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Title:The Spiritual Superintendent: An Exploratory Inquiry Into the Existence of a Spiritual Dimension in Selected Superintendents' Leadership
Author(s):Swanson, Barry Lee
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Paul Thurston
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ed.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Philosophy of
Abstract:Data for the study were collected from multiple in-depth interviews with the two selected superintendents and additional documents were studied to determine to what extent the notion of a spiritual dimension existed in the leadership style of the subjects. The study findings showed that a spiritual dimension did exist in the leadership style of the subjects studied and that such a dimension had a significant impact upon their leadership style. The researcher contends that the phenomenon of spirituality positively influenced the commendable performance of the subjects studied and that such an influence was a factor in their exemplary leadership.
Issue Date:2001
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:171 p.
Thesis (Ed.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/79609
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3017226
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2001


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