ERIC Number: EJ1133912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Leadership That Settled the Frontier
Boyd, Barry L.
Journal of Leadership Education, v13 n2 p169-175 Spr 2014
This idea brief explores the leadership lessons displayed by the characters of Louis L'Amour's western novels. Western fiction can be a powerful tool to engage students and demonstrate many leadership theories and models. This brief examines how L'Amour's characters can be used to illustrate Kouzes and Posner's Five Practices of Exemplary Leaders. The author will demonstrate how western literature, specifically L'Amour's novels, can be a tool to help students see leadership in a new light.
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Leadership Training, Leadership, Leaders, Leadership Effectiveness, Novels
Association of Leadership Educators. e-mail: Jole@aged.tamu.edu; Web site: http://leadershipeducators.org/page-1014283
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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