ERIC Number: EJ1019439
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Promoting Effective Program Leadership in Psychology: A Benchmarking Strategy
Halonen, Jane S.
Teaching of Psychology, v40 n4 p318-329 Oct 2013
Although scholars have scrutinized many aspects of academic life in psychology, the topic of leadership for psychology programs has remained elusive. This article describes the importance of high-quality leadership in the development of thriving psychology programs. The author offers a strategy for evaluating leaders to help provide developmental feedback and to promote effective professional development in the administration of psychology programs.
Descriptors: Program Administration, Leadership Effectiveness, Psychology, Benchmarking, College Programs, Professional Development, Leadership Qualities, Administrator Evaluation, Department Heads, Supervision, Communication Skills, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Personality, Leadership Role, Educational Practices, Organizational Change, Operations Research, Delivery Systems
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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