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Stedman, Nicole L.P.; Adams-Pope, Brittany L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to begin exploring the nature of leadership behavior and style, as it relates to team functionality. The extent to which the problems we face grow and become more complex; solutions require multiple perspectives, requiring researchers to be prepared to lead large groups of collaborators from a variety of disciplines.…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teamwork, Leadership Styles, Transformational Leadership
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Mars, Matthew M.; Torres, Robert M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
Individuals with skills specific to innovation and entrepreneurial strategy are in high demand within the contemporary workforce. This demand transcends most, if not all, professions and career paths. Yet, entrepreneurial leadership education continues to be viewed mostly as a business-oriented domain. We expand the otherwise narrow scope of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Collegiality, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Training
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Fritz, Mackenzie R.; Guthrie, Kathy L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2017
Values clarification is a dynamic process in which people come to understand what they individually view as important in their lives by placing a name or label to what one values. This process commonly occurs during the traditional college years and is a critical component of leadership education. This qualitative study examined how junior-level…
Descriptors: Values Clarification, Leadership Training, Qualitative Research, Undergraduate Students
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Andenoro, Anthony C.; Sowcik, Matthew J.; Balser, Teresa C. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2017
Complex and adaptive challenges threaten human well-being and sustainability. However, our leadership graduates often lack the capacity and or commitment to address these challenges in a meaningful way. This paper details a five-year study exploring the impact of an interdisciplinary undergraduate course on the development of global capacities,…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Interdisciplinary Approach, Undergraduate Students, Global Approach
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McKinney, Nicole S.; Waite, Roberta – Journal of Leadership Education, 2016
Leadership content and pedagogical strategies are fundamental to health professionals' education. All health professionals must be able to lead effectively and thrive in today's complex health systems. Students must be involved in meaningful didactic and experiential leadership development early in their academic progression, and educators are…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Allied Health Occupations Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Leadership Training
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Nilson, Michelle; Fels, Lynn; Gopaul, Bryan – Journal of Leadership Education, 2016
This research explores the various ways in which performative inquiry was implemented in a graduate organizational theories course within an educational leadership cohort at a medium-sized urban Canadian research university. Drawing on Fink's framework for significant learning experiences, the researchers used performative inquiry to enact the…
Descriptors: Organizational Theories, Teaching Methods, Inquiry, Graduate Students
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Sorensen, Tyson J.; McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2016
Leadership development among postsecondary students can occur through a variety of experiences; one such experience is a leadership minor. The purpose of this descriptive interpretive study was to analyze students' experiences while enrolled in a leadership minor with a focus on exploring evidence of leadership identity development. By exploring…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Leadership, Leadership Training, Professional Identity
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McKim, Aaron J.; Sorensen, Tyson J.; Velez, Jonathan J. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2015
Researchers conducted a qualitative analysis of students' experiences while enrolled in an interdisciplinary leadership minor with the intent to determine programmatic inputs that spur leadership development. Based on students' reflections, three domains of programmatic inputs for leadership development within the minor were identified. These…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Interdisciplinary Approach, Undergraduate Students, Specialization
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Nguyen, Shelbee – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
Global leadership programs framed within singular cultural contexts do not promote authentic leadership. Unilateral methods may exclude individual multicultural experiences or identities, and further, encourage a one-size fits all approach to leadership. An interdisciplinary global leadership course aims to promote authentic unlearning and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Global Approach, Leadership, Leadership Training
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Adams, Brittany L.; Cain, Holly Reed; Giraud, Vivana; Stedman, Nicole L. P. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2012
Increased demand, limited resources, knowledge gaps, and seemingly less time to produce results are the challenges facing researchers and others in higher education today. Working together across disciplines is almost a requirement to stay afloat in the competitive arena most principal investigators are finding themselves in. This study sought to…
Descriptors: Leadership, Discipline, Educational Research, Researchers
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Bruce, Jacklyn A.; Ricketts, Kristina G. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2008
This study explored cooperation between members of two interdisciplinary teams of educators within the agricultural field in a northeastern state. A researcher-developed instrument was used to explore individual perceptions regarding interdisciplinary cooperation. Using qualitative methods, the researchers intended to bring to light the thoughts,…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Interdisciplinary Approach, Barriers, Qualitative Research
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Blackwell, Cindy; Cummins, Richard; Cummings, Scott – Journal of Leadership Education, 2007
This research evaluated learning outcomes of a leadership development program at a large, southern land grant institution. The program is an interdisciplinary, semester-long class where experience and theory are juxtaposed to offer leadership training and development. Through an intensive research project, the program exposes students to four…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Leadership Training, Skill Development, Outcomes of Education