ERIC Number: ED403836
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reflections on Leadership. CAUSE Professional Paper Series, No. 15.
West, Thomas W.; And Others
The seven essays in this paper were submitted by winners of the CAUSE ELITE (Exemplary Leadership and Information Technology Excellence) Award. The papers reflect leadership and achievement through effective management and use of information resources. Papers include: "More Lessons from the CIO Trail: from Butch Cassidy to City Slicker," (Thomas W. West) which presents a set of leadership axioms and a professional development approach to the position of chief information officer; "Leadership in a Service Environment," (Brian L. Hawkins) which speaks to servant leadership and keeping sight of the mission; "Managing Ideas," (Bernard W. Gleason) which urges the development of formal structures for encouraging, developing, and adopting creative applications of information technology."Organizational Leadership: Characteristics of Success and Failure," (Albert L. LeDuc) which discusses new leaders and good leaders; "Maybe Adam Smith Had It Right," (Robert C. Heterick, Jr.) which speaks to organizing to weather economic doldrums and preparing for a twenty-first century learning society; "Leading Through Influence," (Carole A. Barone) which discusses organizational characteristics; "Making It Happen: Leadership in a Transformational Age," (Patricia Battin) which examines the impact of digital information technology on the higher education community. (CH)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Effectiveness, Change Strategies, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Literacy, Information Management, Innovation, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Styles, Leadership Training, Management Development, Organizational Change, Technological Advancement, Theory Practice Relationship
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CAUSE, Boulder, CO.