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ERIC Number: EJ997241
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 36
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1546
Bottom-Up/Top-Down Leadership: Contradiction or Hidden Phenomenon
Kezar, Adrianna
Journal of Higher Education, v83 n5 p725-760 Sep-Oct 2012
The study advances higher education leadership and change scholarship by examining a mostly unexplored area--the convergence between grassroots leadership with top-down leadership. The study is framed by two theories: tempered radicals framework and distributed leadership. Three common example of convergence are described as well as strategies for successful convergence and common challenges experienced by bottom-up leaders. (Contains 1 table and 9 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A