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Full Range Leadership In The University Classroom : A Hong Kong Study, James S. Pounder Feb 2005

Full Range Leadership In The University Classroom : A Hong Kong Study, James S. Pounder

Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies Working Paper Series

This article describes a Hong Kong study that examined the effects of full range leadership in the university classroom. The full range (transformational-transactional) leadership model was chosen because research has indicated that a positive association exists between transformational leadership and various desirable leadership outcomes. It was hypothesized that university instructors adopting a transformational classroom leadership style would generate positive classroom leadership outcomes and that these positive outcomes would be confirmed by positive student evaluation of teaching (SET) scores for the instructors concerned. Through the development and testing of an instrument for measuring full range leadership in the university classroom, it ...


Transformational Classroom Leadership : Developing The Teacher Leadership Notion, James S. Pounder Feb 2005

Transformational Classroom Leadership : Developing The Teacher Leadership Notion, James S. Pounder

Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies Working Paper Series

The literature on teacher-leadership suggests that the notion has developed over time and some have argued that this development comprises three stages or ‘waves’ that progressively de-link the idea from the formal organizational hierarchy. The third wave emphasizes that teacher-leadership is a process rather than a positional concept and notes that teacher-leaders tend to possess many of the characteristics of transformational leaders. The literature also suggests that third wave teacher-leaders are excellent classroom instructors. This paper described a Hong Kong study that explored the relationship between the exercise of transformational leadership in the university classroom and student perception of the ...