Teaching Leadership in a Management Course: Using Q Methodology to Engage Students in Theory Building
Paper accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Leadership Educators in Chicago, July 8-11, 2018.
Abstract: Teaching leadership within the parameters of a management course can be a daunting task. It is imperative for students to have an understanding of the perceived differences in leadership and management, but such instruction requires a delicate balance between teaching theory and illustrating practical applications. This article, prepared as an innovative practice paper, shares how the often under-utilized Q methodology has been used to create a leadership teaching exercise that encourages participants to construct their own sense of leadership theory using the insights of established theories but unrestricted by just one framework.
The impact of organizational culture and leadership performance on PR professionals’ job satisfaction: Testing the joint mediating effects of engagement and trust
Abstract: The study examines the impact of critical organizational factors (organizational culture and excellent leader performance) on public relations professionals’ overall job satisfaction by focusing on testing the joint mediating effects job engagement and trust could generate. A national online survey of 838 public relations professionals working in a variety of organizations was used as […]