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ERIC Number: ED526713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 80
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1243-1216-3
Forgiveness as a Leadership Trait for School Leaders
Kryder, Theodore D.
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Edgewood College
The purpose of this study was to investigate forgiveness as a leadership trait. The methodology for this quantitative and qualitative study consisted of electronic surveys and in-depth interviews with elementary and middle school principals. This research explored the effects of revenge and avoidance on school leadership and the possible positive effects forgiveness can have. The basic findings were that forgiveness can lead to better health and wellness for school leaders and has positive influences on the discharge of school leader's duties. The main conclusion was that forgiveness is a leadership power unto itself. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States