ERIC Number: ED080250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
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Leadership Profile for Gaston County, [North Carolina]. Overview. Occasional Report 73-1.
Voland, Maurice E.
The leadership profile for Gaston County, North Carolina, was developed in this report to assist Extension professionals to more effectively organize and utilize these key individuals in the implementation of Extension programs, to become more aware of whom to contact on specific issues, and to develop specific educational programs. Data were collected through questionnaires sent to leaders and decision-makers interviewed during the first phase of this study. The data were analyzed for age, length of residence in the county, educational attainment occupation, social participation, communications, leisure time use, community orientation, military service, flexibility, and political orientation. A profile of the "typical" Gaston County leader was presented. It was noted that since this leader was probably in a managerial role, leadership is not as tied to family status as it would be in an agrarian society. A major conclusion was that in the future, the Extension staff will probably become more involved in the organization, development, and maintenance of various problem centered groups and less involved in direct service. (PS)
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Sponsor: Cooperative State Research Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Agricultural Experiment Station.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina