ERIC Number: EJ887876
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
Beyond the Headlines: Wounding and the Community College Presidency
Floyd, Deborah L.; Maslin-Ostrowski, Pat; Hrabak, Michael R.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n149 p65-72 Spr 2010
A framework for understanding the human side of leadership, especially wounding and leadership struggles, is described with an emphasis on stories of community college presidents. Practical advice and recommendations are offered to better equip aspiring and practicing community college presidents for leadership challenges. A key message is that when a leader experiences a crisis, this stressful situation can be used as an opportunity to learn and grow.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Crisis Management, Integrity, Fear, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Change Agents, Conflict, Politics of Education, Leadership Responsibility, Expectation, Privacy, Barriers, Internet, Accountability, Power Structure, Social Isolation, Collegiality
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
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