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Ua3/9 Fall 2009 Midpoint Report, Wku President's Office, Gary Ransdell Oct 2009

Ua3/9 Fall 2009 Midpoint Report, Wku President's Office, Gary Ransdell

WKU Archives Records

Memo from President Gary Ransdell to all faculty and staff regarding events and announcements for Fall semester 2009.


The Chief Student Affairs Officer: What Constitutes Effective Leadership?, Bryan L. Smith, Tracy M. Lara, Aaron W. Hughey Oct 2009

The Chief Student Affairs Officer: What Constitutes Effective Leadership?, Bryan L. Smith, Tracy M. Lara, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

The leadership characteristics of a 21 chief student affairs officers (CSAOs) within four-year, postsecondary institutions in the Southeast were examined using The Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) developed by Kouzes and Posner. The LPI measures five fundamental leadership factors: challenge the process, inspire a shared vision, enable others to act, model the way, and encourage the heart. Each of these factors was investigated in relation to length of time in the current position, length in the student affairs profession, gender, and geographic location. Statistical analyses of performance on the LPI suggest that CSAOs tend to be most effective in leadership practices ...


The Irresistible Rise Of The Net Generation, Aaron W. Hughey May 2009

The Irresistible Rise Of The Net Generation, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

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Establishing And Maintaining Organizational Trust In The 21st Century, Matthew L. Hunt, Tracy M. Lara, Aaron W. Hughey Apr 2009

Establishing And Maintaining Organizational Trust In The 21st Century, Matthew L. Hunt, Tracy M. Lara, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

Recent corporate and academic scandals have led to decreasing levels of trust and confidence in many organizations. Whether the organization is a college or university, a government agency, a private company or a public corporation, the establishment and maintenance of trust is essential to both short-term success and long-term efficacy. This article deals with how managers and leaders can work to establish trust in their organizations via such strategies as fostering behavioural consistency, behavioural integrity, sharing of control, effective communication and demonstration of concern for employees. Also included are strategies of maintaining and enhancing trust, how the level of trust ...