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McNulty, Eric J.; Dorn, Barry C.; Goralnick, Eric; Serino, Richard; Grimes, Jennifer O.; Flynn, Lisa Borelli; Cheers, Melani; Marcus, Leonard J. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
To explicate the qualities of cooperation among leaders and their organizations during crisis, we studied the response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Through interviews and analysis, we discovered leaders successfully overcame obstacles that typically undermine collective crisis response. Qualitative analysis revealed five guiding…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Leadership, Behavior Standards, Crisis Management
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Banerjee, Dina – Journal of Leadership Education, 2015
Very little is known about leadership at an individual level in the scholarship of leadership and social change. In this study using institutional ethnography as a research method, I survey graduate students of the Organizational Development and Leadership program of a mid-Atlantic university. Qualitative data analyses reveal that majority of the…
Descriptors: Social Change, Leadership, Organizational Development, Graduate Students
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Wildermuth, Cristina de-Mello-e-Souza; Smith-Bright, Elaine; Noll-Wilson, Sarah; Fink, Alex – Journal of Leadership Education, 2015
Case in Point (CIP) is an interactive leadership development method pioneered by Ronald Heifetz. CIP instructors follow a fluid class structure, in which group dynamics and student concerns become catalysts for learning. CIP proponents defend the method's potential to help students experience real life leadership challenges. To date, however, very…
Descriptors: Risk, Rewards, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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Grunwell, Stewart G. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2015
This study seeks to examine the processes through which leadership is fostered and developed within student leadership development programs. While there has been some scholarly literature written in this area, a dearth in the literature exists with respect to providing a detailed chronicle and examination of the complete processes employed within…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Leadership Training, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Shollenn, S. Lynn – Journal of Leadership Education, 2015
Qualitative, case study methods were used to examine students' expectations of and experiences with studying women and leadership. Participants were 48 undergraduate students enrolled in an elective course titled Women and Leadership offered in the Leadership Studies minor curriculum at a liberal arts institution. Students perceived women and…
Descriptors: Females, Leadership, Expectation, Student Experience
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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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Shantal, Kakon Montua Ajua; Halttunen, Leena; Pekka, Kanervio – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
Quality educational leadership preparation has positive influences on practices of graduates. In the Finnish decentralized education system, little is yet known about the sources of principals' practices. This research explores the sources of principals' self-assessed leadership practices in Central Finland and identifies areas for more emphasis.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Training, Administrator Education
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Priest, Kerry L.; Donley, Sarah – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
This application brief describes the exploratory assessment of a mentoring program between current students and alumni of a leadership studies minor program. We connect leadership education research and practice in two ways: first, we describe a process of qualitative program evaluation to inform program best practices and improvement. In doing…
Descriptors: Alumni, Mentors, Leadership Training, Qualitative Research
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Francis, Andrew – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
This paper reports the preliminary findings of an exploratory study which investigates the followership of longstanding, classroom-based school teachers working in the UK secondary education sector. Using Gronn's (1999) educational leadership formation model as a frame of reference, the study employs a multiple case study methodology with data…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Case Studies
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Haber-Curran, Paige; Tillapaugh, Daniel – Journal of Leadership Education, 2013
This qualitative study examines student learning about leadership across three sections of a capstone course in an undergraduate leadership minor. Qualitative methods were informed by exploratory case study analysis and phenomenology. Student-centered and inquiry-focused pedagogical approaches, including case-in-point, action inquiry, and…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Student Centered Curriculum, Leadership, Qualitative Research
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Coers, Natalie; Lorensen, Marianne; Anderson, James C., II. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2009
Working in groups and teams is a common practice in today's college classroom, partly in order to meet the growing demand by employers that students entering the workforce have leadership and group experience. This practice has many inherent benefits and challenges. The experiences created must meet the needs of both students and other…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Leadership Training, Course Content, Undergraduate Students
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Lindsay, Douglas R.; Hassan, Anthony M.; Day, David V. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2009
This paper examines the core academic leader development course at the United States Air Force Academy. The course serves as the foundation for individual leader development that is integrated across all four years of the student's education. The basic approach uses a self-study where the student selects a current leadership role and that role…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Leadership Training, Military Training
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Horstmeier, Robin Peiter; Ricketts, Kristina G. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2009
Leadership development through a civic engagement activity in a local FFA chapter is explored. Through a case study design, researchers illuminate a project that encouraged youth leadership development through the creation and execution of a civic engagement project in their own local community. Holistically, FFA members viewed the project as a…
Descriptors: Youth Leaders, Citizen Participation, School Activities, Case Studies
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Rosser, Manda; Stedman, Nicole L. P.; Elbert, Chanda; Rutherford, Tracy – Journal of Leadership Education, 2009
Many youth leadership organizations exist today and provide a variety of leadership experiences. One such organization provides a week long leadership experience to high school students with its primary purpose being to guide students through a process of identifying a community need and developing a plan to address that need. This article reports…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Youth Leaders, Leadership Training, National Programs