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100 1  Bommarito, Michael S 
245 10 Leadership development in higher education: Exploring 
       model impact among students and alumni 
300    85 p 
500    Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 73-
       11, Section: A, page:  
500    Adviser: Steven LeMire 
502    Thesis (Ph.D.)--The University of North Dakota, 2012 
520    The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of
       an institution-wide leadership development model on 
       students at a private Christian university. The university
       being studied in this research made a significant 
       commitment to the principles of servant-leadership as well
       as Kouzes and Posner's (2002) Leadership Challenge 
       development model. In 2001 the university adopted the 
       mission of ensuring that every student grows as a leader 
       in his or her own field of study. All courses and programs
       are required to include servant leadership development 
       opportunities and outcomes. Key to the model selected is 
       the premise that leadership, as a set of observable 
       practices, can be taught and strengthened. As such, it 
       would be expected that if the university is effectively 
       following the leadership development model, students would
       grow in their practice of leadership behaviors while 
       participating in classes and being exposed to leadership 
       theory and practice. Although the university tracks 
       leadership development between students' first-year 
       students and senior years, there has been no research on 
       the development model's impact past graduation 
520    This study assessed and compared participants' self-
       reported practice of five specific leadership behaviors as
       a means to explore the efficacy of the development model 
       employed by the university. Measures associated with the 
       Leadership Challenge (Kouzes & Posner, 2002) model were 
       used to examine the leadership development of college 
       students and alumni. A cross-section of first-year 
       students, seniors, and alumni participated in the 
       Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI). The LPI was created 
       by Kouzes and Posner (2003) as part of their Leadership 
       Challenge model and ranks participants' self-reported 
       participation in five key leadership practices. Each 
       group's mean scores for each of the five practices was 
       determined and compared between groups for differences 
520    The data revealed that there was a significant difference 
       in mean scores between groups. Groups with greater 
       knowledge and experience with the leadership development 
       model self-reported a significantly higher level of 
       engagement in all five of the key leadership practices 
       than did groups with less exposure to the model. Not only 
       did the data suggest the effectiveness of the leadership 
       development model, it also revealed a strong impact of 
       servant leadership principles on the participants. All 
       three student groups reported high levels of engagement in
       practices closely related to the servant leader ideals: 
       enabling others, encouraging the heart, and modeling the 
520    Results of this research suggest that the leadership 
       development model employed by the university under study 
       is successfully impacting students in servant leadership 
       principles and practice 
590    School code: 0156 
650  4 Education, Leadership 
650  4 Education, Higher 
690    0449 
690    0745 
710 2  The University of North Dakota.|bTeaching and Learning 
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