Increased competition, tighter budgets, technological advancements, and the diverse needs of students are just a few examples of why college and university presidents need to continually foster development and growth within their institutions. In order to accomplish this, university presidents find themselves demanding more from their faculty as financial resources become limited. Presidents thus have the delicate job of motivating faculty to work beyond their individual expectations, scholarly interests, and basic responsibilities, while also making sure they are satisfied with their individual academic pursuits and the institution's direction. Leadership research in higher education has not empirically examined the relationship between presidential leadership characteristics and the faculty. This study explores the relationship between the leadership behavior of a university president and faculty effort and satisfaction. It also examines how such variables as individual faculty motivation and academic tenure status affect this relationship.It is the intent of this study to examine the effects of motivation and tenure on the relationship between leadership behaviors and faculty effort. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship betweenanbsp;...
|Title||:||Motivating Faculty Through Transformational Leadership: A Study of the Relationship Between Presidential Leadership Behaviors and Faculty Behaviors|
|Author||:||Frank Anthony Grosso|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|