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2015 Dissertations – Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership Program

The final requirement for School of Business & Leadership Ph.D. students is the scholarly research dissertation. To access full-text versions of these dissertations, please contact your university’s library or UMI Dissertation Services. Regent students, staff and faculty may access full-text versions from the Regent University Library.   Breaking Through the Mental Barriers of an Entrepreneur …

2015 Outstanding DSL Project

Next: Reinventing Your Future Through Innovation By Seth M. Stone This manuscript contends that those leading and working in today’s organizations regardless of the industry need to develop a greater focus on innovation as a competitive advantage for future success and sustainability. This starts by developing a new understanding of what innovation is versus what …

2015 Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation

An Empirical Examination of the Relationships Among Transformational Leadership Behaviors of School Principals, Organizational Context, and Teacher Commitment to Students By Glenn Thomas Freeman Abstract In an effort to improve student learning and outcomes in the United States, education policy makers have focused on developing effective forms of school leadership. Transformational leadership has been widely …

DSL Project: The Currency of Leadership

The Currency of Leadership By William H. Bishop This manuscript presents ethical and cultural organizational challenges in a narrative format from the perspective of a new CEO. Cheryl Stevens is the first female CEO in The Company’s history. Shortly after she is installed, a myriad of leadership issues emerge, and she is faced with the …

2014 Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation

The Relationship Between Leadership Styles, Leader Communication Style, and Impact on Leader-Member Exchange Relationship Within the Banking Sector in the United States and the Philippines By Theodore G. Pacleb Abstract Proceeding from the assumption that leadership is a socially constructed relationship, this study examined the causal link of leadership styles with leader communications styles and …

 

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