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US Border Patrol Qualitative Study

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This qualitative research study explored leadership styles of U.S. Border Patrol supervisors in El Paso, Texas, at the El Paso sector of the U.S. Border Patrol with specific focus on their long-term influence on subordinate performance. This chapter presents the study’s methodology in nine sections: (a) research design, (b) sample and population, (c) research questions, (d) validity, (e) reliability, (f) data collection methods, (g) data analysis, (h) limitations, and (i) summary. Research Tradition The research methodology employed was modeled after the Research Onion Model that incorporates the philosophy, approach, and strategy of the research in the research design (Saunders, Lewis, & Thornhill, 2009). As such, it presented a qualitative

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