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Woods, Kathryn – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
This study examined university students' perceptions of generational issues in the workplace. Baby Boomers are retiring rapidly (their knowledge and experience retiring along with them), and Millennials are now the largest generational group represented in the workforce. Students at a mid-sized university in the southeast region of the United…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Age Differences, Leadership Training, Workshops
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Ingerson, Kati; Bruce, Jackie – Journal of Leadership Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to understand if selected leadership pedagogy (hands on activities) utilized in an organizational behavior classroom contributed to the development of workplace readiness skills. Since successful organizational behavior classes and hands on learning can lead to successful graduates, the importance of leadership…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Feedback (Response), Leadership Training, Teaching Methods
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BinBakr, Maha B.; Ahmed, Eman I. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2019
Objective: The purpose of the present paper is to examine the role of gender as a potential determinant of high-involvement work processes (HIWP) and organizational commitment (OC) in higher education institutions in Saudi Arabia. The study further examines the relationship between the female faculty's involvement in work processes and…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Gender Differences, Work Environment, Higher Education
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Adewale, Adebayo Saheed; Ghavifekr, Simin – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2019
Education is the cornerstone of national development. Higher education institutions are responsible for producing skilled manpower needed to attain sustainable economic, social and technological development. In order to make higher education institutions responsive and productive, effective leadership is needed. Leader's self-efficacy plays a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, College Faculty
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Shore, Kevin; Walshaw, Margaret – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
The roles and aspirations of Assistant/Deputy Principals (AP/DPs) have received attention for a number of decades. In contrast to much of the reported research that either highlights the administrative and management tasks or foregrounds principal succession, we explore levels of satisfaction that play into DP/APs' interpretations of the realities…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Attitudes, Attitude Measures
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Li, Lijuan; Hallinger, Philip; Kennedy, Kerry John; Walker, Allan – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
This study tests mediated principal leadership effects on teacher professional learning through collegial trust, communication and collaboration in Hong Kong primary schools. It is based on a series of single mediator studies, and uses the same convenience sample of 970 teachers from 32 local primary schools. It also adopts regression-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Responsibility, Faculty Development
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Weinstein, José; Hernández, Macarena – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2016
School leadership has a core position within education policy worldwide. Comparative research in this area has been mainly focused on developed countries and has tended to neglect the situation of developing nations, including Latin American countries. Considering the above, this article presents the current status of school leadership policies in…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Policy Formation
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Uusiautti, Satu – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2013
Interest in human experiences, especially positive experiences, has been increasing ever since positive psychology gained a foothold in public attention. In this research, higher education administrators from Finland and the USA ("N"?=?13) were asked to describe positive or successful situations or chains of events in which their…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Caring, Administrator Attitudes, Success
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Meyer, Matthew J.; Macmillan, Robert B.; Northfield, Shawn – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2009
Our detailed study of two secondary schools in Nova Scotia which had experienced regular principal succession examined succession and its impact on teacher morale. We found that the process of principal succession and the new principal's practices have the potential to change a school culture and both positively and negatively affect teacher and…
Descriptors: School Culture, Foreign Countries, Teacher Morale, Principals
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Wheeler, Deborah S.; LaRocco, Diana J. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2009
The purpose of this study was to describe special education administrators' reports of the social supports (House, 1981) that ameliorate the stress inherent in their professional role. This study used a mixed methods design and was conducted in two sequential phases involving 153 special education administrators in a northeastern state. During…
Descriptors: Special Education, Public Education, Administrator Role, Social Support Groups
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Crawford, C. B.; Gould, Lawrence V.; Scott, Robert F. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
The effects of innovation on leadership abilities have not been widely investigated. Although diffusion of innovation theory has existed for some time, there is a need for more research detailing the relationship between innovation and transformational leadership. In a survey of organizational members (N = 294), innovation was significantly…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Leadership Training, Correlation, Innovation
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Lazaridou, Angeliki – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2007
The values that school principals use when solving organisational problems were studied. Data were collected by a think aloud procedure, in which the participants verbalised their thoughts while working on a set of five administrative problems. The results show that the principals referred to seven values that had subtle but important sub-texts:…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, Confidentiality, Reflective Teaching, Leadership
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Tooms, Autumn K.; Kretovics, Mark A.; Smialek, Charles A. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2007
This study is an effort to examine principals' perceptions of workplace politics and its influence on their productivity and efficacy. A survey was used to explore the perceptions of current school administrators with regard to workplace politics. The instrument was disseminated to principals serving public schools in one Midwestern state in the…
Descriptors: Principals, Politics of Education, Quality of Working Life, Work Environment
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Shen, Jianping; Cooley, Van E.; Ruhl-Smith, Connie D. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 1999
Analyzing survey data from 457 students in 29 U.S. school administration programs, examines the relative importance of factors influencing decisions to enter and leave the profession and the canonical correlation between reasons for leaving and reasons for staying. Self-actualization, esteem, and affiliation influenced entry decisions; salary…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Occupational Mobility
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Ortiz, Flora Ida; Kalbus, Joanna – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 1998
Explores leadership succession by studying an elected county school superintendent's experience. Extends the Gordon and Rosen theoretical model by identifying factors triggering succession, examining interim appointments, and identifying succession and organizational elements affected by the nature of elected leadership positions. The…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Selection, Case Studies
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