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JOLE Volume 3, Issue 3, Winter 2004

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From the Editor's Clipboard

Theoretical Feature

Katie Rosenbusch & Christine D. Townsend
How will the new generations lead? Rosenbusch and Townsend investigated this question by asking members of Generation X about their transformational and transactional leadership attributes. Although described as very different from preceding generations (Baby Boomers and Veterans), the results of this study indicated that Generation X members retained the same transformational and transactional leadership behaviors as their elders.

Research Features

Kristyn M. Harms, Susan Fritz & S. Kay Rockwell
Character education programs have a significant impact on groups. Harms, Fritz, and Rockwell explored how teachers and extension faculty members implemented what they learned in their various character education programs. The researchers found a clear link with character education and how the participants considered other peoples’ feelings and resolved conflict. Their results have a potential impact for what leadership educators include in their curricula.

Application Briefs

Anthony Borgese, Jonathan Deutsch & Christoph Winkler
In their paper, Borgese, Deutsch, and Winkler described a program to implement a leadership education program for diverse student populations. Their experiences at Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York documented how they created and executed a first-year leadership program. This article provides an insight into the successes of teaching students from different backgrounds.

T. Scott Graham, J. Cooper Ackermann & Kristi K. Maxwell
This manuscript provides a new look at using popular film to educate students about leadership and Emotional Intelligence. Graham, Ackermann, and Maxwell described the components of Emotional Intelligence and linked these components to various popular movies. They provided leadership educators with a great reference for how to teach Emotional Intelligence as a part of leadership studies.

Tracy S. Hoover & Nicole Webster
References to Service Learning continue to develop so this manuscript is a timely publication. It provides assistance to those incorporating Service Learning as a part of a youth leadership program. Hoover and Webster studied college students who used guided reflection and other components of Service Learning as a part of an experiential learning strategy.

Martha W. Tack & Mindy McNutt
Women and men negotiate differently – or more commonly, women do not negotiate. Tack and McNutt document the literature describing negotiation from a gender perspective and encourage leadership educators to incorporate negotiation strategies into their courses.

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