Enhancing Leader Credibility in Church Leadership Trainees: A study in effective mentoring practices for this critical arena

Enhancing Leader Credibility in Church Leadership Trainees: A study in effective mentoring practices for this critical arena

von Samuel Hemby
Taschenbuch - 9783639235531
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Beschreibung

Leader credibility is tremendously important in organizational contexts. This study explores effective mentoring practices leading to enhanced credibility among church leadership trainees. While research is abundant in relation to credibility in leadership and various aspects of mentoring, few studies directly address the role of mentoring in enhancing credibility within those in pre-leadership phases of development. This study initiates that inquiry by utilizing the Leadership Credibility Theory of Kouzes and Posner (1993,2003) and Kram's (1985) seminal work on mentoring. Credibility of leadership trainees is determined utilizing LPI© surveys. A purposeful sample was selected from among trainees meeting prescribed criteria within the context of real-life summer internship opportunities. Credibility-enhancing mentoring practices are explored through personal interviews with the designated trainees. Implications for leadership praxis are presented and

Details

Verlag VDM Verlag
Ersterscheinung Februar 2010
Maße 220 mm x 150 mm x 16 mm
Gewicht 403 Gramm
Format Taschenbuch
ISBN-13 9783639235531
Auflage Nicht bekannt
Seiten 260

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