Community College Review
The higher education literature suggests that alternative leadership styles are replacing the traditionally held definitions of leadership and provide new and different (and possibly superior) ways to understand leadership. This article looks for parallels within the current leadership literature to see if community college administrators use the alternative language or emerging definitions of leadership to self-describe their own leadership or if their self-descriptions fit the more traditional hierarchical ideal of the positional or "hero" leader.
leadership styles; positional leader; leadership development; administrators
Eddy, Pamela L. and VanDerLinden, Kim E., "Emerging Definitions of Leadership in Higher Education" (2006). Articles. 60.