ERIC Number: ED244532
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
A Comparison of Perceived Leadership Styles among Presidents of Selected Black Colleges in the Southwestern and Southeastern United States.
Cole, Robert V., Jr.
Perceived leadership styles of black college presidents at institutions in the southeast and southwest United States were studied. The Cole Leadership Style Questionnaire was administered to the presidents to determine their perceptions regarding their leadership styles, as well as information concerning their age, highest degree earned, and job title and years they had been in their respective positions. It was found that black college presidents' perceptions of leadership were not affected by geographic region; or by public versus private institutional control, institution size, or by the presidents' backgrounds. It is recommended that black college presidents make strong appointments of chief administrative offices and deanships, learn the details of management, understand financial practices, and establish priorities for effective use of the president's time. Recommendations for future research concerning administrators' leadership styles are also offered. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: United States (Southeast); United States (Southwest)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New Orleans, LA, April 23-27, 1984).