Chanda
The National FFA Organization continues to be a leader in the positive development of youth. Programs sponsored by the FFA provide youth with opportunities to develop their capacity for leadership and citizenship. The Washington Leadership Conference (WLC) is a weeklong conference during the summer that culminates the FFA experience. The WLC's…
Rogers, Bill, Ed.
These 10 papers address current approaches to teacher leadership and behavior management. Each paper demonstrates a commitment to support classroom teachers with practical action research in such areas as discipline and behavior management, effective teaching, teacher leadership, working with students who show behavioral-emotional disorders, and…
Lockett, Landry L.; Boyd, Barry
This article describes how professionals leading volunteers can purposefully work toward developing the "leadership identity" of individual volunteers. These concepts and the application of them are presented in the context of Cooperative Extension volunteer groups. Specific methods of developing the leadership identity and capacity of individual…
Gunter, Helen M.; Fitzgerald, Tanya
There is an emergent field of effective leadership of schools that is the product of recent policy strategies regarding the relationship between the state, public policy and knowledge. It is argued in this paper that this is producing a centralised branded form of effective leadership for the commissioning and delivery of provision that is…
Journal of Dental Education, 1999
Presents proceedings of the American Association of Dental Schools' International Women's Leadership Conference. Addresses, panel presentations, and general-sessions topics included leadership training and promotion for women in dental education, women's health issues and research, the glass ceiling, infrastructures for research and training,…
Norris, Cynthia J.; And Others
What leaders encourage others to do must be congruent with the values they espouse and demonstrate through action. The educational leadership platform has recently been used as a tool to assist aspiring leaders in clarifying their personal values. This paper presents findings of a study that explored the effect of the educational leadership…
North Carolina Univ., Greensboro. School of Education.
The Leadership for Collaboration training symposium, held on October 18 and 19, 1993, was intended to provide team-building, leadership, and collaborative skills to those involved and interested in the care and education of young children in the Southeastern United States. Sponsored by the SouthEastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE), the…
Gurr, David; Drysdale, Lawrie; Mulford, Bill
This article provides an Australian perspective on successful school leadership that focuses on case studies in two states (Tasmania and Victoria). Case studies for each state were developed independently and are reported separately. Two models of successful school leadership are outlined and compared, with the models, showing a remarkable degree…
This article looks at women's efforts to construct an academic leadership career. It is not a study of women's leadership in general but one that takes place in what Bourdieu calls the academic field. Drawing from an in-depth interview study of 31 women from faculties of education who occupy managerial positions in universities in Canada,…
Research indicates that sex role orientation may be a better predictor of leadership behavior than biological sex. To provide support for the integration of sex role and leadership theories, two studies were conducted using college students as research subjects. In the first study, female and male students completed the Bem Sex Role Inventory…
Benjamin Palmer; Melissa Walls; Zena Burgess; Con Stough
Emotional intelligence has become increasingly popular as a measure for identifying potentially effective leaders, and as a tool for developing effective leadership skills. Despite this popularity, however, there is little empirical research that substantiates the efficacy of emotional intelligence in these areas. The aim of the present paper was to explore the relationship between emotional intelligence and effective leadership. Emotional
Purpose: This paper aims to assess the empirical utility and conceptual significance of distributed leadership. Design/methodology/approach: Three main sources of evidence are drawn on. The paper reviews some neglected commentary of an early generation of distributed leadership theorists. It also discusses a strand of social science writings on…
This paper provides insight into distributed leadership by contrasting the oppositional messages found in the literature, and by examining differences in the rhetoric and reality associated with its application. Specifically, the treatment of power and accountability within the distributed leadership theoretical framework is difficult to…
Allix, Nicholas M.
James MacGregor Burns's conceptualization of transforming leadership stressed the moral and educative nature of the leader-follower relationship. However, critical examination of Burns's account uncovers philosophical and technical difficulties with some of his central claims. Transformative leadership may be structured more for domination than…
Hamaker, Mary Lou Nava
Written for staff developers and resource personnel who work with parents, this curriculum guide is designed to develop leadership skills in migrant parents who have been elected to leadership positions in their respective Parent Advisory Committees. The booklet focuses on developing such skills as knowing how to use parliamentary procedure,…
Broome, Marion E
In this article, there is a leadership discussion related to the development of leaders in nursing science-a topic rarely discussed. Given the recent dramatic shifts in funding as well as changes in methods of inquiry and data models, there is a clear need for individuals in nursing science who can not only negotiate the turbulent waters of funding but can also lead teams of others, and the discipline, to generate and translate knowledge that will truly be useful to providers, patients, and families. This requires leaders in science who can challenge the prevailing views and traditional paths to excellence held sacred by some. PMID:25805391
Ebadifard Azar, Farbod; Sarabi Asiabar, Ali
Background: Effective leadership is essential to passing through obstacles facing the health field.The current health care system in Iran has major problems and gaps in the field of effective leadership. The aim of this study was to evaluate hospital managers’ leadership style through selfassessment and to determine the correlation between leadership styles with healthcare executives’ leadership readiness and leadership effectiveness. Methods: In this cross-sectional study a self-administered questionnaire completed by all internal healthcare executives of all teaching and non-teaching hospitals affiliated to Iran University of Medical Sciences. Questionnaire was composed to determine demographic information, leadership style questions, leadership effectiveness and leadership readiness. Descriptive statistics and Pearson correlation coefficient were used for data analysis. Results: According to the findings, the dominant style of healthcare executives was transformational leadership style (with a score of 4.34). The leadership effectiveness was estimated at about 4.36 that shows the appropriate level of leadership effectiveness. There was a significant correlation (correlation coefficient of 0.244) between leadership readiness and transformational leadership style (p<0.05). Also, there was a significant correlation between leadership effectiveness with transformational (0.051) and transactional (0.216) styles. Conclusion: There was a correlation between leadership readiness and leadership effectiveness with leadership styles. Application of this research will be crucial to universities and healthcare executives. This study suggests that strengthening the scientific basis is essential for leadership readiness and leadership effectiveness in healthcare system. PMID:26000260
Leadership Rice Leadership Rice exists to encourage and equip Rice students to obtain leadership roles at Rice and beyond. We provide leadership development opportunities to undergraduates from every. Leadership Rice classes prepare students for the challenges and opportunities leaders face today. Classes
206 Leadership Rice Leadership Rice exists to encourage and equip Rice students to obtain significant leadership roles at Rice and beyond. We provide leadership development opportunities and ability to translate ideas to action. Leadership Rice also sponsors the Toastmaster's International club
New Mexico, University of
Passport to Leadership Series Course Descriptions 11/2011 Passport to Leadership Series Course # Course Title Description LSC100 Essentials of Leadership This course is intended for individuals with leadership/management experience. Learn the challenges of leadership today; be introduced to the interaction
Pillai, Rajnandini, Ed.; Stites-Doe, Susan, Ed.
This book provides a collection of strategies for teaching leadership. It includes the creative use of films, classics, and fiction in teaching leadership; teaching leadership to specific audiences; team teaching and collaboration; and assessing outcomes. Following are the chapter titles and authors: "Blockbuster Leadership: Teaching Leadership…
Over the course of the last several decades, K-12 educational systems have begun to adopt digital technologies to support teaching and learning. These tools have enabled the rise of online schools as well as fundamentally changing practices of school leadership. However little attention has been given to how instructional leadership is changed…
Lashley, T.L. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
Begun as a Teacher Enhancement Project in 1990, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is now hosting as annual four-week Elementary Science Leadership summer institute for twenty-five teacher/administrator participants. During 1993-95 summer institutes, the participants receive instruction in science/math content, pedagogy, leadership training, and evaluation techniques. Science topics and instruction will be selected from the best available resources at ORNL, pedagogy and evaluation techniques will be directed by the University of Tennessee`s College of Education, and leadership training will be based on established leadership training models. During the academic year component, participants will: (1) share new math/science knowledge and curriculum with their students and fellow teachers while continuing to develop additional curriculum to share with other Leadership Institute participants, (2) work with the established state-wide advisory group to contribute to systemic reform in math/science education, and (3) prepare and deliver NSF leadership Institute-related math/science presentations at local and state educational conferences. Graduate credit for summer and academic-year participation in the NSF Leadership Institute will be offered through the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Harris, Alma; Spillane, James
Distributed leadership is an idea that is growing in popularity. There is widespread interest in the notion of distributing leadership although interpretations of the term vary. A distributed leadership perspective recognises that there are multiple leaders and that leadership activities are widely shared within and between organisations. A…
Parker, Jeanette Plauche; Begnaud, Lucy Gremillion
This book provides an overview of leadership in grades 6-12. Drawing upon theories based on cognitive and affective leadership and the role of leadership in gifted education, it discusses leadership as it pertains to research projects, problem solving, interpersonal communication, and decision-making. The book offers strategies for curriculum…
Sypawka, William; Mallett, William; McFadden, Cheryl
The future of the community college system will depend on sound leadership, and its success will rely on how well academic deans effectively direct their units. The study investigated the dean's leadership styles using Bolman and Deal's Leadership Orientation Instrument to discover their primary leadership frame with a focus on how data may be…
Owings, Jeffrey A.; Nelson, Clifford L.
Leadership training and recognition of leadership skills have been a cornerstone of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) since its inception. To determine if certain personality characteristics are associated with individuals who hold leadership positions and if the level of leadership reflects particular personality traits, 147 FFA chapter and…
opportunities offered via Research Futures include: Scottish Crucible A prestigious leadership and development Leadership & Development for the academic community - including Heriot-Watt Crucible and Heriot-Watt EngageResearch Futures Academic Leadership and Development Centre for Academic Leadership & Development
The Cass MSc in Leadership Programme dates Introduction 15-17 May 2014 Sandhurst Introductory workshop Module one 19-21 June 2014 24-26 July 2014 18-20 September 2014 20-22 November 2014 Cass Sandhurst Cass Sandhurst Personal leadership challenge Senior global leadership Personal leadership practice
This paper explores the nature and importance of leadership in technical projects. It argues that there is a need to develop a leadership model incorporating the distinguishing personality and occupational characteristics of technical professionals. It tested the applicability of Bass and Avolio’s transformational leadership model in an information systems project environment along with technical leadership scale derived from the technical
Wagner, G Gale; Brown, Corrie C
The public needs no reminder that deadly infectious diseases such as FMD could emerge in any country at any moment, or that national food security could be compromised by Salmonella or Listeria infections. Protections against these risks include the knowledge that appropriate and equivalent veterinary education will enable detection and characterization of emerging disease agents, as well as an appropriate response, wherever they occur. Global veterinary leadership is needed to reduce the global threat of infectious diseases of major food animal and public health importance. We believe that the co-curriculum is an excellent way to prepare and train veterinarians and future leaders who understand and can deal with global issues. The key to the success of the program is the veterinarian's understanding that there is a cultural basis to the practice of veterinary medicine in any country. The result will be a cadre of veterinarians, faculty, and other professionals who are better able (language and culture) to understand the effects of change brought about by free trade and the importance of interdisciplinary and institutional relationships to deal effectively with national and regional issues of food safety and security. New global veterinary leadership programs will build on interests, experience, ideas, and ambitions. A college that wishes to take advantage of this diversity must offer opportunities that interest veterinarians throughout their careers and that preferably connect academic study with intensive experiential training in another country. At its best, the global veterinary leadership program would include a partnership between veterinarians and several international learning centers, a responsiveness to the identified international outreach needs of the profession, and attention to critical thinking and reflection. The global veterinary leadership program we have described is intended to be a set of ideas meant to promote collaboration, coalitions, and discussion among veterinarians and veterinary educators who may be intrigued by the concept. The impact of the program can be summarized as follows: Outreach Programs: The global veterinary leadership program will establish new partnerships between veterinarians and veterinary college faculty as they supervise the international internships and see a relationship between their goals and the value of food safety to this country. Strategic Opportunity: The program will build on the critical role that US veterinarians and veterinary colleges already play in strengthening the safety of free trade in this hemisphere. Diversity in an Age of Specialization: The program will combine a global orientation, language ability, and access to comprehensive, research- and economic-related work/study opportunities to expose veterinarians to the expanding world market for veterinary expertise. New Linkages Through Corporate Partners: Through the success and high visibility of current research and education programs, most veterinary colleges are well positioned to engage industry, government, and university leaders in ways to use the proposed program to increase the flow of new ideas and talent into the world food enterprise. International Funding: A new partnership among veterinarians, industry, government, and university leaders can coordinate strong multilateral requests for funding from national and international sources. An Interdisciplinary Strategy that Benefits Veterinary Medicine: The program will combine the diverse veterinary research and education system with our strong national and international network of collaborators to provide globally competent veterinarians who will be needed for the corporate and public opportunities of the future. PMID:12442573
Andenoro, Anthony Clyde
This study examined formal leadership degree programs and their ability to prepare professionals for leadership positions. This study provided data outlining the necessary competencies for leadership positions and examined the current activities...
To help school administrators plan for the future and maintain a course of educational advancement, this article explains the four elements of good leadership practice: courage, character, communication, and caring. (MLH)
The Robert Noyce Foundation
This webpage contains tools for math coaches and specialists to utilize, to analyze and refine their work with teachers to ensure research-informed best practices are used. These tools are built upon NCSM's PRIME Leadership Framework: Principle 2 Teaching and Learning Leadership. Each tool can be previewed on the left by clicking the name of the tool and can be viewed in full by clicking beneath the tool name.
Goldman, Steven A.
, Influence and Leadership in Complex Organizations (5 credits) Epidemiology and Population Health ManagementLeadership in Health Care Systems: Health Care Organization Management and Leadership Track: Health Care Organization, Management and Leadership Clinical Research Coordinator Clinical Nurse
Sanhueza, José A. (José Antonio)
The current environment demands a better quality of leadership in organizations. In order to improve leadership capabilities, companies can create leadership development programs. However, not all companies embrace leadership ...
Kamat, Vineet R.
Jewish Communal Leadership Program The Jewish Communal Leadership Program (JCLP), offered an MSW and a Certificate in Jewish Communal Leadership. Students combine study of community systems · Four-term Integrative Leadership Seminar · Contemporary Cultures in the United States · Planning
This article reviews and evaluates major theories of leadership and summarizes findings from empirical research on leadership. Major topics and controversies include leadership versus management, leader traits and skills, leader behavior and activities, leader power and influence, situational determinants of leader behavior, situational moderator variables, transformational leadership, importance of leadership for organizational effectiveness, and leadership as an attributional process. Methodological
The connections between regional organization and regional leadership in postsecondary education are considered. The role of leadership, various styles of leadership, and strategies for implementing the development of leadership are discussed. Leadership qualities demanded by regionalism that are different from leadership qualities needed in other…
Bush, Tony; Glover, Derek
Heroic models of leadership based on the role of the principal have been supplemented by an emerging recognition of the value of "distributed leadership". The work of effective senior leadership teams (SLTs) is an important manifestation of distributed leadership, but there has been only limited research addressing the relationship between this…
Lahtero, Tapio Juhani; Risku, Mika
The research presented in this article is a description of the symbolic leadership and leadership culture in one unified comprehensive school in Finland. The study is a phenomenological qualitative case study based on triangulation. Leadership is studied through its functional, verbal and material dimensions. Leadership culture is regarded as one…
Women in upper-level leadership positions in higher education are underrepresented. This study examined the predominant leadership styles of women who have achieved upper-level leadership positions in higher education explored intentional changes in their leadership styles. Primarily, the study sought to determine if these leaders had similar…
Davison, P. Dru
This study examined the relationship between band director leadership styles and the strength of student leadership within the bands. This study also examined the differences between leadership styles, student leadership strength, and band festival ratings (marching and concert). Subjects (N = 42) were band directors from Texas and Arkansas who…
189 Leadership Rice The mission of Leadership Rice is to help Rice University undergraduates from. Leadership Rice explores how heart and mind, theory and practice, and ideas and actions come together during the fall. Other courses may be taken independently.Leadership Rice's Summer Mentorship Experience
Suzanne Jane Perillo
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how leadership can be conceptualised as a social fashioning process performed in everyday practice as a de-centred web of sociomaterial network building activity. Rather than positioning investigations of leadership according to units of analysis or a priori variables of interest, the leadership approach adopted is underpinned by the assumption that leadership is
Barber, Margaret E.; Meyerson, Debra
This paper addresses the changing face of the principalship--the role of leadership preparation and development programs in preparing women for positions of school leadership and the resulting changes in the conception of the work of school leadership. This increasing focus on preparing women for positions of school leadership highlights two…
Breaker, Jason Lee
A study of 118 secondary school principals in Oregon was conducted to examine the relationship of transformational leadership to secondary school principals' leadership performance. This study measured the transformational leadership of secondary school principals in Oregon using the "Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (5X-Short)" (Avolio &…
Harris, Kendra E.
This single-case qualitative study examines leadership in an institution of higher education using the Responsible Leadership for Performance (RLP) model (Lynham & Chermack, 2006) as a framework. The study explores how using a paradigm of collective leadership as an alternative to models of individual leadership could inform understanding of…
Ming S. Singer; Alan E. Singer
The Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (Bass, 1985) was administered to police officers in New Zealand (Study 1) and to employees of three companies in Taiwan (Study 2). Results showed that siruational constraints affected actual leader behavior, as well as leadership preference scores. The results indicated that mechanistic organizations such as the police force do not necessarily foster transactional leadership. Leadership in
Ecker, N; Smith, J
Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) employs a wide range of local programs to assist young people in developing the skills necessary to make responsible decisions and help them become good leaders in the future. The mission that underpins their work with the youth is to help them recognize the powerful positive impact they can have on their peers, friends, loved ones, and families. For the last 16 years, peer education has played an essential role in the programs and services of PPNC for teens. The Teen Advocate Project (TAP) has trained and supported dozens of local youth who have in turn participated in several outreach and education activities. The PPNC also created the Teen Info Line, a telephone peer support service operated by and for teens. Along with the TAP, PPNC operates three other successful components of its education programs targeting the youth and their families: 1) male involvement program, 2) multicultural education program, and 3) substance awareness/sexual health education program. In recognizing that its mission to help the youth must not stop at the county border, PPNC established the Global Institute for Training in 1992 to develop youth leadership programs throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe. PMID:12295858
Timothy R. Hinkin; Chester A. Schriesheim
Bass and his colleagues initiated the empirical investigation of transformational and transactional leadership two decades ago. They proposed that transformational leadership is comprised of four dimensions, that transactional leadership is composed of three dimensions, and that an additional category of non-leadership exists (laissez-faire leadership). The Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) has been developed to assess these dimensions and much has been
Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students ...
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SELECT: Student Leadership Development Program July 2013 SELECT Monthly eager to greet potential engineering students at the May at Mac Open SELECT Student Engineering Leadership program but relaying information about
Solomon, Jeffrey; Hunter, Jeremy
Using Howard Gardner's concept of existential intelligence along with others such as Jerome Bruner, explores the psychology of spirituality and leadership. Describes how famous film director uses meditation in his work. Draws implications for educational leadership. (PKP)
of the continental divide, you should have something useful to offer on leadership development. Helping them think and as the person who has attended the greatest number of leadership programs this side of the continental divide
Ayman, Roya; Korabik, Karen
For decades, understanding of leadership has been largely based on the results of studies carried out on White men in the United States. We review major theories and models of leadership as they pertain to either gender or culture. We focus on 3 approaches to leadership: trait (including leadership categorization or implicit leadership theory), behavioral (including the two-factor, transformational-transactional leadership, and leader-member exchange models), and contingency (i.e., contingency model of leadership effectiveness and normative decision making). We discuss how dynamics related to either culture or gender (e.g., stereotypes and schemas, ingroup-outgroup interaction, role expectations, power and status differentials) can have an important impact on many aspects of leadership. PMID:20350015
Kleon, Scott; Rinehart, Susan
Teen participants in the Ohio 4-H Teen Community Leadership College (n=64) perceived their leadership skills to be much higher after the program. They appeared to need improvement in initiative, assertiveness, and objectivity. (SK)
This article discusses solo and distributed leadership. Using the anniversary of "Educational Management Administration & Leadership" as a focal point, it looks back over the last 40 years of "EMAL", using this to frame a wider discussion of the relationship between solo and distributed leadership approaches. It acknowledges other approaches to…
Arvidsson, Marcus; Johansson, Curt R.; Ek, Asa; Akselsson, Roland
In high-risk environments such as air traffic control, leadership on different levels plays a certain role in establishing, promoting, and maintaining a good safety culture. The current study aimed to investigate how leadership styles, leadership style adaptability, and over and under task leadership behavior differed across situations, operative conditions, leadership structures, and working tasks in an air traffic control setting. Study locations were two air traffic control centers in Sweden with different operational conditions and leadership structures, and an administrative air traffic management unit. Leadership was measured with a questionnaire based on Leader Effectiveness and Adaptability Description (LEAD; Blanchard, Zigarmi & Zigarmi, 2003; Hersey & Blanchard, 1988). The results showed that the situation had strong impact on the leadership in which the leadership behavior was more relationship oriented in Success and Group situations than in Hardship and Individual situations. The leadership adaptability was further superior in Success and Individual situations compared with Hardship and Group situations. Operational conditions, leadership structures and working tasks were, on the other hand, not associated with leadership behavior.
Marcketti, Sara B.; Kadolph, Sara J.
Leadership beliefs contribute to behaviors and attitudes. The purposes for conducting this study were 1) to gain an understanding of undergraduate students' leadership beliefs, 2) to implement three distinct leadership modules into an introductory textiles and clothing course, and 3) to assess the modules' effectiveness in promoting empowering…
Lavery, Shane D.; Hine, Gregory S. C.
Adolescents possess enormous leadership potential. They are tomorrow's leaders in the workplace, the family, the community, and in government. Increasingly, schools have taken on the significant responsibility of nurturing leadership in young people. Schools are, as van Linden and Fertman (1998) have noted, "hotbeds of leadership…
Bleich, Michael R
Critical moments in life define one's character and clarify true values. Reflective leadership is espoused as an important practice for transformational leaders. Professional development educators can help surface and explore defining moments, strengthen leadership behavior with defining moments as a catalyst for change, and create safe spaces for leaders to expand their leadership capacity. PMID:26057159
Halverson, Richard; Clifford, Matthew
This article explores the idea of distributed instructional leadership as a way to understand instructional leadership practice in comprehensive high schools. Our argument is that distributed leadership analyses allow researchers to uncover and explain how instructional improvement in high schools occurs through the efforts of multiple individuals…
Minckler, Cheri Hoff
This quantitative study explores the relationship between school leadership and the development and sustenance of teacher social capital. The literature review discusses aspects of leadership theory to elucidate understanding of how leadership influences teachers' working relationships. Quantitative methodology and analyses ascertain the…
Riutta, Satu; Teodorescu, Daniel
While leadership development is considered an important goal of education on many campuses, very little is known about how leadership skills develop in a diverse environment, which most colleges will be in the future. We compare causes for Socially Responsible Leadership (SRL) at the end of college students' first year in one diverse liberal…
Jenkins, Daniel M.
This research explores the instructional strategies most frequently used by leadership educators who teach academic credit-bearing undergraduate leadership studies courses through a national survey and identifies signature pedagogies within the leadership discipline. Findings from this study suggest that class discussion--whether in the form of…
Hayashi, Aya; Ewert, Alan
This study explored the concept of outdoor leadership from the perspectives of emotional intelligence and transformational leadership. Levels of emotional intelligence, multifactor leadership, outdoor experience, and social desirability were examined using 46 individuals designated as outdoor leaders. The results revealed a number of unique…
Much has been written about leadership in business management, but very little research has been done on leadership in academic departments. Department chairs have the authority to make most departmental decisions, but rarely does formal training exist for this position. Therefore, there is a need to study how the leadership styles among…
Patrician, Patricia A; Oliver, Douglas; Miltner, Rebecca S; Dawson, Martha; Ladner, Kathleen A
Charge nurses are untapped leadership resources that can be groomed for future advanced leadership positions in healthcare organizations. The purpose of this study was to understand the development needs for the charge nurse role. This study demonstrates they receive little or no training for assuming positions of leadership and offers suggestions for enhancement of preparation. PMID:22968118
"Educational Leadership" is a major research book on contemporary leadership challenges for educational leaders. In this groundbreaking new work, educational leaders in schools, including teachers, are provided with ways of analysing and resolving common but complex leadership challenges. Ethical tensions inherent in these challenges are…
Neely, Margery A.; Kling, Emily B.
Developed short-term cooperative wilderness leadership camp to determine if behavioral changes in interpersonal communication and group interaction occurred for 4-H adolescent leaders. Compared adolescents in leadership camp, county camp, and conservation camp settings. Results suggest that leadership development through cooperative survival…
Zame, Martin Y.; Hope, Warren C.; Respress, Trinetia
Purpose: Leadership is a key commodity in twenty-first century organizations. This is especially true for school organizations. This paper aims to respond to six questions about head teachers and leadership of basic schools. Design/methodology/approach: Head teachers responded to survey items about proficiencies required for effective leadership…
Dentith, Audrey M.; Peterlin, Barbara
This paper describes the ways that feminist theories, history and pedagogies can be infused into leadership preparation programs in educational administration. This work is situated with the larger movement of leadership for social justice. The authors describe the theoretical frame for this work and the organization of a feminist leadership…
Leithwood, Kenneth; And Others
This book describes change in the nature of school leadership as required by the nature of future schools. Two chapters in part 1 develop the perspective for leadership, based on problem solving, for the future. Chapter 1 argues that the problem for future leadership has three components: (1) developing a shared, defensible vision of a future…
Halverson, Richard; Kelley, Carolyn; Shaw, James
The Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL) is a formative assessment that provides feedback to schools on the research-based leadership practices necessary to improve teaching and learning. Instead of focusing on an individual leader, CALL measures leadership practices in tasks carried out by actors across the school and…
Earley, Peter; Jones, Jeff
"Accelerated Leadership Development" captures and communicates the lessons learned from successful fast-track leadership programmes in the private and public sector, and provides a model which schools can follow and customize as they plan their own leadership development strategies. As large numbers of headteachers and other senior staff retire,…
Murphy, Joseph, Ed.; Datnow, Amanda, Ed.
This volume explores the role of leadership in comprehensive school reform (CSR). It consists of 12 chapters: (1) "The Development of Comprehensive School Reform" (Joseph Murphy and Amanda Datnow); (2) "Expeditionary Learning Schools: Tenacity, Leadership, and School Reform" (Greg Farrell); (3) "The Modern Red School House: Leadership in…
Hardy, Christopher R.
PASSHE Women's Consortium 24th Annual Undergraduate Women's Leadership Institute "Fostering the Leadership of Women" Sunday, June 24, through Friday, June 29, 2012 McKeever Environmental Learning Center Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania #12;ABOUT THE INSTITUTE The Leadership Institute for Undergraduate Women
Master of Arts Concentration: School Leadership Program of Study (39 credits) Effective January: EDSL 718: Organization and Control of American Schools (3) EDSL 719: Leadership in Educational Leadership (3) EDSL 823: School Finance (3) EDSL 849: The Principalship (3) Prerequisites: EDSL 718 & 719
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Master of Arts Concentration: School Leadership Program of Study (39 credits) Effective August 2012: Organization and Control of American Schools (3) EDSL 719: Leadership in Educational Organizations (3) EDSL 727 825: Schools and the Law (3) EDSL 840: Supervision and Instructional Leadership (3) EDSL 823: School
de Lijser, Peter
College of Education Department of Educational Leadership (657) 278-4023/ Fax (657) 278-3310 email@example.com http://ed.fullerton.edu/EdLeadership/index.htm Dear Fellow Educator: Thank you for your interest in the educational leadership credential (Preliminary Administrative Credential
RACIAL DIVERSITY IN THE STAFF LEADERSHIP OF MILWAUKEE'S NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Helen Bader Diversity in the Staff Leadership of Milwaukee's Nonprofits I Fall 2011 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This project serving in second-tier leadership roles, provided their perspective and offered suggestions for increasing
This article proposes a new unit of analysis in the study of leadership. As an alternative to the current focus, which is primarily on the deeds of individual leaders, the article proposes distributed leadership. The article shows how conventional constructs of leadership have difficulty accommodating changes in the division of labor in the workplace, especially, new patterns of interdependence and
Pulfrey, David L.
Appreciative Leadership Development Offered in Canada! November 18, 19, 25, 26 Vancouver, British Columbia The Appreciative Leadership Development Program is an innovative strengths-based learning process during which you discover and build upon your Leadership Positive Core -- your unique strengths, skills
Myers, Lawrence C.
RESEARCH Open Access The Being of Leadership Wiley W Souba Abstract The ethical foundation that a realigned leadership framework - one that distinguishes being a leader as the ontological basis for what pillars of leadership - awareness, commitment, integrity, and authenticity - are proposed as fundamental
Dean's Task Force on Engineering Leadership Education Final Report May 5, 2010 Doug Reeve (Chair, Membership 1. There is an Urgent Need for Engineering Le 2. Leadership Education ...8 Engineering Leaders. Capability and Compe Engineering Leadership 5 Curriculum Concepts Co-curricular Concepts Extra
Educational Leadership Description of the Program The Administrative Services Credential programs of leadership in P-12 education institutions. All students are admitted starting in the fall of each academic to the Educational Leadership program area of concentration for the M.A. degree in Education. This course of study
Bush, Tony; Glover, Derek
The growth in the importance of school leadership has been accompanied by theory development, with new models emerging and established approaches being redefined and further developed. The purpose of this paper is to review current and recent writing on leadership models. The paper examines theoretical literature, to see how leadership is…
Moller, Jorunn; Eggen, Astrid Birgitte
This article aims at presenting some of the findings from the Norwegian part of the "Successful School Leadership Project". In order to adequately capture the complicated and dynamic nature of leadership in the participating schools, a distributed and micro-political perspective on leadership is chosen. The Norwegian team has been investigating…
Rutherford, Tracy A.; Townsend, Christine D.; Briers, Gary E.; Cummins, Richard; Conrad, Charles R.
Future Farmers of America (FFA) members (n=291) who attended the Washington Leadership Conference completed a leadership skills inventory. Size of FFA chapter, involvement in activities, and service as an officer were slightly positively correlated with perceptions of leadership skills. (Contains 18 references.) (SK)
The need for effective early childhood leadership has never been greater than in this time of global economic crisis, demand for standards-based practice, and increased accountability for program outcomes. Distributed leadership is a hot topic in the educational leadership world, and much has been written about taking a distributed approach to…
Hargreaves, Andy; Fink, Dean
Distributed leadership in schools is not exclusive to professional learning communities; it is distributed in all schools, for good purposes and for bad, by design and by emergence. In this article, we describe a normative view of distributed leadership that tends to be a leadership of advocacy, and we offer a descriptive perspective that argues…
Porter, Jeanne L.
The importance of dialogue in developing community leadership among diverse groups is described. In the context of South Carolina's Penn School for Preservation, ways communities can create diverse leadership cadres working toward common goals are explored. Common assumptions about the effectiveness of current leadership training methods are…
Preceptors' leadership characteristics influence nursing students' clinical experience. Preceptors' leadership styles can be assessed with the Myers Briggs Type Indicator or Hersey and Blanchard's Leader Behavior Analysis II instrument, which identifies four styles based on situational leadership. (Contains 25 references.) (SK)
Simon A. Moss; Simon Ngu
This study examined whether personality, as represented by the five-factor model, influences preferences towards leadership styles. To explore this issue, 166 nursing employees completed a questionnaire that assessed their personality and preferred leadership style. Extraversion and conscientiousness coincided with favorable attitudes towards transformational leaders. Agreeableness and openness were inversely related to attitudes towards transactional leadership. Neuroticism was positively associated, but
Draws on a range of country contexts to shed light on the ways in which the practice of leadership is shaped by national aspirations. Examines whether there is a set of ideas, arrangements, and activities that appear to sustain new forms of leadership that support democracy, or whether democratic leadership of schools is a chimera. (Contains 29…
Osteen, Laura; Coburn, Mary B.
The International Leadership Association's (ILA) Guiding Questions (2009) identify context as the foundational framework from which educators build successful leadership programs. Echoing sentiments from W. K. Kellogg's landmark study "Leadership in the Making" (Zimmerman-Oster and Burkhardt, 1999), context matters. Context includes tangible and…
Purpose – From the competency point of view, this article aims to review and discuss existing global leadership and other related literature, and to combine findings and suggestions provided in previous literature in a more integrative framework of global leadership competencies. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – The paper reviews and discusses the terminology used in the international global leadership literature. This is followed
Bucic, Tania; Robinson, Linda; Ramburuth, Prem
Purpose: This paper seeks to explore the effect of leadership style of a team leader on team-member learning in organizations, to conceptually extend an initial model of leadership and to empirically examine the new model of ambidextrous leadership in a team context. Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative research utilizing the case study method…
The relationship of human development to leadership growth and organizational learning is becoming more significant as organizations recognize the value of skilled leadership. In order to foster collective intelligence and innovation in groups, leadership throughout an organization benefits from the understanding of processes involved in…
Victor Dulewicz; Malcolm Higgs
Purpose – To investigate the new leadership dimensions questionnaire (LDQ) and a related framework for assessing an individual's leadership style in relation to the context in which the leader works; the three new LDQ sub-scales designed to measure organisational context, follower commitment and leader performance; and the relationship between personality and leadership.Design\\/methodology\\/approach – Research is reported on LDQ data from
Gene M. Alarcon; Joseph B. Lyons; Bradley R. Schlessman; Alexander J. Barelka
The current study explored the relationship between coping and leadership in a military sample. Data were collected from Air Force officers attending a 6-week professional military education course focusing on leadership development. Correlation analyses illustrate that leadership styles are associated with different styles of coping. Hierarchical regression further demonstrates that transformational leaders use more positive reinterpretation and problem-focused coping strategies
Business students nowadays are not, for the most part, poets. A growing proportion come to business school with a background in investment banking or management consulting and an undergraduate business major, rather than a degree in the arts and sciences. MBA students are already very familiar with business. A number of scholars and businesspeople have begun to question the scientific model that dominates business research and teaching. Formalized management tools work well enough if you're studying techniques for financial valuation, but less so when you're studying leadership and organizational behavior. Some argue that students could learn a lot more about these subjects if they took a course in literature. Examples from fiction can be as instructive as any business textbook. HBR senior editor Diane Coutu recently met with Joseph Badaracco, Jr., for a wide-ranging discussion of what leaders can learn from literature. For the past decade, Badaracco, the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School, has used classical literature to provide well-rounded, complex pictures of leaders in all walks of life-particularly leaders whose psychological and emotional challenges parallel those of senior executives. Fiction provides some of the most powerful and engaging case studies ever written. Unlike contemporary management literature, which is relentlessly upbeat, classical literature is unsparingly realist. Leaders often struggle and sometimes fail-and the stakes are high. When business leaders read about the conflicts of literary characters, they can better understand their own circumstances. We pay far too little attention to the inner lives of leaders. Business school courses seem to suggest that you can treat executives like lab animals and control their behavior through their environment. But behaviorism is not enough. Literature suggests that leaders should learn more about themselves if they want to succeed. PMID:16515156
Baxter, Vincent; Thessin, Rebecca A.; Clayton, Jennifer
Principals have tremendous influence on the schools they lead (Bamburg & Andrews, 1990; Marzano et al., 2005). Certain leadership behaviors impact school level factors (Cotton, 2003; Hallinger & Heck, 2010; Leithwood, Begley, & Cousins, 1990; Marzano et al., 2005; Orr, 2003). To affect high levels of student achievement, school…
Baxter, Vincent P.
Principals have tremendous influence on the schools they lead (Bamburg & Andrews, 1990; Marzano et al., 2005). Certain leadership behaviors impact school level factors (Cotton, 2003; Hallinger & Heck, 2010; Leithwood, Begley, & Cousins, 1990; Marzano et al., 2005; Orr, 2003). To affect high levels of student achievement, school…
Argabright, Karen J.; King, Jeff; Cochran, Graham R.; Chen, Claire Yueh-Ti
Given the changing dynamics of society and the pressures on Extension organizations to adapt, leadership effectiveness has become a crucial element of success. The program presented here is designed to enhance individual emotional intelligence. Through in-depth engagement of the participants, they learn to apply dynamics of emotional intelligence,…
Garza, Encarnacion, Jr.; Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth; Merchant, Betty
This case study follows the work of principal Laura Martinez as moving from leading Stevens Elementary for 9 years, and now opening a new P-8th grade academy in the same south Texas urban, inner-city district. The purpose of this case study was to observe successful leadership and the principal's strategies both in her previous and present school,…
Haycock-Stuart, Elaine; Baggaley, Sarah; Kean, Susanne; Carson, Maggie
There is limited evidence concerning leadership in community nursing. NHS policy also fails to clarify and define what leadership is, though regarding it as key to developing safe and high quality care. This paper reports the findings of a research study that aimed to identify how leadership is perceived and experienced by community nurses, and to examine the interaction between recent policy and leadership development in community nursing. Mixed qualitative methods were used involving 31 individual interviews and three focus groups with community nurses and nurse leaders (n-39) in three health boards in Scotland. Findings indicate the leadership qualities valued by participants, including the importance of leaders' visibility. Team leaders in particular were recognised for their visibility and clinical leadership. Strategic and professional leadership was less evident, so acting as a barrier to the development of the profession. The strategic vision was often not clear to community nurses, and they engaged in differing ways with the strategies and action plans of senior nurse leaders. New leadership roles, like change, need time to evolve and new leaders need space and the education to develop leadership. Future leaders in community nursing need to focus beyond clinical leadership, ensuring that good leadership is a process requiring interdependence between leaders and followers. PMID:20701188
Eagly, Alice H; Chin, Jean Lau
Scholars of leadership have infrequently addressed the diversity of leaders and followers in terms of culture, gender, race and ethnicity, or sexual orientation. This omission has weakened the ability of research and theory to address some of the most provocative aspects of contemporary leadership, including (a) the limited access of individuals from diverse identity groups to leadership roles; (b) the shaping of leaders' behavior by their dual identities as leaders and members of gender, racial, ethnic, or other identity groups; and (c) the potential of individuals from groups formerly excluded from leadership roles to provide excellent leadership because of their differences from traditional leaders. In addressing such issues, we argue that the joining of the two bodies of theory and research--one pertaining to leadership and the other to diversity--enriches both domains of knowledge and provides guidelines for optimizing leadership in contemporary organizations and nations. PMID:20350020
Shirey, Maria R
This department highlights change management strategies that may be successful in strategically planning and executing organizational change. In this article, the author discusses strategic agility as an important leadership competency and offers approaches for incorporating strategic agility in healthcare systems. A strategic agility checklist and infrastructure-building approach are presented. PMID:26010278
Crippen, Carolyn; Wallin, Dawn
The role of the school superintendent is complex and challenging. The type of leadership exemplified by school superintendents is crucial to their ability to respond appropriately and adequately to growing diversity issues and economic, social and community influences. Because individuals learn from the styles and/or characteristics of others whom…
Some governments hit by recession have chosen to invest in higher education as part of long-term economic and social development and international competitiveness agendas; others have opted for a route of cuts, financial stringency and contraction of their higher education systems. This article explores challenges to leadership in the latter…
Millward, Robert E.
School administrators find the Civil War battlefield an appropriate venue for fully appreciating the role of vision, mentoring and the power of words. The author, a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has organized leadership walks across Gettysburg for superintendents and principals for a decade. This article describes the…
Oechsle, Lois H.; Volden, Cecilia M.
Discusses clinical placement for a leadership/management course at the University of North Dakota College of Nursing. The program used nontraditional settings such as the YMCA, nursing homes, rehabilitation hospitals, and senior citizens' centers as alternate sites for nursing practice and work. (JOW)
Tollett, John R., Ed.
This document contains the following papers on educational leadership from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2001 conference: "Electronic Curriculum Development and Assessment" (Kevin M. Anderson and Cindy L. Anderson); "The Dilemma of Teacher Training" (Alfred Bork); "Technology and Higher Education Administration"…
Alford, Kenneth Ray
This paper discusses mathematics curriculum development throughout the past century and incorporates a discussion of appropriate leadership style needed to bring about effective change. School leaders must be cognizant of the commitment and competence of the faculty within their school for successful curriculum development to take place.…
Strodl, Peter; Johnson, Burke
A conceptual model is developed that presents leadership as process and participation by followers in urban schools in which decentralization efforts are underway. The model advances the work of urban school administrators as they deal with constituencies from diverse perspectives and predilections. Applications of the model involve behaviors that…
Wilding, James A.
Discusses how an organization can demonstrate leadership and character through its operating principles and practices based on experiences at the Metro West Airports Authority (MWAA). Explains how the MWAA made the transition from a department within the federal government to an independent, not-for-profit organization. (Author/LRW)
National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality, 2007
"Teachers are leaders when they function in professional communities to affect student learning; contribute to school improvement; inspire excellence in practice; and empower stakeholders to participate in educational improvement" (Childs-Bowen, Moller, & Scrivner, 2000, p. 28). Enhancing teacher leadership can help schools and districts reach the…
Inge, Katherine J., Ed.
This newsletter issue provides rehabilitation professionals with various information pieces concerning consumer leadership in supported employment of people with disabilities. First, a chart lists five questions concerning self advocacy and supported employment, and provides consumer responses to the questions. A second item describes…
Ronald E. Goldsmith; Jeanne R. Heitmeyer; Jon B. Freiden
Because fashion leadership among women is of great interest to clothing researchers and retailers alike, much effort has been devoted to studying the demographic characteristics of women who can be identified as fashion leaders. Although demographic data provide valuable information, demographics alone give little insight into the forces that motivate women to become fashion leaders. Beyond demographic factors, personal and
Feminist perspectives provide a basis for examining the nature of participation in outdoor experiences, the goals of outdoor leadership, and the meanings associated with the outdoors. Feminism is concerned with the correction of both the invisibility and distortion of female experience in ways relevant to social change and removal of social…
This document contains the following papers on educational leadership from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2002 conference: (1) "Personality Assessment of Educational Leaders via Technology" (Pamela T. Barber Freeman and Michael L. McFrazier); (2) "Contributions and Concerns of SITE Participants: A Survey of…
." A celebration of leadership #12;WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 20124 M ORE THAN 100 posters, presentations and exhibits presentation, "Classroom Realities: Traditionally and Alternatively Certified Secondary Science Teachers' Preparedness to Teach Students with Disabilities," by Haley Richardson, mentored by education professor John
At a presentation from the Maley "Spirit of Excellence" Breakfast in Columbus, OH, March 2013, the author shares comments about craftsmanship and leadership as they relate to technology and engineering education. Students need more experience getting their hands dirty troubleshooting, researching and developing, inventing and innovating,…
Russell W. West
• Flynn, Tjiong, West. A Well-Furnished Heart: Restoring the Spirit’s Place in the Leadership Classroom. Washington, D.C.: Xulon Press, 2002. • Ford, LeRoy. A Curriculum Design Manual for Theological Education. Nashville: Broadman Press. 1991 • Ferris, Robert. The Renewal of Theological Education. • Freire, Paulo. The Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Continuum. • Ong, Walter J. Orality and Literacy:
This article critically reviews two bodies of literature that potentially share common concerns, yet rarely overlap: distributed leadership and educational micropolitics. Alternative explanations for the split between these two analytical approaches to school organization are explored in sections on problem framing, methodology, and the…
Ethnocentric concepts, theories and practices in education, predominantly embedded in western philosophy and values, tend to ignore the growing multicultural nature of educational institutions. This article draws attention to the knowledge gap in mainstream literature regarding diverse perspectives of educational leadership--an issue which is…
Wharton, Lawrence E.
Describes leader behaviors that create a constrained and negative institutional climate, illustrating those behaviors with detailed scenarios. Urges leaders to maintain formal and informal communication channels to monitor how their behavior is perceived, and to use this information to develop positive leadership behaviors that can change…
Goodyear, Marilu; Golden, Cynthia
A leadership transition poses dangers and challenges for both leaders and followers. While each party naturally focuses on the organization's success, time needs to be spent on how the new relationships will develop and mature into effective working relationships. This article discusses the following four areas of interaction between leaders and…
Lukaszewski, James E.
Leadership is a lonely obligation. Every leader, no matter how many followers, is an individual actor, sharing ideas and concepts, mostly verbally, in the hope of producing a result that benefits the operation and the people whose lives those operations affect. Every school leader asks himself or herself: How can I effectively move the…
Leadership is a subject that is as old as the history of humans, and it still continues its currency. Rapid changes in social structure have affected educational systems and the roles and behaviors of those who are managing these systems. School administrators need to have international supervision in today's global system. The intensive use of…
Buschlen, Eric; Dvorak, Robert
Understanding whether leadership can be learned is important as many colleges and universities attempt to develop future leaders through a variety of programmatic efforts. Historic leadership research argues leadership is an innate skill. While contemporary leadership research tends to argue that leadership can be learned. The purpose of this…
Hulpia, Hester; Devos, Geert; Rosseel, Yves
Systematic quantitative research on measuring distributed leadership is scarce. In this study, the Distributed Leadership Inventory (DLI) was developed and evaluated to investigate leadership team characteristics and distribution of leadership functions between formally designed leadership positions in large secondary schools. The DLI was…
Cawood, Joe; And Others
Five papers look at facets of leadership and its development in the schools. The first paper, "The Development of Pupil Leadership" by Joe Cawood, looks at definitions of giftedness which include leadership, and offers an inverted pyramid model of leadership development in schools. The second paper, "Class-Based and Subject-Related Leadership…
Komives, Susan R.; Dugan, John P.; Owen, Julie E.; Slack, Craig; Wagner, Wendy
This is a must-have book for leadership educators and all student affairs professionals who want to develop impactful leadership programs and the leadership capacity of students. This book contains: (1) Advancing Leadership Education (Susan R. Komives); (2) Leadership Theories (John P. Dugan and Susan R. Komives); (3) Research on College Student…
Hutcheon, James M.
Leadership and Learning are indispensabLe to each other. -John F. Kennedy Eagle Leadership Program The Eagle Leadership Program is an 11-month leadership course designed for faculty and staff and led's divisional vice presidents for their dedication, leadership skills and potential professional growth
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Maxwell, Gerri; Scheurich, Jim; Skrla, Linda
Distribution of leadership tasks, often described as distributed leadership, has emerged as an innovative concept for describing the deployment of leadership within schools. A distributed leadership perspective suggests that successful school leadership is not simply the charge of the formal leaders (e.g., Gronn, 2000; Ogawa & Bossert, 1995;…
de Lijser, Peter
Leadership & Multicultural Development Programs Carmen Curiel, Director, Multicultural Leadership of the Multicultural Leadership Center (MLC) is to develop leaders who will understand and embrace diversity. The MLC Leadership Institute and the MLC that provides training in leadership as it relates to cultural sensitivity
Leadership guidelines of JGU The purpose of these general leadership guidelines is to create a shared basic understanding of leadership in our university. These guidelines set standards for leadership conduct and represent the framework conditions for the use of leadership instruments. These general
There is a trend in health systems around the world to place great emphasis on and faith in improving ‘leadership’. Leadership has been defined in many ways and the elitist implications of traditional notions of leadership sit uncomfortably with modern healthcare organisations. The concept of distributed leadership incorporates inclusivity, collectiveness and collaboration, with the result that, to some extent, all staff, not just those in senior management roles, are viewed as leaders. Leadership development programmes are intended to equip individuals to improve leadership skills, but we know little about their effectiveness. Furthermore, the content of these programmes varies widely and the fact that many lack a sense of how they fit with individual or organisational goals raises questions about how they are intended to achieve their aims. It is important to avoid simplistic assumptions about the ability of improved leadership to solve complex problems. It is also important to evaluate leadership development programmes in ways that go beyond descriptive accounts. PMID:25337595
overlook the body. This project is premised on the belief that all communicative processes are embodied and particularly focuses on the practice and process of leadership. With the goal of furthering conceptualizations of a embodied leadership, this project...
Schultheiss, Oliver C.
Running head: MOTIVES AND LEADERSHIP PERFORMANCE Implicit motives and leadership performance. Schultheissc , & Günter W. Maiera a Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University. b A47 Consulting. c Department of Psychology, Friedrich-Alexander University. In press, Motivation and Emotion Author Note
Clack, Justin Tyler
Due to the multitude of widely publicized scandalous acts exhibited by managers in the sport industry, there is a pressing need for leadership philosophies and styles that embody ethical behavior. The standard for effective leadership among scholars...
Preston, Tammie M
This study investigated the perceptions of African American undergraduate males who attend a predominately White institution in the southwest as they concern leadership after participation in a leadership development program ...
This article describes the characteristics of quality leadership and discusses critical educational leadership issues. A brief history traces the evolution of school leadership from a managerial business-type approach to a style that includes a vital instructional leadership component. The need for teacher leadership and the effects of the decentralization of schools are noted. Also explored are the qualities of transformational education leaders, the complexity of schools, and the usefulness of a systems thinking approach. The authors conclude with a discussion of how educational technology leadership can promote needed school change and increase educational productivity. In addition, the article provides suggested improvement goals and action options for administrators, teachers, and school board members to consider when encouraging the use of technology. Differing view points are offered, as well as a discussion of potential implementation pitfalls. Supplementing the article are links to illustrative case studies and contact information for both school administration and educational technology organizations.
Garima Garg; Venkat R. Krishnan
We developed a 20-item scale for values-based leadership and looked at its relationship with transformational leadership and two dimensions of organizational structure—formalization and decentralization— using a sample of 100 employees of a leading software-consulting firm in India. Results show that transformational leadership and values-based leadership are positively related to each other and that both are positively related to decentralization. The
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Describes a theory about consciousness and leadership practices derived from the Hindu Vedas. Shows how subjects who learned Transcendental Meditation as a self-development technique improved their leadership behaviors as measured by the Leadership Practices Inventory. (SK)
Describes two possible scenarios of schools in the 21st century involving the wired school and home schooling. Discusses implications of each for educational leadership, focusing on border-free leadership and technological leadership. (Contains 28 references.) (PKP)
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Dennis, Betty Pierce
A nurse administrator describes how Project LEAD helped her to assume new leadership responsibilities following the destruction of the campus during hurricane Katrina. Due to the disaster the school's traditional structure disappeared and many questioned whether the university could continue to function. The university had to create a new organizational structure in response to the crisis, and administrators had to assume new roles in addition to their traditional roles in order to ensure the university's survival. The four organizational frames by Bolman and Deal and the teachings of Dr. Height on leadership are discussed extensively, and the author illustrates how Project LEAD served as a guide for the administrator as she assumed new responsibilities during this unprecedented crisis. PMID:18065026
Murayama, Kenric M
By the nature of their career choice, surgeons are leaders at a variety of levels. The rise to leadership positions in surgery often requires scaling a steep pyramid. Many young surgeons are poorly prepared for what is frequently a competition with their peers. Some of the qualities young surgeons must possess to ascend the leadership pyramid are summarized by the "HOPES" of leadership: Honesty, recognition of Opportunity, having a Plan, knowing your Environment, and Self-assessment. PMID:25440475
Eric Jean Garcia
In a world of supercapitalism, the tensions between business and public interests are expected to rise, thereby calling corporations\\u000a to assume new roles in society. In response to this trend, corporations will be in demand of an innovative kind of leadership\\u000a exercised at all levels by a new breed of ethical, reflective and creative decision-makers. Among the qualifications involved\\u000a in
Science has become complex. Its success is increasingly becoming a matter of collaboration based on established infrastructures and professional norms in response to environmental challenges. Leadership in such situations means organizing the genius inherent in great groups. Three examples--the Manhattan Project, mapping the human genome, and rapidly understanding the nature of the SARS virus--are analyzed, showing a trend away from the individual scientist to a model based on simultaneous competition and collaboration. PMID:15948492
Hicks, Deborah; Given, Lisa M.
Using discourse analysis, this article explores three questions: (a) Why was "principled, transformational leadership" the leadership style added to Core Competences? (b) What was the discourse of leadership in the profession surrounding the development of the Core Competences? (c) How might this competence affect LIS education? And what measures,…
Hauge, Trond Eiliv; Norenes, Svein Olav; Vedøy, Gunn
This study examines the features of school leadership as it evolved in an upper secondary school attempting to enhance school improvement through a dedicated team of developmental leaders. We study the team leadership's tools and design over one school year and report on the evolution of a collective approach to leadership for school…
Ogurlu, Üzeyir; Serap, Emir
Problem Statement: The presence of leaders who will lead societies to success is an important gain for a society. In the present time, leadership development has become a strategic requirement. Although there is a common agreement on the need for leadership education, there are few studies on the education process of leadership and the efficacy of…
Asuga, Gladys; Eacott, Scott; Scevak, Jill
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the quality of the current provision for school leadership in Kenya, the extent to which they have an impact on student outcomes and the return on school leadership preparation and development investment. Design/Methodology/Approach: The paper draws from educational leadership, management and…
Simmons, Nathaniel; Striley, Katie
Effective leadership is imperative for successful societies. Therefore, researchers have studied effective leadership styles for nearly a century (Kalaluhi, 2013). Leadership is instrumental in creating productive groups and teams (Wheelan, 2005), organizations, businesses, communities, and countries (Kosicek, Soni, Sandbothe, & Slack, 2012).…
Dugan, John P.; Bohle, Christopher W.; Gebhardt, Matt; Hofert, Meghan; Wilk, Emily; Cooney, Matthew A.
This study examined differential effects of various types of individual leadership experiences (e.g., retreats, academic minors) on college students' capacities for socially responsible leadership using data from 8,961 seniors representing 99 colleges and universities. Participation in individual leadership experiences explained a significant,…
Maltsberger, Beverly; Majee, Wilson
Through a case study analysis of a regional leadership development program, this article describes the impact on individual and group leadership skills and how the skills are employed to benefit individual communities and the region as a whole. Data were obtained through surveys. Through cooperation and collaboration between and among leadership…
194 Leadership Rice The mission of Leadership Rice is to help Rice University undergraduates from Rice explores how heart and mind, theory and practice, and ideas and actions come together. LEAD 309 is offered only during the fall. Other courses may be taken independently. Leadership Rice
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Perillo, Suzanne Jane
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how leadership can be conceptualised as a social fashioning process performed in everyday practice as a de-centred web of sociomaterial network building activity. Rather than positioning investigations of leadership according to units of analysis or a priori variables of interest, the leadership approach…
Drayton, Brendaly; Prins, Esther
This article examines the conflicts and challenges that student leaders in adult basic education and literacy programs experience in balancing their leadership responsibilities with academic endeavours. Based upon a case study of an adult basic education student leadership council in New York City, the article shows that leadership activities can…
Cathell, Pattiva McKean
This executive position paper proposes recommendations for a statewide comprehensive career and technical education Leadership Development Program. These recommendations are based on the comprehensive Leadership Development Program designed and executed at Sussex Technical High School. The Sussex Tech comprehensive Leadership Development Program…
Leadership in Academic Matters Faculty at all levels of an academic organization face discrete leadership challenges. The very structure of our institution, the obligations and the privileges of shared name just the most obvious). Leadership in Academic Matters (LAM) is a faculty development opportunity
Morrison, Marlene; Lumby, Jacky
Currently, ethnographic interest in leadership is relatively sparse. This paper's focus derives from research about integrating diversity in leadership, and how some leaders are included and excluded from organisational influence in Further Education. Specific interest is in methodological opportunities to research leadership as observed…
Houston, Paul D.; Blankstein, Alan M.; Cole, Robert W.
This fourth volume of "The Soul of Educational Leadership" series offers key strategies for identifying the moral and ethical dimensions of school leadership practice. With thought-provoking contributions from top leadership figures like Terrence E. Deal, Dawna Markova, and Scott Thompson, this enlightening resource combines research with…
Sheppard, Bruce; Hurley, Noel; Dibbon, David
The study reported in this paper advances the understanding of distributed leadership in schools, the role of the school principal in the facilitation of distributed leadership and its impact upon teachers' morale and enthusiasm for their work. While both the empirical base and practical application of distributed leadership has grown phenomenally…
Blankstein, Alan M.; Houston, Paul D.; Cole, Robert W.
Offering key concepts about how the informed use of data can translate into highly effective school leadership, this seventh volume in "The Soul of Educational Leadership" series demonstrates how educational leaders can apply data strategically to strengthen school leadership and significantly improve professional learning, students' learning…
Russell P. Warhurst
This article challenges often unquestioned understandings within human resource development (HRD) of leadership as comprising knowledge and skills and leadership development as involving the transfer of such knowledge and skills from formal interventions to workplace performance. Using the notions of leadership as identity and learning as a process of identity formation, the article reports qualitative research showing how a case-study
Aminuddin Yusof; Parilah Mohd Shah
Using Kerr and Jermier's (1978) leadership substitutes theory as framework, this study examined the extent to which situational variables moderate the relationship between transformational leadership behaviours and coaches' job satisfaction at NCAA Division III institutions. Data for this study were collected from a national sample of 308 coaches from NCAA Division III institutions. The Transformational Leadership Behaviour Inventory developed by
Klein, Kristen M; Wang, Mo
In the special issue on Diversity and Leadership (April 2010), the authors made a strong case for the importance of diversity in workplace leadership, rejected premature declarations that workplace discrimination is obsolete, and called for leadership theories that acknowledge and promote the value of diversity. We appreciate all authors' stressing that the glass ceiling still exists, not only for women but for other historically low-power groups as well. We also agree that modern theories of leadership can benefit immensely from increased participation by scholars and practitioners who are not Western, White, upper-class men (Chin, 2010). PMID:21133527
Newman, Dava J.
Presents basic concepts in group dynamics and leadership. A structured set of outdoor experiences complements classroom activities. Restricted to entering students in the Technology and Policy Program.
Hoch, Julia E; Kozlowski, Steve W J
Using a field sample of 101 virtual teams, this research empirically evaluates the impact of traditional hierarchical leadership, structural supports, and shared team leadership on team performance. Building on Bell and Kozlowski's (2002) work, we expected structural supports and shared team leadership to be more, and hierarchical leadership to be less, strongly related to team performance when teams were more virtual in nature. As predicted, results from moderation analyses indicated that the extent to which teams were more virtual attenuated relations between hierarchical leadership and team performance but strengthened relations for structural supports and team performance. However, shared team leadership was significantly related to team performance regardless of the degree of virtuality. Results are discussed in terms of needed research extensions for understanding leadership processes in virtual teams and practical implications for leading virtual teams. PMID:23205494
Burr, Steven A; Leung, Yee L
The effectiveness of leadership is important to everyone, yet leadership is often misunderstood and represented as undesirable. There are many theoretical models of the virtues which make a good leader, but comparatively little practical advice. How well do you understand your ability to influence others? How could you improve? PMID:25959939
Ng, David; Ho, Jeanne
This study examines distributed leadership in Information Communication Technology reform in a government school in Singapore. The study adopts a naturalistic inquiry approach, drawing upon a case study of the aforementioned school for much of its data. The study found that leadership for Information Communication Technology reform is distributed…
Raes, Elisabeth; Decuyper, Stefan; Lismont, Bart; Van den Bossche, Piet; Kyndt, Eva; Demeyere, Sybille; Dochy, Filip
This article investigates when and how teams engage in team learning behaviours (TLB). More specifically, it looks into how different leadership styles facilitate TLB by influencing the social conditions that proceed them. 498 healthcare workers from 28 nursery teams filled out a questionnaire measuring the concepts leadership style, TLB, social…
Khalifa, Bayan; Ayoubi, Rami M.
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the two major types of leadership, i.e transactional and transformational, and organizational learning at public and private universities in Syria. It further aims at exploring the role of transactional and transformational leadership in enhancing organizational learning at Syrian universities.…
Dixon, Tim; Priest, Simon
Responses of 75 expert outdoor leaders from Canada and the United States concerning leadership in 12 hypothetical backpacking scenarios provided partial support for a theory that predicted probability of leadership style (democratic, autocratic, or abdicratic) based on favorability of conditions, task orientation, and relationship orientation.…
Gregg R. Murray
Objective: Following evolutionary psychology, we argue that physical stature matters in preferences regarding political leadership. Particularly, a preference for physically formidable leaders evolved to promote survivability in the violent human ancestral history. Methods: We present two studies of original data to assess individual attitudes regarding the association between physical stature and political leadership. Analytical methods include ordered probit regression. Results:
It is widely accepted that the success of higher education institutions is dependent on effective competent leaders and leadership. There is also growing evidence to support the proposition that emotional intelligence is strongly linked to effective leadership in the higher education setting. Additionally, the premise that emotional intelligence…
This study examined the relationships between teacher leadership, science teacher self-efficacy, and fifth-grade science student achievement in diverse schools in a San Antonio, Texas, metropolitan school district. Teachers completed a modified version of the "Leadership Behavior Description Question" (LBDQ) Form XII by Stogdill (1969),…
Every month, "Leadership" features articles written in an informal, conversational style that provide practical information for school administrators. This issue of "Leadership" contains the following articles: (1) "'Sorta Dumb' Beliefs Fail 65% of Students" (George Manthey); (2) "A Solid Foundation in School Construction Law" (Christian G.…
Matthew S. Collier
In 1987, newly elected Flint, Michigan Mayor Matthew S. Collier faced a series of seemingly insurmountable leadership challenges. In this article, Collier retrospectively analyzes two specific leadership challenges - a success and a failure. Using a framework of analysis espoused by Dr. Ronald Heifetz of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, former Mayor Collier takes the
Roepke, William J.
Ponders the role of journalism and mass communication education in America and its apparent failure to impress the importance of leadership and morality on some of its students. Discusses how journalism schools can take up the reins of moral leadership, with applications in the professional curriculum, non-major course selection, faculty…
Two "philosophers" on leadership have had great influence on the author: Warren Bennis and John W. Gardner. She cannot speak or write about leadership without referring to one or both of them. She regards their perspectives as timeless. In this article, the author discusses her interpretation of Bennis's (1996) "guiding vision, passion, and…
Kiernan, Henry, Ed.
This 22nd volume of the "English Leadership Quarterly" contains articles on topics of interest to those in positions of leadership in departments (elementary, secondary, or college) where English is taught. Each issue highlights a different theme. Articles in Volume 22 Number 1 are: "Collaboration: Making a Difference" (Stephanie Quate); "Using…
McLeod, Scott; Richardson, Jayson W.
This study focused on understanding the extent to which technology leadership is discussed, framed, and given voice in the fields of educational leadership and educational administration. To do this, we collected data and conducted content analyses on conference programs from three leading professional organizations in the field and on a selection…
Adams, Curt M.; Jean-Marie, Gaetane
Purpose: This study aims to draw on elements of diffusion theory to understand leadership reform. Many diffusion studies examine the spread of an innovation across social units but the objective is to examine diffusion of a collective leadership model within school units. Specifically, the strength of reform diffusion is tested to account for…
Criticisms of the field of educational leadership and management have consisted of the arguments that scholarship is generally lacking in theoretical and methodological rigour. While it is beyond the scope of this Review Essay to fully examine the terrain of critical approaches to leadership, what is important to note is what little headway much…
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Learning-Centered Leadership Program hosted its sixth Annual State Leadership Forum May 7 and 8, 2009, in Atlanta. More than 160 education leaders, district officials and policymakers from 25 states attended the forum to hear from practitioners who are getting results in student learning amidst…
Busher, Hugh; Saran, Rene
Explores the various leadership models (structural-functional, open-systems, cultural-pluralism, interpersonal, and political) used to illuminate headteachers' work and considers the problems faced by leaders in professionally staffed organizations. School leadership activities center on managing organizational cultures and the external…
Schmidt, Patrick K.
The difference between systemic change and the micro level engagements or modest kinds of successes that teachers hope for is a largely unaddressed issue in music education policy and leadership. This article outlines a few propositions that place the notion of critical leadership as a central element in music and education focusing on the notion…
Kiernan, Henry, Ed.
This 23rd volume of "English Leadership Quarterly" contains articles on topics of interest to those in positions of leadership in departments (elementary, secondary, or college) where English is taught. Each issue focuses on a different theme. Articles in Volume 23 Number 1 are: "Block Scheduling and Student Achievement" (Elizabeth Howard); "Block…
Posner, Barry Z.; Brodsky, Barbara
Investigated the relationship between the leadership behaviors of resident assistants (RAs) and effectiveness assessments provided by their constituents (n=1,304), supervisors (n=5), and themselves (n=333). Significant and consistent patterns emerged, with the RAs most frequently engaged in leadership practices viewed as most effective. (Author/NB)
This article features the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Leadership Qualification programme, developed by the Centre for Science Education (CSE) at Sheffield Hallam University in collaboration with Edexcel, which sets out to develop leadership skills and capabilities through contexts in STEM. With six units to complete…
Every month, "Leadership" features articles written in an informal, conversational style that provide practical information for school administrators. This issue of "Leadership" contains the following titles: (1) "A Big High School Made Smaller" (Sharon Levin); (2) "A Wake-Up Call from CSU" (David S. Spence); (3) "Academic & Career Pathways for…
Recognizing that school nurse leaders are essential to the development of school nurses, the North Carolina School Nurse Leadership Institute was developed to enable school nurse leaders to update and advance their leadership skills. The Institute was a collaborative endeavor between the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services,…
Purpose: The aim of this research was to determine whether leadership practices vary between German and UK organisations. Design/methodology/approach: The author used self-assessment documents submitted by German and UK organisations to the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), to identify leadership practices in both countries. A…
Spillane, James P.; Halverson, Richard; Diamond, John B.
Argues for scholarship that investigates leadership practice; specifically, the practice of leading classroom instruction. Articulates a distributed perspective, grounded in activity theory and distributed cognition, to frame such investigations. Suggests that school leadership is best understood as a distributed practice stretched over the…
Every month, "Leadership" features articles written in an informal, conversational style that provide practical information for school administrators. This issue of "Leadership" contains the following titles: (1) "The Bonstingl Personal Executive Stress Audit: Find out What You Can Do--Starting Today--To Build a Healthier Life"; "Work Worth Doing:…
The author reviews a book entitled "Leadership for quality and accountability in education" written by Mark Brundrett and Christopher Rhodes. In the book, Mark Brundrett and Christopher Rhodes explain, "the role of leadership and its direct relationship with quality and accountability in enhancing learning outcomes". The book's ultimate goal, "is…
of full-class and small-group discussions, live business cases, experiential Women Emerging in Leadership October 1014, 2011 www.darden.virginia.edu/exed/WIL Evaluate your leadership situation and develop Education programs are offered by the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation, a nonprofit
Martin, Jeffery S.; Marion, Russell
Purpose: To examine the critical roles of leadership in higher education and to define how such roles enable an environment that embraces the demands of a knowledge-based organization. Design/methodology/approach: Through interviews with executive leadership in several higher education institutions, the ontology of knowledge management was…
Clare Penlington; Alison Kington; Christopher Day
This article reports early case-study data gathered from 20 schools involved in the ‘Impact of School Leadership on Pupil Outcomes’ project. We present and discuss the perceptions of headteachers and other school leaders regarding leadership factors that directly and indirectly affect pupil outcomes in these improving schools. Included are issues relating to the pivotal role played by the headteacher in
Downs, Jennifer A; Reif, Lindsey K; Hokororo, Adolfine; Fitzgerald, Daniel W
Globally, women experience a disproportionate burden of disease and death due to inequities in access to basic health care, nutrition, and education. In the face of this disparity, it is striking that leadership in the field of global health is highly skewed towards men and that global health organizations neglect the issue of gender equality in their own leadership. Randomized trials demonstrate that women in leadership positions in governmental organizations implement different policies than men and that these policies are more supportive of women and children. Other studies show that proactive interventions to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions within businesses or government can be successful. Therefore, the authors assert that increasing female leadership in global health is both feasible and a fundamental step towards addressing the problem of women's health. In this Perspective, the authors contrast the high proportion of young female trainees who are interested in academic global health early in their careers with the low numbers of women successfully rising to global health leadership roles. The authors subsequently explore reasons for female attrition from the field of global health and offer practical strategies for closing the gender gap in global health leadership. The authors propose solutions aimed to promote female leaders from both resource-wealthy and resource-poor countries, including leadership training grants, mentorship from female leaders in global professions, strengthening health education in resource-poor countries, research-enabling grants, and altering institutional policies to support women choosing a global health career path. PMID:24918761
This article provides a longitudinal analysis of leadership. In the first section of the article, the evidence reviewed indicates how, historically, leadership has been significant in various societal arrangements in the co-ordination of actions for collective purposes. Such co-ordination may also be facilitated through self-organisation, except…
Joseph, Pamela Bolotin; Mikel, Edward; Windschitl, Mark
This paper describes a program of master's level professional development for experienced educators, discussing school change, teacher leadership, and reculturing of curriculum and schools. The program emphasizes integration of theory and practice, defining curriculum in ways that accord teachers their rightful place in curriculum leadership. It…
Cowley County Community Coll., Arkansas City, KS.
As part of a Total Quality Leadership initiative, Cowley County Community College (CCCC), in Kansas, formed the Leadership for Empowering Academic Development (LEAD) team to develop a process for addressing student needs at CCCC's main campus and outreach centers. This report describes issues covered by the LEAD team and provides recommendations…
Hannum, Kelly M., Ed.; Martineau, Jennifer W., Ed.; Reinelt, Claire, Ed.
With the increase in the number of organizational leadership development programs, there is a pressing need for evaluation to answer important questions, improve practice, and inform decisions. The Handbook is a comprehensive resource filled with examples, tools, and the most innovative models and approaches designed to evaluate leadership…
Goens, George A.
Hollywood westerns have sold the idea of leadership as a male-dominated, action-oriented, solitary activity conducted by people of superior intelligence, physique, and emotional tenor. The 1960s space program perpetuated the same idea, substituting astronauts for "good guys." Although school leadership has long reflected western and space-age…
Hoffman, Allan M., Ed.; Summers, Randal W., Ed.
This collection of papers highlights topics relating to leadership in higher education. After a "Foreword" (Dean L. Hubbard) and "Introduction" (Allan M. Hoffman and Randal W. Summers), the 12 chapters are: (1) "Organizational Structure, Management, and Leadership for the Future" (Richard Alfred and Scott Rosevear); (2) "The Practitioner's…
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
This report describes the origin, purposes, and operation of the North Carolina Leadership Institute for Principals. Initiated in July 1979 by the State Superintendent for Public Instruction and supported by state funds, the institute develops programs that blend theory into practice, concentrating mainly on the development of leadership,…
This paper explores the sacred space of teaching and learning by examining a five-year personal inquiry into the study and practice of teaching leadership. The research described exposes the value of engaging in action inquiry as a heuristic in the ongoing process of teaching and learning about leadership. The writing reflects five years of work…
This paper derives from a National College of School Leadership sponsored study conducted within schools in three English local authorities exploring what distributed leadership looked like in practice and how it was seen by headteachers and teachers in the 11 participating schools. On the basis of questionnaires, shadowing and workshops with…
Dugan, John P.
From individual student learning outcomes to full-scale program enhancement, assessment is critical in developing and sustaining leadership education. This chapter will look at assessment techniques and trends spanning from local to global frameworks. International Leadership Association overarching Outcomes and Assessment Guiding Question: "What…
East Asia differs significantly from the West, with the main contributing factor being culture. The article traces the differences from their beginnings and offers reasons for the differences, presents Western conceptualizations of moral leadership, discusses leadership in light of Chinese intellectual traditions, and argues that the construct of…
Doris, Dennis A.
The metamotivational theory of leadership streses a means toward increased individual, organizational, and social productivity coupled with increased individual, organizational, and social self-actualization. The metamotivation-leadership theory is self-energizing with inherent exploding-imploding potential--an explosion of increased productivity…
Many undergraduate students entering family and consumer sciences (FCS) will become leaders in the profession and may have limited opportunity for formal education in leadership development. Would these budding leaders develop skills faster or move into leadership roles with greater confidence and enthusiasm if they began their undergraduate…
This was a study of an education doctorate program at a small, private college. It examined the following nine components: theory of leadership for school improvement; candidate recruitment and selection based on leadership; coherent curriculum; use of active learning strategies; knowledgeable faculty; high quality internships; social and…
Isherwood, Geoffrey B.
Leadership effectiveness is related to leadership behavior in two types of situations, cooperative and counteractive. In cooperative situations, participants form an interactive group to solve a problem and usually develop shared goals. The leader decides whether to form a cooperative group, defines participants' level of involvement in…
This article aims to address and explain the conceptual ambiguity surrounding distributed leadership. The author argues that there are three different frames for understanding distributed leadership that are being applied simultaneously, but which need to be considered separately. These frames are the theoretical, the empirical and the normative.…
Smylie, Mark A.; Mayrowetz, David; Murphy, Joseph; Louis, Karen Seashore
This article examines the relationship between trust and the development of distributed leadership. It presents a theoretical argument with supporting evidence from longitudinal fieldwork examining distributed leadership development in comparative cases of two secondary schools. The analysis suggests that trust matters in the design, performance,…
W. Olusola Ibukun
Although students' performance has often been used as a criterion of principals' effectiveness in the school system, there could be other views of what constitute leadership effectiveness when applied to school. In order to investigate the problem, 530 Secondary school teachers from Kwara and Oyo States on Nigeria took part in the study using an instrument labeled leadership effectiveness perception
Bamberg, Richard; Layman, Elizabeth; Jones, Harold P.
In a survey of 100 allied health deans/directors (80% responses), 58% reported their intention to leave within 10 years, 76% for retirement. They identified an average of five candidates per vacancy and listed important leadership skills needed. Some areas (physical medicine and rehabilitation) have fewer potential leadership candidates. (SK)
Lynch, Mervin; Strodl, Peter
Recent movements to empower teachers often assume that in order for teachers to assume leadership roles in schools, the teachers must leave the classroom to become school committee members or to work in adjacent classrooms with new teachers. However, teaching inherently involves leading, and leadership can be validated in terms of the teacher's…
Aeronautics Leadership Program Canada's aerospace industry is one of the largest in the world looking for its new hires to hold university degrees. www.uwindsor.ca/aeronautics The UWindsor Aeronautics of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences #12;Aeronautics Leadership Program We look forward to meeting you
Gans, Cheryl F.
Providing leadership for a diverse camp population and providing diverse leadership is a challenge. Presents ways to diversify campers and staff, and ways to promote diversity through socialization, education, and experience. Planned and spontaneous incidents should be related to diversity, and similarities should be discussed so that no one feels…
Sabine Hotho; Martin Dowling
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to address limitations of prevailing approaches to leadership development programmes and make suggestions as to how these might be overcome. These limitations are an outcome of the dominant rational functional approach to leadership development programmes. Based on empirical research, and underpinned by organisational theory, the paper suggests a shift towards a socio-constructivist
Bernard L. Brookes
Leadership development initiatives in work settings or in executive MBA programs can use online technology to make executive coaching available to a large number of managers. Previously, the integration of classroom training and challenging work assignments into expanded leadership capability has been facilitated by individual executive coaching or mentoring. This limited the number of potential participants who could access these
Helen S. Timperley
Hopes that the transformation of schools lies with exceptional leaders have proved both unrealistic and unsustainable. The idea of leadership as distributed across multiple people and situations has proven to be a more useful framework for understanding the realities of schools and how they might be improved. However, empirical work on how leadership is distributed within more and less successful
Pilkington, F Beryl
This introduces the guest author's column on perspectives on leadership developed through a career as a nurse leader. Parse's essentials of leadership: commitment to a vision, willingness to risk, and reverence for others, are noted in tributes from other leaders and followers, which point to the rich legacy of a distinguished career. PMID:21975490
Eagly, Alice H.; Chin, Jean Lau
Scholars of leadership have infrequently addressed the diversity of leaders and followers in terms of culture, gender, race and ethnicity, or sexual orientation. This omission has weakened the ability of research and theory to address some of the most provocative aspects of contemporary leadership, including (a) the limited access of individuals…
Stoeckel, Pamella Rae; Davies, Timothy Gray
This phenomenological study addressed the following question: How do community college presidents experience self-reflection in their leadership roles? Male and female community college presidents of diverse racial backgrounds were interviewed to better understand how they experienced self-reflection in their own leadership. Three themes emerged:…
Every month, "Leadership" features articles written in an informal, conversational style that provide practical information for school administrators. This issue of "Leadership" contains the following titles: (1) "A Better Approach to Testing" (Smith, Franklin); (2) "Accelerating Learning: Time to Pick up the Pace!" (Simkins, Michael); (3) "Coming…
Andrew D. Wolvin
Public leadership has been conceptualized as the leader who has the ability to shape a vision and to articulate that vision. Before the leader can shape a vision, however, he\\/she needs to listen to constituents to know how that vision should be best framed and best implemented. This study offers an analysis of the concept of listening leadership utilizing Hillary
This article addresses the shifting and expanding role of leadership and leadership coaching for the early part of the 21st century. With increasing instabilities from global trends and environmental factors like global warming, leaders (and the coaches who serve them) are challenged with designing strategies that are more integrated in terms of social, environmental, and economic goals. Drawing on the
Chung, Jennifer Y.
This article provides a theoretical analysis and ethnographic account of Asian American student leadership in higher education. Existing literature highlights Asian and Asian American leadership styles as cultural differences. I shift the analysis from culture to racism in order to work toward a more socially just conception of Asian American…
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the role of an under-graduate educational leadership in introducing students to the complexity of school leadership practice. Design/methodology/approach: Theoretically informed by Bourdieuian social theory and drawing on a questionnaire with a cohort of students, the paper evaluates a course in relation to…
Few people go into educational administration striving to be anything less than competent. And while the main ingredients of exemplary leadership are similar--desire, skill and experience--these ingredients must be augmented by the belief that leadership is an evolving process, just like life itself. People can always do something a little bit…
Rajini, G.; Gomathi, S.
Using multiple constituencies approach, variances in competencies in human resource leadership have been studied as this is becoming highly significant in India's globalisation efforts. Previous research in leadership orientation focused on localisation of human resource competencies rather than its globalisation. For this, human resource…
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Bowman, Richard F.
For middle school students, the essence of 21st-century leadership development is being "in influence" versus being "in control." A core student leadership skill involves listening intently to others, framing others' concerns, and advancing the other person's interests. Creating contexts in which middle school…
Dinham, Stephen; Anderson, Michelle; Caldwell, Brian; Weldon, Paul
The quality of leadership and the effectiveness of schools to deliver an appropriate education through quality teaching have been "hot" topics within education and more widely for several decades. This article provides a brief historical overview of developments in research and changing paradigms of Australian school leadership, followed by a…
Reason, Casey; Reason, Clair
What inspires teachers to see themselves as leaders? "Mirror Images" takes a comprehensive look at what teacher leadership means today and how teachers can transform the future of their profession. Included are ten iconic images of teacher leadership roles to help teachers move beyond teaching as they were taught. The authors make a compelling…
Postdoctoral leadership and management training to help women of color achieve top-level positions in the mental health field was addressed through the Kellogg Leadership Program for Women of Color in Mental Health. This program provided a series of seminars covering topics such as time management, assertiveness training, etc. (Author/MLW)
Welsh, Raymond John, Jr.
The purpose of this concurrent, nested, mixed-methods case study was to trace the evolution of the multigenerational success of the winningest college football coach of all time, John Gagliardi, to identify potential leadership styles, characteristics, and coaching effectiveness methods that others in a multigenerational leadership role may use.…
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Created in 2000 with funding from the Wexner Foundation, the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government is "dedicated to excellence in leadership education and research." The Center serves those persons in government, business, and nonprofits by providing access to a number of publications and research reports, along with various courses, seminars, and public events. Of course, those who cannot make it to Cambridge, Massachusetts will certainly appreciate this site, as access to a number of their publications is included on this site. Visitors will want to take a look at their in-house journal, Compass, which contains articles on leadership and leadership studies. For those with a scholarly penchant for leadership studies and allied research, the site also features a working papers archive that contains material all the way back to 2003.
Whitney, Rich; Meents-DeCaigny, Ellen
This study uses the socially responsible leadership and leadership efficacy scales in the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL) to examine leadership programs at one Catholic campus, and their influence on socially responsible leadership and leadership efficacy. Examining students that identified as involved in 14 campus leadership…
Humphreys, Betsy P; Couse, Leslie J; Sonnenmeier, Rae M; Kurtz, Alan; Russell, Susan M; Antal, Peter
The purpose of this article is to describe how the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership Competencies (v 3.0) were used to examine and improve an MCH Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) training curriculum for New Hampshire and Maine. Over 15 % of the nation's children experience neurodevelopmental disabilities or special health care needs and estimates suggest 1 in every 68 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Across the Unites States critical shortages of qualified MCH professionals exist, particularly in poor and rural areas. A continued investment in training interdisciplinary leaders is critical. The MCH Leadership Competencies provide an effective foundation for leadership training through identification of requisite knowledge, skills, and dispositions required of MCH leaders. This paper describes a three-step process, which began in 2010 and included utilizing the MCH Leadership Competencies as a tool to reflect on, develop, and evaluate the NH LEND leadership curriculum. Curriculum development was further supported through participation in a multi-state learning collaborative. Through a series of intentional decisions, the curriculum design of NH LEND utilized the competencies and evidence-based principles of instruction to engage trainees in the development of specific MCH content knowledge and leadership skills. The LEND network specifically, and MCH leadership programs more broadly, may benefit from the intentional use of the MCH competencies to assist in curriculum development and program evaluation, and as a means to support trainees in identifying specific leadership goals and evaluating their leadership skill development. PMID:25095767
Guthrie, Kathy L.; Bovio, Becka
In working to develop undergraduate student leadership capacity, Florida State University created the Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies. This program, grounded in leadership theory and framed by a seamless learning model, has been influential in development of student leadership perceptions and capacity. This article addresses the…
Although there is a consensus that authentic leadership should be an essential component in educational leadership, no study to date has ever tried to find whether team-based simulations may promote authentic leadership. The purpose of this study was to identify whether principal trainees can develop authentic leadership through ethical decision…
Campbell, William; Lane, Megan
On campuses across the country, students and professional staff are considering student interfaith leadership as one way that students act on their core values to make a positive difference in the world. This kind of student leadership can be framed through student leadership models like the social change model of leadership development. Better…
Leadership is a skill that can be learned through professional development, mentoring, and leadership development programs. In Ontario, the Teacher Learning and Leadership Program (TLLP) helps educators develop their leadership skills through a Ministry of Education--funded project that addresses student learning needs in their classrooms. This…
This paper locates "leadingful leadership literacies" as a lens for considering changing contexts for leadership and work in higher education management. It makes a contribution to higher education leadership studies by offering an empirical account of expanded notions of leadership. These extend the field beyond those unwilling to…
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This brief summarizes the major findings of significant research studies dealing with different leadership behaviors and strategies for increasing leadership effectiveness. Fred Fiedler's Contingency Theory of Leadership Effectiveness emphasizes that a leader's effectiveness is determined by how well his leadership style fits the specific…
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, 2005
School and district leadership has been the focus of intense scrutiny in recent years as researchers try to define not only the qualities of effective leadership but the impact of leadership on the operation of schools, and even on student achievement. A recently published literature review entitled "How Leadership Influences Student Learning" …
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J M SCHEPERS; J ZAA IMAN
The article argues that there is a statistically significant positive relationship between leadership style and creativity. It was found that there is a higher statistically significant positive relation between transformational leadership style and creativity than between creativity and the other leadership styles. Creativity (fluency of thought and originality) can partially be accounted for by the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire. To demonstrate
Ross Notman; D. Annie Henry
This article outlines success factors of six New Zealand primary and secondary school principals. These factors are grouped under principals' personal characteristics, leadership skills that connect with their teachers, leadership strategies that impact positively on school stakeholder needs, and factors that sustain leadership success. Emerging themes that link to the educational leadership literature and to International Successful School Principalship Project
Spillane, James; Halverson, Richard; Diamond, John
School-level conditions and school leadership, in particular, are key issues in efforts to change instruction. While new organizational structures and new leadership roles matter to instructional innovation, what seems most critical is how leadership practice is undertaken. Yet, the practice of school leadership has received limited attention in…
Alannah E. Rafferty; Mark A. Griffin
This study explores the theoretical and empirical distinction between developmental leadership and supportive leadership, which are currently encompassed in a single sub dimension of transformational leadership, individualized consideration. Items were selected to assess these constructs, and hypotheses regarding the differential effects of developmental and supportive leadership were proposed. Confirmatory factor analyses provided support for the proposed distinction between developmental and
Ram N. Aditya
In this article, we review the history of the social scientific study of leadership and the prevailing theories of leadership that enjoy empirical support. We demonstrate that the development of knowledge concerning leadership phenomena has been truly cumulative and that much is currently known about leadership. We identify the contributions of the trait, behavioral, contingency and neocharismatic paradigms and the
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Gallo, Linda C.
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Introduces "shtick" leadership (effective leadership characterized by profound ideas that have an enormous impact on the educational world) and illustrates this leadership style by exploring the contributions of four exemplary educational leaders. Asserts that "shtick" (defined as utilizing a special talent) leadership is needed to ensure that…
It is time to situate distributed leadership as a critical conceptualisation of school leadership; its popularisation has generally preceded conceptual and empirical development. Over the last 10 years distributed leadership has often been presented as a new construct of school leadership, though critique against education policy reforms and…
This study examined the relationship of soft skills gained to the amount of leadership education completed by graduates from the Department of Leadership studies at a Midwestern regional university. Those who received no leadership education were compared with those who received a leadership certificate and those who received a bachelor's degree…
Uma Jogulu; Lesley Ferkins
This study advances prior theoretical research by investigating the influence of cultural forces in our understanding of leadership. The research provides new insights by linking transformational and transactional leadership to the Malaysian cultural environment. Using a quantitative approach by administering the multifactor leadership questionnaire MLQ-5x-short, 138 usable responses were analysed. Findings indicate that cultural foundations contribute significantly to transformational leadership
Background In healthcare and allied healthcare settings, leadership that supports effective implementation of evidenced-based practices (EBPs) is a critical concern. However, there are no empirically validated measures to assess implementation leadership. This paper describes the development, factor structure, and initial reliability and convergent and discriminant validity of a very brief measure of implementation leadership: the Implementation Leadership Scale (ILS). Methods Participants were 459 mental health clinicians working in 93 different outpatient mental health programs in Southern California, USA. Initial item development was supported as part of a two United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies focused on developing implementation leadership training and implementation measure development. Clinician work group/team-level data were randomly assigned to be utilized for an exploratory factor analysis (n?=?229; k?=?46 teams) or for a confirmatory factor analysis (n?=?230; k?=?47 teams). The confirmatory factor analysis controlled for the multilevel, nested data structure. Reliability and validity analyses were then conducted with the full sample. Results The exploratory factor analysis resulted in a 12-item scale with four subscales representing proactive leadership, knowledgeable leadership, supportive leadership, and perseverant leadership. Confirmatory factor analysis supported an a priori higher order factor structure with subscales contributing to a single higher order implementation leadership factor. The scale demonstrated excellent internal consistency reliability as well as convergent and discriminant validity. Conclusions The ILS is a brief and efficient measure of unit level leadership for EBP implementation. The availability of the ILS will allow researchers to assess strategic leadership for implementation in order to advance understanding of leadership as a predictor of organizational context for implementation. The ILS also holds promise as a tool for leader and organizational development to improve EBP implementation. PMID:24731295
Boos, Margarete; Pritz, Johannes; Lange, Simon; Belz, Michael
How is movement of individuals coordinated as a group? This is a fundamental question of social behaviour, encompassing phenomena such as bird flocking, fish schooling, and the innumerable activities in human groups that require people to synchronise their actions. We have developed an experimental paradigm, the HoneyComb computer-based multi-client game, to empirically investigate human movement coordination and leadership. Using economic games as a model, we set monetary incentives to motivate players on a virtual playfield to reach goals via players' movements. We asked whether (I) humans coordinate their movements when information is limited to an individual group member's observation of adjacent group member motion, (II) whether an informed group minority can lead an uninformed group majority to the minority's goal, and if so, (III) how this minority exerts its influence. We showed that in a human group – on the basis of movement alone – a minority can successfully lead a majority. Minorities lead successfully when (a) their members choose similar initial steps towards their goal field and (b) they are among the first in the whole group to make a move. Using our approach, we empirically demonstrate that the rules of swarming behaviour apply to humans. Even complex human behaviour, such as leadership and directed group movement, follow simple rules that are based on visual perception of local movement. PMID:24699264
Mannix, Judy; Wilkes, Lesley; Daly, John
Clinical leadership has been identified as crucial to positive patient/client outcomes, across all clinical settings. In the new millennium, transformational leadership has been the dominant leadership style and in more recent times, congruent leadership theory has emerged to explain clinical leadership in nursing. This article discusses these two leadership models and identifies some of the shortcomings of them as models for clinical leadership in nursing. As a way of overcoming some of these limitations, aesthetic leadership is proposed as a style of leadership that is not antithetical to either model and reflects nursing's recognition of the validity of art and aesthetics to nursing generally. Aesthetic leadership is also proposed as a way to identify an expert clinical leader from a less experienced clinical leader, taking a similar approach to the way Benner (1984) has theorised in her staging of novice to expert clinical nurse. PMID:26091400
Orphanos, Stelios; Orr, Margaret Terry
School leadership has been shown to exert a positive but mostly indirect influence on school and student outcomes. Currently, there is great interest in how quality leadership preparation is related to leadership practice and improved teacher outcomes. The purpose of the study was to understand the moderating influence of leadership preparation on…
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Rajbhandari, Mani Man Singh
"Driving leadership style" of the school leadership proclaims to be important in bringing about changes in behavioural aspect of the followers. The hallmark of driving leadership style illustrated the characteristic of teaming, toning, tasking, timing and transforming with realistic view to subjective approach. This allowed the leadership to…
Pettit, Jeffrey E; Dahdaleh, Nader S; Albert, Gregory W; Greenlee, Jeremy D
A great deal of time and resources go into the development and training of neurosurgeons. One area that has minimal literature and assessment is leadership development. Under the core competency of interpersonal and communication skills, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has indicated that residents are expected to work effectively as a member or leader of a healthcare team. This article reveals how a structured leadership program was developed so that residents are better prepared for the role of chief resident and future leadership roles. Beginning in October 2006, residents attended a series of 1-hour workshops conducted monthly. Topics included leadership style, conflict management, effective feedback, team building, team leadership, motivation, and moving from peer to leader. A retrospective pretest was conducted at the end of the program. Residents reported a significant knowledge gain for the majority of topics. Resident comments indicated a greater awareness of the impact of leading and ways to improve their personal leadership. Quantitatively and qualitatively, residents and faculty reported that the leadership program made a significant impact on the development of future neurosurgical leaders. PMID:21135732
Gertler, Matthew; Verma, Sarita; Tassone, Maria; Seltzer, Jane; Careau, Emmanuelle
As health systems become increasingly complex, there is growing emphasis on collaborative leadership education for health system change. The Canadian Interprofessional Health Leadership Collaborative conducted research on this phenomenon through a scoping and systematic review of the health leadership literature, key informant interviews and an inventory of health leadership programs in Canada. The inventory is unique, accounting for educational programming missed by traditional scholarly literature reviews. A major finding is that different health professions have access to health leadership education in different stages of their careers. This pioneering inventory suggests that needs may differ between health professions but also that there is a growing demand for multiple types of programs for specific targeted audiences, and a strategic need for collaborative leadership education in healthcare. PMID:26168388
I examine leadership in Wolf (Canis lupus) packs based on published observations and data gathered during summers from 1986 to 1998 studying a free-ranging pack of Wolves on Ellesmere Island that were habituated to my presence. The breeding male tended to initiate activities associated with foraging and travel, and the breeding female to initiate, and predominate in, pup care and protection. However, there was considerable overlap and interaction during these activities such that leadership could be considered a joint function. In packs with multiple breeders, quantitative information about leadership is needed.
Throughout government policy in Scotland, a new emphasis has been placed on clinical leaders as a way to improve quality and restore the public's confidence in health care. This article reports on a study that explored the leadership styles of senior charge nurses and the effects these may have on clinical teams. Findings suggest that, where there is transformational leadership and sharing of leadership roles across teams, staff are more engaged and organisational goals are met. The findings also highlight the need for better communication between senior management and clinical teams to ensure sustainable, good services. PMID:22900385
Ainsbury, Elizabeth A.; Cassidy, Amy; Downey, Frances; Hartline, Beverly K.; Lin, J. Grace; McCray, Christophe; Dawson, Silvina Ponce
A brief description of the Fundraising, Grant Writing, and Project Leadership workshop at the Third IUPAP International Conference of Women in Physics is presented. The workshop's purpose was to assist delegates in developing skills in successful proposal writing, fund raising, and project leadership. Handouts and talks were given with information on funding sources in different regions. Talks on grant writing and leadership by Beverly Hartline and J. Grace Lin led to active participation and brainstorming discussions. Based on the discussions a list of recommendations is outlined in this paper. This information is also available at the IUPAP Working Group of Women in Physics website (http://wgwip.df.uba.ar).
Christian Voegtlin; Moritz Patzer; Andreas Georg Scherer
The article advances an understanding of responsible leadership in global business and offers an agenda for future research\\u000a in this field. Our conceptualization of responsible leadership draws on deliberative practices and discursive conflict resolution,\\u000a combining the macro-view of the business firm as a political actor with the micro-view of leadership. We discuss the concept\\u000a in relation to existing research in
Paris-Sud XI, Université de
that psychoanalysis provides vis a vis socio-cognitive approaches, psychoanalysis provides a critique leadership thought more broadly, psychoanalysis, in its diverse formsi , has generated an active stream
Mannion, Hester; McKimm, Judy; O'Sullivan, Helen
This article explores how the concepts of followership, social identity and social influence help clinical leaders and followers better understand how leadership processes function within and between individuals, teams and complex organizations. PMID:25959938
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NCI’s Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Awards (CCITLAs) recognize mid-career clinical investigators at NCI-designated Cancer Centers working to improve the lives of people with cancer through clinical trials.
Karen E. Irving
This chapter addresses (a) how transformational leadership in the educational community is crucial for effective and appropriate infusion of educational technology as a fundamental part of K-12 education; (b) how educational leaders can create a robust di
Lanza, M L
Feminist leadership in nursing can be achieved through Total Quality Management. Total Quality Management (TQM) is a philosophy and technology that represents the foundation of a continuously improving organization. The feminist leadership ideas practiced by nurses, such as empowering staff and decision by consensus, are also central to TQM. Feminist leadership utilizing TQM enables employees to creatively contribute to the system without fear or intimidation. Employees at all levels in the organization are then empowered. The role of the feminist leader using TQM is one of facilitator rather than authority figure. Feminist leadership in nursing can spearhead the opportunity for improvement to provide high-quality, cost-effective health care in a troubled and complex economic environment. PMID:9119786
This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and ...
Firth-Cozens, J; Mowbray, D
The importance of good leadership is becoming increasingly apparent within health care. This paper reviews evidence which shows that it has effects, not only on financial management, but on the quality of care provided. Some theories of leadership are discussed, primarily in terms of how different types of leaders might affect quality in different ways, including the effects that they might have on the stress or wellbeing of their staff which, in turn, is related to the quality of care produced. Finally, the conflicts shown in terms of leadership within the context of health care are discussed, leading to the conclusion that development programmes must be specially tailored to address the complexities of this arena. Key Words: leadership; quality of care; stress; personality PMID:11700372
Today, more than ever, aggressive leadership is required to ensure that our national investments in aeronautical research, technology, and facilities are shaped into a coordinated, and high-impact, strategy. Under the auspices of the National Science and Technology Council, and in conjunction with the domestic industry, universities, the Department of Defense, and the Federal Aviation Administration - our partners in aeronautics - we propose to provide that leadership, and this document is our plan.
This article contributes to the growing debate around how we understand and develop multi-agency leadership in children and young people's services. Bringing together a range of inter-disciplinary research, it presents a framework for multi-agency leadership development, which, it argues, is well theorised, multi-level and versed in key field skills that educational leaders need in complex environments. The framework comprises six
Niroshaan Sivanathan; G. Cynthia Fekken
Using university residence staff as our leaders of interest, we explored the association of emotional intelligence and moral reasoning to leadership style and effectiveness. A total of 58 residence staff completed questionnaires assessing their emotional intelligence and moral reasoning. Subordinates (n=232) rated the residence staff’s leadership behaviours and effectiveness. Residence staff’s supervisors (n=12) also provided similar effectiveness ratings. Analysis showed
Finn Hansson; Mette Mønsted
The paper discusses research leadership in public universities under change and the role of entrepreneurial strategies in\\u000a research. Research leadership function today in situations where the New Public Management movement one the one hand have\\u000a introduced management by accountability and control in the university while on the other hand open boundaries to other knowledge\\u000a organizations, arenas and networks, and creation
Cohen, Brett Alan
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Sanders, Betty Murdock
, and were flexible enough to meet the needs of all of their teachers. These characteristics were consistent with the literature on effective leadership, leadership and professional development, leadership and technology, and leadership through the change...
Lahtero, Tapio Juhani; Kuusilehto-Awale, Lea
This article introduces a quantitative research into how the leadership team members of 49 basic education schools in the city of Vantaa, Finland, experienced the realisation of strategic leadership in their leadership teams' work. The data were collected by a survey of 24 statements, rated on a five-point Likert scale, and analysed with the…
Baughman, Kristen N.; Bruce, Jacklyn
The purpose of this qualitative study was to determine how college-level minority student leaders make meaning of those leadership experiences. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 12 students. Major findings noted a strong personal motivation to participate in student leadership positions. Further research on the impact of familial…
In this study, the relations between value-based leadership and distributed leadership behaviors of school principals were defined on the basis of the views of the primary school teachers. A casual research was designed for this. 225 primary school teachers were took part in study group determined the maximum variation sampling method. Data were…
Student-Centered Leadership offers a timely and thoughtful resource for school leaders who want to turn their ideals into action. Written by educational leadership expert Viviane Robinson, the book shows leaders how they can make a bigger difference to the quality of teaching and learning in their school and ultimately improve their students'…
Robinson, Viviane M. J.; Lloyd, Claire A.; Rowe, Kenneth J.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relative impact of different types of leadership on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes. Research Design: The methodology involved an analysis of findings from 27 published studies of the relationship between leadership and student outcomes. The first meta-analysis, including 22 of the…
Stewart, Alice C.; Black, Sylvia Sloan; Smith-Gratto, Karen; Williams, Jacqueline A.
Leadership is often described as something that is learned from experience. However, experiences do not often occur within a controlled environment where learning and its impact can be evaluated. In this paper, we investigate the efficacy of two types of learning experiences. University students received leadership training of equal length through…
Long gone are the days when being an alumnus with great connections and leadership skills meant that one would get the job as the senior alumni relations professional at one's alma mater. Institutions are now seeking alumni relations leaders armed with operational and leadership experience and an understanding of advancement methodology and best…
Turner, William S.
Little is known about the leadership practices and behaviors of the building leaders of dropout recovery schools and how these behaviors correlate with the ability of their student population to pass state-required standardized tests. This study analyzed the responses of 8 building leaders of dropout recovery schools regarding their leadership…
The literature attests to a leadership crisis that is predicted to impact leadership pipelines in just about every industry imaginable, including community colleges. This impending crisis is thought to be a result of baby boomer retirements plus the lack of next generation workers equipped with the skills to replace them. Community colleges are…
Focht, Jeffrey William
Due to the immense growth of community colleges since the 1960s and particularly over the last decade, a leadership gap now exists as presidents, provosts, and deans retire in record numbers. This diminished leadership pipeline can be attributed to two main factors: the obvious increase in retirement of senior executives completing their academic…
Davis, Gregory A.; Lucente, Joe
Many Extension leadership development programs have been evaluated for effectiveness. Little literature exists focusing on the evaluation of leadership development programs involving elected and appointed local officials. This article describes an annual program involving elected and appointed local officials and shares quantitative and…
Parry, Ken W., Ed.; Meindl, James R., Ed.
This book is a collection of 11 essays about research into the phenomena of leadership and other social processes of influence in organizations. After a context-setting introduction by Ken W. Perry and James R. Meindl, the main text includes the following essays: (1) "Salient Bias in Discussion and Research on Leadership" (Micha Popper); (2)…
For the past 3 years, the educational leadership faculty at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) has been engaged in program reform and curricular innovation. The reform process was initiated by centralized external authorities--a combination of international rankings, national accreditation bodies, national leadership standards, and state standards,…
Bridbord, Karen; DeLucia-Waack, Janice
The purpose of this study was to predict group co-leader satisfaction using personality, leadership style, and perceived compatibility of theoretical orientation. Fifty-four co-leader pairs (n = 108 group leaders) completed the NEO-Five Factor Inventory, Leadership Characteristics Inventory, Co-Therapy Relationship Questionnaire, and Co-Therapist…
Riley, Dan; Mulford, Bill
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to critique the strengths and weaknesses of the National College for School Leadership (NCSL). The primary purpose of the NCSL is to improve student attainment levels through enhancement of leadership capacity within England's government schools. The critique aims to include the issues of strategic…
Sirat, Morshidi; Ahmad, Abdul Razak; Azman, Norzaini
This paper examines the nature of the leadership crisis in Malaysia's public universities. Our main concern is about the leadership at the top levels of university management, and the administrative hierarchy as perceived by both outsiders and insiders. Critics have lamented that Malaysia lacks people with international stature to lead its public…
McDonald, Jeremy Anthony
This study examined the relationship between strong instructional leadership, as measured by the Principal Instructional Measurement Rating Scale (PIMRS) and high student academic outcomes in 35 Mid35-Atlantic Catholic elementary schools. In addition, the research explored the role of Catholic identity in supporting instructional leadership…
Morrison, Marlene; Arthur, Linet
Collaborative leadership is increasingly cited as the key framework for leadership in the 21st century. Yet its meaning remains complex, contested and frequently school-centric. This article examines understandings and applications in developing inter-service and inter-professional practices for children and young people. Drawing upon desk…
Frye, David A.
The purpose of this study was to explore the ways that students make meaning of emotion in their leadership experiences in order to understand their preparedness in and perspectives on the skills claimed to be needed in the knowledge economy. The researcher developed a Conceptual Model of Emotional Leadership which established a set of…
Pedersen, Jeff; Yager, Stuart; Yager, Robert
This study focuses on the understandings educators developed from two schools concerning how distributed leadership involving a select group of students affected the climate and community of their schools. Findings suggest that student-led leadership roles within the school community have an impact on creating a positive school-wide climate; a…
Leadership is critical to educational development and specific preparation is vital if leaders are to maximise their effectiveness. In this major new text, Tony Bush draws on his extensive international experience and research to examine the case for leadership development and assess the different modes of preparation used in Europe, including the…
Knapp, Michael S.; Copland, Michael A.; Honig, Meredith I.; Plecki, Margaret L.; Portin, Bradley S.
This report synthesizes what has been learned about how leaders in urban systems focus their leadership on the improvement of learning, and what it takes to support their leadership in these settings. The report brings together findings from three sub-study strands, concerned with efforts in seven urban districts to: a) invest staffing and other…
Educational stakeholders are aware that school administration has become an incredibly intricate dynamic that is too complex for principals to handle alone. Test-driven accountability has made the already daunting task of school administration even more challenging. Distributed leadership presents an opportunity to explore increased leadership…
Marks, Helen M.; Printy, Susan M.
Uses sample of 24 nationally selected restructured elementary, middle, and high schools to examine the relationship of transformational and instructional leadership to school performance as measured by the quality of teaching and student achievement. Finds that principals integrating transformational and instructional leadership have substantial…
Griffith, Daniel; Bedford, Marilyn; Hundley, Stephen
Traditional leadership development programs for higher education staff are challenged to blend theory with a real-world context that is meaningful to participants' work. Standard student leadership curriculum is strong on theory, but often thin on providing this real-world context. Both HR training departments and academic units charged with…
Shelly McCallum; David OConnell
Purpose – As organizations face volatile and virtual environments there is a growing need to equip emerging leaders with skills to generate, utilize and maintain social capital. This paper aims to examine five recent, large leadership studies to clarify the role that human capital or social capital capabilities play in present day and future leadership. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – Researchers review five
Talan, Teri N.; Bloom, Paula J.; Kelton, Robyn E.
While there is consensus among policymakers and practitioners about the importance of strong leadership in early childhood education, there is scant research on effective models of leadership development for administrators of early childhood programs, particularly those working in the child care sector. This is cause for concern because the…
Hatfield, Jennifer Marie
The study of leadership and ethics, in the context of ethical behavior, is an area of concern, yet interest in an ever changing multicultural society of social norms and values. The magnitude of success has been and can be attributed to thriving and flourishing leadership exhibited by those parties involved. However, the behaviors exhibited by…
Barberá Heredia, Ester; Ramos López, Amparo; Candela Agulló, Carlos
Psychological gender discrimination explanations have changed over the past thirty years, becoming more complex in order to obtain a better understanding of the social reality. At the present moment, one of the most interesting research areas is the one referring to the 'glass maze' phenomenon in women's management careers. The main purpose of this work is to reveal the theoretical evolution in an attempt to explain the leadership study from a gender perspective. The consecutive hypotheses, starting with the labour sexual division idea, are becoming more interactive in order to understand the current labour-social situation. Social psychology has underlined the role of beliefs, observed via gender stereotyped roles, prejudiced attitudes against women, sexist and neo-sexist ideology, or masculine, feminine and androgynous identity development. New psychological interpretations insist on the variability of the gender concept, where gender is sometimes observed through men and women's behaviours, and other times through those behaviour expectations. But gender is mainly observed though the power relations between men and women during social interactions in labour organizations. PMID:21504666
Jones, Robert T.
The purposes of this study were to determine the effectiveness of a computer-assisted lab environment in a course on leadership and to determine if undergraduate students believe that leadership concepts can be successfully ...
...108 Leadership and management. (a) An ACO must have a leadership and management structure that...individuals, better health for populations, and lower growth... (c) Clinical management and oversight...
...108 Leadership and management. (a) An ACO must have a leadership and management structure that...individuals, better health for populations, and lower growth... (c) Clinical management and oversight...
...108 Leadership and management. (a) An ACO must have a leadership and management structure that...individuals, better health for populations, and lower growth... (c) Clinical management and oversight...
Michelon, L. C. "Gene"
A management consultant shares his observations and those of behavioral scientists in this discussion of the qualities of effective leadership in organizations. Points out that leadership requires use of intellectual power, creativity, diligence, and human understanding. (TA)
Ambrose, Misty Jean
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of the National FFA Organization based on the self-perceived leadership skills of members present at the 2001 Washington Leadership Conference. The objective of this study was to determine...
, regardless of setting, is leadership development. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate leadership development in a Boy Scouts of America (BSA) High Adventure Program. Two research objectives guided this study. First, the researcher sought...
week program is designed to assist Columbia College and Engineering students in evolving, Manager of Leadership Programs, Student Development and Activities. How often should I connect? There are four components that contribute to the student's leadership development in ADVANCE! · Introspection
Starr, Karen E.
Currently educational research literature demonstrates wide discussion and endorsement of "distributed" leadership while concurrently traditional, hegemonic forms prevail in practice. This article investigates understandings about educational leadership held by Australian school principals. The article describes the contradictory…