Abstract S. Curran - An Exploration of the Leadership Practices of the Event Supervisor Team at the Spokane Public Facilities District

An Exploration of the Leadership Practices of the Event Supervisor Team at the Spokane Public Facilities District

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TITLE: An Exploration of the Leadership Practices of the Event Supervisor Team at the Spokane Public Facilities District
 
RESEARCHER: Stephanie Curran
School of Professional Studies
Gonzaga University
Unpublished Master’s Thesis: December 2008

OBJECTIVE
The purpose of this study was to explore the self-perceived leadership practices of the Event Supervisors at the Spokane Public Facilities District, and to examine whether given the opportunity and organizational environment for dialogue and collaboration, every employee has the possibility and ability to lead.

METHODOLOGY
For this study, three Event Supervisors, their Administrative Assistant and their Manager completed the Leadership Practices Inventory.

KEY FINDINGS
The most frequently engaged in leadership practices were Enable and Encourage, followed by Model and Challenge. Inspire was the least frequently engaged in leadership practice.

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