ERIC Number: EJ869283
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Six Questions for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation in Distance Education
Reimers-Hild, Connie; King, James W.
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, v12 n4 Win 2009
Institutions offering distance education courses and programs may benefit by encouraging administrators, faculty, staff and students to be more entrepreneurial. Organizational cultures designed to support this type of environment are characterized by entrepreneurial leadership, innovation and change. This article provides information on how distance education institutions can incorporate entrepreneurial leadership and innovation into their organizations. Six questions for administrators of distance education to consider are presented in an effort to provoke discussion and thought on the importance of incorporating entrepreneurial leadership and innovation throughout distance education organizations.
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Innovation, Leadership Styles, Instructional Leadership, Organizational Culture, Entrepreneurship, Educational Change, Organizational Change, Change Strategies, Agenda Setting
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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