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How women presidents of research institutions have navigated negotiation in reaching the top : a phenomenological study
This study examined the phenomenon of negotiation from the perspective of women who served as college presidents at doctorate granting universities in the United States. During their careers, the women reframed their ...
Workplace health training : a theoretical and empirical model
For the current study I proposed a complete, integrated model of workplace health training including its antecedents, structure, and outcomes. Additionally, I proposed the concept of 'training enrichment', where different ...
Predictors of strategic influence among college sports public relations directors in college athletic departments : the impact of managerial orientation and leadership personality trait, skill, and style
Contributor:Moore, Joseph H.
The College Sports Information Directors (CoSIDA) noted the need for PR directors to be held in higher esteem and to have more strategic influence in their athletic departments. This dissertation sought to provide some ...
Implications of online social network sites on the personal and professional learning of educational leaders
The purpose of this study is to explore the ways in which five educational leaders make use of online social network sites (SNSs) for their personal and professional learning. Specifically, I focus on how participants use ...
Select Illinois community college elected trustees' perspectives on how prepared they are to serve their term of office
Contributor:Winfree, Terri L.
Community college trustees are officials entrusted by the public to oversee the resources and property of community colleges; the board of trustees is seen as the link between the institution and the community they serve. ...
Perceptions of organizational culture of a multi-campus community college district : mixed methods in concert
Contributor:Kuster Dale, Kimberly
This concurrent, mixed-methods case study analyzed perceptions of current and preferred organizational culture within a rural, multi-campus community college district. This phenomenon was examined by analyzing and comparing ...
Spirituality in leadership : how male African American leaders in higher education perceive the influence of spirituality in their decision making
Contributor:Burgess, Dale S.
The purpose of this study was to better understand how male African American leaders in higher education perceive the influence of spirituality on their leadership decision making. This phenomenological study provided the ...
Leadership perceptions of results and return on investment training evaluations
Contributor:Preston, Kevin F.
This study sought to validate whether the literature on high level training evaluation (level four results and level five return on investment) accurately reflected the expectations of organizational leaders regarding ...
Multi-level examination of authentic leadership and organizational justice in uncertain times, A
Contributor:Kiersch, Christa E.
Answering long-standing calls for research on how leaders influence followers and organization performance, as well as for the integration of leadership and justice research, this study proposes and tests a multi-level ...
Making meaning of whiteness : life experiences that inform culturally conscious student affairs leaders
Contributor:Webb, Leslie J.
Four white student affairs educators shared their histories, experiences, and critical incidents that helped shape their focus on inclusive practice at predominantly white institutions of higher education. Critical white ...