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Educational Context of Informal Leadership Learning

Leadership Learning Educational Context of Informal Leadership Learning The impact of relationships and developmental experiences can be seen to be continued from the parental context into the educational environment, in the form of teachers extending the development process as well as reinforcing children and adolescents’ understanding of the leadership phenomenon. Continue reading

Informal Leadership Learning: Formative Childhood Development (3)

Formative Childhood Development 3  Informal Leadership Learning: Formative Childhood Development (3)Leadership is more likely to be displayed by ‘school-boys’ in which the parental environment grants high levels of responsibility and independence (Hoffman et al., 1960), often illustrated by the eldest sibling given responsibility for younger siblings. Continue reading

Informal Leadership Learning: Formative Childhood Development (2)

Formative Childhood Development 2  Informal Leadership Learning: Formative Childhood Development (2)Within the family environment, children’s participation in decisions has been seen to stimulate a child to be more active, socially outgoing, intelligent, curious, original and constructive; in larger families social cooperativeness is developed along with an ability to work towards a group goal (Bass, 1990). Continue reading

Informal Leadership Learning: Formative Childhood Development

Formative Childhood Development  Informal Leadership Learning: Formative Childhood Development Informal leadership learning can be described as development through experiences where managers learn, grow and undergo personal change as a result of the roles, responsibilities and tasks encountered in their jobs (McCauley & Brutus, 1998), and so reflect emergent and accidental events rather than a deliberate and consciously planned approach to development. Continue reading