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A Social Justice Manifesto: An Examination Of Social Justice As A Process, Austin Clements Dec 2017

A Social Justice Manifesto: An Examination Of Social Justice As A Process, Austin Clements

Social Justice Class Papers

Social justice is a very broad term and one that is not easily defined. Is it certain issues or is it a broad range of issues? Is it one particular methodology or is it a variety of methodologies? It is a term that can provoke both a sense of pride and a roaring ire towards anyone who uses it in a positive context. Why is social justice a term that provokes so many different emotions, opinions, and ideas about its origins? It is because social justice itself is a term that possesses a different meaning, dependent on who is using ...


Tony Tan [Singapore, President, Minister For Defence, Education], Tony Tan Oct 2017

Tony Tan [Singapore, President, Minister For Defence, Education], Tony Tan

Digital Narratives of Asia

Tony Tan Keng Yam, the seventh President of Singapore and Commander-in-Chief of Singapore Armed Forces, tells DNA about his most satisfying aspect of work with the army, and the most challenging portfolio in education. He describes the impact of the changing media environment and citizens' aspirations, disclosing the rationales of some policies he had implemented.


Power Of The Faculty: Consequences Of No Confidence Votes For College Presidents, Daniel Nadler, Mei-Yan Lu Ph.D., Michael Miller Oct 2017

Power Of The Faculty: Consequences Of No Confidence Votes For College Presidents, Daniel Nadler, Mei-Yan Lu Ph.D., Michael Miller

Faculty Publications

The roles of college faculty members have changed, often in relation to increased specialization of their functions as either teachers or researchers. Similarly, the college presidency has changed, relying less on faculty interactions and increasing reliance and interaction on external stakeholders. The result is a less faculty-centric college presidency. The faculty, however, still have significant expectations for involvement with the college president and have the use of a no-confidence vote to express their opinions about the performance of the individual in the presidential position. Drawing upon a sample of faculty senate leaders, the current study found that few of these ...


The Perception Of Chinese Higher Educators Toward Leadership Effectiveness In Regard To Gender, Kanglei Meng Oct 2017

The Perception Of Chinese Higher Educators Toward Leadership Effectiveness In Regard To Gender, Kanglei Meng

Dissertations

This study examines Chinese educators’ perceptions of effective leadership behaviors in order to determine how teachers in Chinese higher education define effectiveness and whether there is a correlation between this perception and leaders’ gender. Factors considered included conscious and unconscious gender bias, Chinese culture, historical background, and identity. As a male-dominated country, China has been deeply influenced by Confucianism; hence, limited attention has been drawn to female leadership. The author identified and reviewed three women’s revolutions and their positive and negative effects in the past century in order to predict the status of female leadership. The researcher modified the ...


Management As A Liberal Art (Summary), C. William Pollard Sep 2017

Management As A Liberal Art (Summary), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this brief document, Pollard outlines the main contours of Peter Drucker's concept of "management as liberal art." In particular, he notes how management is a spiritual and moral endeavor oriented to the development of the whole person.

Note: Page 6 is missing from the original document.


Various Notes Regarding Peter Drucker, C. William Pollard Aug 2017

Various Notes Regarding Peter Drucker, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In these handwritten documents, Pollard outlines some of the main lessons he has learned from his decades-long friendship with noted management theorist Peter Drucker.


Speech On The Tides Of Life, C. William Pollard Aug 2017

Speech On The Tides Of Life, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

For Pollard, the development of people is the key to a future made uncertain by rapid socio-economic change. Proper development, however, is predicated on upholding ServiceMaster's primary objective of honoring God.


Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono [Indonesia, President], Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Aug 2017

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono [Indonesia, President], Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Digital Narratives of Asia

The sixth President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, tells DNA about how he handled the three economic crises and two political challenges during his two-term presidency. He stresses the importance of maintaining good personal relationships with international leaders, especially among ASEAN countries, highlighting three success factors and his hope for ASEAN.


Some Ethical Principles For A Follower Of Jesus Christ Seeking To Lead In The Marketplace, C. William Pollard Aug 2017

Some Ethical Principles For A Follower Of Jesus Christ Seeking To Lead In The Marketplace, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In these seven principles Pollard outlines what is required of a disciple of Christ in the marketplace.


Various Handwritten Notes Regarding Peter Drucker, C. William Pollard Aug 2017

Various Handwritten Notes Regarding Peter Drucker, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

These handwritten notes contain various thoughts and reflections concerning Peter Drucker's influence on Pollard.


George Yeo [Singapore, Minister Of Foreign Affairs], George Yeo Aug 2017

George Yeo [Singapore, Minister Of Foreign Affairs], George Yeo

Digital Narratives of Asia

George Yeo, former Minister of Foreign Affairs who became a business leader, speaks to DNA about his philosophical Taoist worldview, the impact of the rise of China, and the challenges facing ASEAN at its 50th year. He talks on how the soft power of ASEAN's policy of non-interference has yield some successes.


Dropped In Without A Parachute: Library Managers’ Supervision Experiences, Simon Funge, Audrey Robinson-Nkongola, Laura Delancey, Austin G. Griffiths Aug 2017

Dropped In Without A Parachute: Library Managers’ Supervision Experiences, Simon Funge, Audrey Robinson-Nkongola, Laura Delancey, Austin G. Griffiths

Social Work Faculty Publications

A survey of U.S. library managers explored the relationship between their social identities, experiences supervising others, support from others, and their overall satisfaction in their professional role. The literature provides evidence that demographic differences give rise to challenges in the workplace. Though no statistically significant differences were found between minority and nonminority managers related to supervisees' microaggressive behaviors, written commentary provided evidence of these and other supervision challenges. A regression analysis found that supervisees' behaviors, along with a manager's age, were significant predictors of their satisfaction as a supervisor. Recommendations for further research and implications for libraries emerge ...


Handwritten Notes Regarding Peter Drucker Lessons, C. William Pollard Jul 2017

Handwritten Notes Regarding Peter Drucker Lessons, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In these handwritten notes, Pollard outlines some of the lessons he has learned from a long relationship with noted management theorist Peter Drucker.


Project Manager Motivation: Job Motivators And Maintenance Factors, Thomas G. Henkel, James W. Marion Jr, Debra T. Bourdeau Jul 2017

Project Manager Motivation: Job Motivators And Maintenance Factors, Thomas G. Henkel, James W. Marion Jr, Debra T. Bourdeau

Publications

The present study explored the applicable motivation factors that contribute to job satisfactory in terms of job motivators and maintenance factors when working projects. Students enrolled in a university advanced project management leadership course were asked to respond to a job motivators and maintenance factors self-assessment which is a useful framework to determine the factors that contribute to their motivation when working projects (Lusser & Achua, 2016). A chi-square test was conducted to determine if the observed values were significantly different from an expected value of 18. The chi-square goodness of fit test led to the rejection of H10 and the ...


Investigating Female Indigenous Leadership In Latin America, Roseangela G. Hartford Jul 2017

Investigating Female Indigenous Leadership In Latin America, Roseangela G. Hartford

Spanish Summer Fellows

This project investigates gender constructs and the complex assigned gender roles in settings of female indigenous leadership in Latin America. It examines two distinct indigenous communities, including the BriBri society in Yorkín, Costa Rica and the Maya peoples in Santa Anita, Guatemala that demonstrate the circumstantial spectrum in which women can obtain leadership roles and what actors directly influence this process. Each case study explores the fluidity of gender identities in which concepts of masculinity often guide female empowerment and liberation. With Costa Rica abolishing their military in 1948 and Guatemala experiencing a 36-year civil war (1960-1996) and a major ...


Training Boost: How To Foster A Developmental Approach To Resident Assistant Training, Sherry Early Phd Jul 2017

Training Boost: How To Foster A Developmental Approach To Resident Assistant Training, Sherry Early Phd

Leadership Studies Faculty Research

While the roles and responsibilities of resident assistants (RAs) have changed over time, some things will continue to be a priority. Responsibilities such as developing relationships with residents, guiding them to campus resources, providing information, mediating roommate conflicts, documenting underage drinking, and responding to quiet hours violations remain constant. Britt Frye, assistant director for academic initiatives at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, pinpoints interpersonal and communication skills as being at the heart of these responsibilities. “These skills are used in leadership, mentorship, conflict resolution, community building, and assisting students with problems or concerns.” However, a major shift in the ...


Leadership Is About Developing 1 Voice And 1 Movement, Germayne Graham Jun 2017

Leadership Is About Developing 1 Voice And 1 Movement, Germayne Graham

UCF Forum

When your time to lead comes, what practices will define your leadership?


Project Manager Leadership Styles: Task Vs. People-Oriented, Thomas G. Henkel, James W. Marion Jr, Debra T. Bourdeau Jun 2017

Project Manager Leadership Styles: Task Vs. People-Oriented, Thomas G. Henkel, James W. Marion Jr, Debra T. Bourdeau

Publications

The present study explored applicable leadership behavior in terms of concern for task and/or people-oriented when leading project teams. Students enrolled in a university Master of Science in Project Management degree program were asked to respond to the Fielder Leadership Style Self-Assessment which is a useful framework to determine task versus people-oriented leadership (Lusser & Achua, 2016). A chi-square test was conducted to determine if the observed values were significantly different from an expected value of five. With a p value


The Political Personality Of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Aubrey Immelman May 2017

The Political Personality Of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Aubrey Immelman

Psychology Faculty Publications

This working paper presents the results of an indirect assessment of the personality of U.S. vice president Mike Pence, from the conceptual perspective of personologist Theodore Millon. Information concerning Pence was collected from biographical sources and media reports and synthesized into a personality profile using the Millon Inventory of Diagnostic Criteria (MIDC), which yields 34 normal and maladaptive personality classifications congruent with Axis II of DSM–IV.

The personality profile yielded by the MIDC was analyzed on the basis of interpretive guidelines provided in the MIDC and Millon Index of Personality Styles manuals. Pence’s primary personality pattern was ...


Delia Albert [Philippines, Secretary Of Foreign Affairs], Delia Albert May 2017

Delia Albert [Philippines, Secretary Of Foreign Affairs], Delia Albert

Digital Narratives of Asia

Former Philippines Secretary of Foreign Affairs and a respected champion on women’s issues, Delia Albert, tells of how she got her big break entering the foreign services, and set a precedent for gender equality. She also presents the Asian style of leadership, ASEAN way of mitigating conflicts, and describes a highly stressful case of saving a Filipino man in Iraq.


Goh Chok Tong [Singapore, Prime Minister], Chok Tong Goh May 2017

Goh Chok Tong [Singapore, Prime Minister], Chok Tong Goh

Digital Narratives of Asia

ESM Goh Chok Tong tells DNA how he overcame his reluctance and became the second Prime Minister of Singapore. He believes in consultative, participative decision-making approach, which differs from his political mentor, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. He dealt with leaders of regional countries in his adaptive and pragmatic style.


Toward Citizen Centricity: Leveraging The Citizens Academy To Foster Inclusive, Sustainable, And Generative Civic Engagement In Midland, Mi, Chira E. Cassel, Jaclyn M. Gaffaney, Luke A. Obermann, Patricia Joo Segall, Ryan L. Wynia May 2017

Toward Citizen Centricity: Leveraging The Citizens Academy To Foster Inclusive, Sustainable, And Generative Civic Engagement In Midland, Mi, Chira E. Cassel, Jaclyn M. Gaffaney, Luke A. Obermann, Patricia Joo Segall, Ryan L. Wynia

Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) Service Learning Projects

This service learning project aims to utilize positive psychology research to foster inclusive, sustainable, and generative civic engagement among residents of Midland, Michigan. We conceptualize civic engagement as an outgrowth of social capital, and we leverage the constructs of mattering, fairness, belonging, and bridging to offer positive interventions aimed at increasing Midland’s social capital. Specifically, we propose several changes to evolve the city government’s existing educational civic leadership program called the Citizens Academy. First, we suggest adjusting the academy’s recruitment process to expand access and inclusion by increasing the number and diversity of participants. Second, we introduce ...


Bleeding Ink: Creativity In Grief For Resilience, Gabriel E. Sayre May 2017

Bleeding Ink: Creativity In Grief For Resilience, Gabriel E. Sayre

Senior Honors Projects

A venomous void pierces the present.

Emanating from the past, echoing to the future.

Seething sensations burrowing beneath the bone.

Seek a road, to not corrode.

Scribe or scribble, Scavenge salvation.

Settle cement of a new foundation.

Faceless fears fading,

weakening woes waning,

mending mentality.

Internally Inspired.

Transformation Transpired.


Navigating Innovation: A Leader's Guide, Gerard George May 2017

Navigating Innovation: A Leader's Guide, Gerard George

Asian Management Insights

Despite the newfangled businessmodels and market game changers,the old axiom of industry continuesto ring true: leadership matters.


Why Every Manager Needs A Sponsor, Jovina Ang, Jochen Reb May 2017

Why Every Manager Needs A Sponsor, Jovina Ang, Jochen Reb

Asian Management Insights

The truth is—apart from being greatin their jobs, many successful managersoften credit their success to someone,somewhere along the way—who not onlygave them a pivotal career break, butalso pushed them, inspired them andhelped them grow.


Skills 4.0: How Ceos Shape The Future Of Work In Asia, Florian Kohlbacher May 2017

Skills 4.0: How Ceos Shape The Future Of Work In Asia, Florian Kohlbacher

Asian Management Insights

Companies need to ensure that they are ready to embrace disruptions and fend off potential skills gaps and talent shortages.


Inundated: Holistically Improving Institutional Coordination And Crisis Management Following Superstorm Sandy, James Rausse Apr 2017

Inundated: Holistically Improving Institutional Coordination And Crisis Management Following Superstorm Sandy, James Rausse

Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics Theses

This Capstone analyzes institutional coordination and crisis management efforts surrounding Superstorm Sandy in the New York Metropolitan Area. It argues that response and recovery efforts were inconsistent, and at times ineffective, due to the lack of utilizing a holistic and systems thinking approach. Using the Rockaway Peninsula as a fractal exemplar of the region, this document identifies ways to improve preparation, response and recovery in a resilient fashion through improving communication, establishing trust, overcoming cognitive biases, creating a greater linkage between disaster planning and emergency management, and leveraging tools such as risk analysis and needs assessments. Through institutional coordination, crisis ...


Expression And Reception: An Analytic Method For Assessing Message Production And Consumption In Cmc, Kang Namkoong, Dhavan V. Shah, Bryan Mclaughlin, Ming-Yuan Chih, Tae Joon Moon, Shawnika Hull, David H. Gustafson Apr 2017

Expression And Reception: An Analytic Method For Assessing Message Production And Consumption In Cmc, Kang Namkoong, Dhavan V. Shah, Bryan Mclaughlin, Ming-Yuan Chih, Tae Joon Moon, Shawnika Hull, David H. Gustafson

Community & Leadership Development Faculty Publications

This article presents an innovative methodology to study computer-mediated communication (CMC), which allows analysis of the multi-layered effects of online expression and reception. The methodology is demonstrated by combining the following three data sets collected from a widely tested eHealth system, the Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (CHESS): (1) a flexible and precise computer-aided content analysis; (2) a record of individual message posting and reading; and (3) longitudinal survey data. Further, this article discusses how the resulting data can be applied to online social network analysis and demonstrates how to construct two distinct types of online social networks—open and ...


International Environmental Law And American Leadership, Chelsey Davidson Apr 2017

International Environmental Law And American Leadership, Chelsey Davidson

Student Publications

The purpose of this paper is to detail and explore both the ethical and pragmatic implications of aggressive climate change mitigation on a coordinated international level. Particularly, this paper attempts to assess the extent to which the leadership of the United States influences the relative success and failure of international agreements, and the agreements, structures and mechanisms themselves. A secondary assessment is the extent to which the United States has incurred additional responsibilities to mitigate beyond those shared by the world, from both a harm-based and special responsibilities standpoint. In this paper, I will ultimately argue that the United States ...


The Value Of Emotional Intelligence In Transformational Change, Daniel Jensen, Mark Bojeun Apr 2017

The Value Of Emotional Intelligence In Transformational Change, Daniel Jensen, Mark Bojeun

Faculty Works

The article offers insight to the issues surrounding organizational change while discussing reasons for change failure, and the ways for managing the same. Topics include using team approach for initiating change, and the value of developing emotional intelligence for dealing with conflict and resistance; a book "Leading Change" by John Kotter which reports on the failure of change initiatives in organizations; and implementing into team collaboration in the change management initiative.