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Tack, Martha W.; McNutt, Mindy S. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2004
Effective leaders are decision makers, strategic planners, calculated risk-takers, and highly skilled negotiators. Interestingly, the critical skill of negotiating is not one that most women naturally demonstrate. Because the majority of women in the workplace do not negotiate, they often do not advance as quickly as they should, nor do their…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Females, Persuasive Discourse, Salaries
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Goertzen, Brent J.; Fritz, Susan M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2004
Leader-member exchange (LMX) generally refers to the leadership process centered on the interactions between leaders and direct reports. The basic premise of high quality leader-member exchange relationships holds that direct reports gain tremendous benefits through these partnerships. LMX is perhaps the most commonly researched theory of…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Interpersonal Relationship, Gender Differences, Leaders
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Hackman, Michael Z.; Kirlin, Amy M.; Tharp, Janice L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2004
This article highlights the Chancellor's Leadership Class, a highly selective, four-year program for undergraduate students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The four primary components of the program are coursework, community service, skill building, and mentoring. Although the program has a uniform structure for all students, it…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Leadership Training, Service Learning, Skill Development
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Kalkowski, Kay Lynn; Fritz, Susan M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2004
Since the days when women first began entering the work force scholars have studied perceived gender differences related to motivation in organizational settings. This paper first presents a brief overview of motivation theory and then examines the literature tracing gender related motivation-to-manage as it evolves through the 1950s and 1960s to…
Descriptors: Females, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Motivation
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Graham, T. Scott; Ackermann, J. Cooper; Maxwell, Kristi K. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2004
Emotional intelligence (EI) is emerging as an area of interest in leadership development. Recent research stresses how valuable strong EI skills are to the success of the person, team, organization, and society. Unlike IQ, emotional intelligence skills can be improved with focused training, coaching, and lifespan experiences. Effectively used,…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Response, Films, Leadership Training
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Crawford, C. B.; Strohkirch, C. Sue – Journal of Leadership Education, 2004
This article focuses on the empirical effects of cognitive differentiation and persuasive skills on transformational, transaction, and laissez-faire leadership. Subjects (N = 294) completed measures of independent and dependent variables. Findings confirmed prior findings, however some findings reflected differences. Cognitive differentiation was…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Leadership Training, Skill Development, Persuasive Discourse
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Rohs, Frederick R. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2004
Measuring the Return on Investment (ROI) in training and development has consistently earned a place among the critical issues in the human resource development (HRD) field. Leadership educators may soon find that program sponsors and administrators asking for ROI information as well. This paper reports the ROI of the Southern Extension Leadership…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Leadership Training, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
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Fritz, Susan M.; Williams, Susan N.; Barbuto, John E., Jr. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
An assessment identifying the leadership education needs of three groups of leadership program alumni was developed through focus group interviews. Respondents (386 of 1,063 or 36%) were most interested in training on: engaging others in a common vision, inspiring others, attracting the right people for the task, and influencing others. They…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Educational Needs, Alumni, Leadership Training
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Fritz, Carrie; Miller, Greg – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
The principal purpose of this article was to identify supervisory approaches available to instructional leaders in education. Selected supervisory approaches served as the basis for creating the Supervisory Options for Instructional Leaders (SOIL) Model. Instructional leaders in a variety of educational settings could use this model. The SOIL…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Supervisory Methods, Models, Rewards
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Graham, T. Scott; Sincoff, Michael Z.; Baker, Bud; Ackermann, J. Cooper – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
Movies have mesmerized audiences for years, crossing boundaries of race, gender, age, culture, and nationality. They have also been used to teach people how to lead. One text that zeroes in on the essence of leadership is "The Leadership Challenge", by Kouzes and Posner (2002). Through their research, they have highlighted five practices…
Descriptors: Leadership, Films, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Johnson, Craig – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
Top officials at Enron abused their power and privileges, manipulated information, engaged in inconsistent treatment of internal and external constituencies, put their own interests above those of their employees and the public, and failed to exercise proper oversight or shoulder responsibility for ethical failings. Followers were all too quick to…
Descriptors: Corporations, Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Ethics
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Earnest, Garee W. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
Participation in a leadership-focused study-abroad program is a highly effective way to learn about leadership, based on student responses that cite powerful leadership learning experiences. To operate effectively in the expanding global arena, current and future leaders will need the ability to deal with different cultures and languages almost on…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Leadership Training, Student Attitudes, Labor Force
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Watt, Willis M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
Educators must develop leadership studies programs that prepare students to deal with the reality of a diverse world so they are able to handle constant change as they lead in the 21st century. The purpose of this paper is to consider a variety of questions that need to be answered when developing core curricula for college and university…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Core Curriculum, Correlation, Case Studies
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Harter, Nathan – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
In the 1880s, William James argued that individuals do make a difference in history, and that the study of influential people is a defensible academic pursuit. The literature on leadership today raises three distinct challenges to his position: (a) that everyone is a leader, (b) that no one is a leader, and (c) that leadership is self-leadership.…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, History, Speeches
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Pennington, Penny; Townsend, Christine; Cummins, Richard – Journal of Leadership Education, 2003
The relationship of leadership to culture is explored in this study. The study was designed to determine if significant relationships existed between specific leadership practices and different cultural profiles. The treatment for this correlational study consisted of 15 teams with an assigned formal leader for each team. Significant relationships…
Descriptors: Correlation, Leadership Styles, Organizational Culture, Change Strategies
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