Understanding Strategic Forces

1398 Words Jul 19th, 2013 6 Pages
Understanding Strategic Forces
Christian Parker, Chris Mansour, Krista Fox, Calvin Russell, Mario Quintana, Jared Mathews, Jenna Delgado
LDR/300
July 1, 2013
Dr. Sharla M. Walker, D.M.
Understanding Strategic Forces There are many definitions of leadership. The Collins English dictionary defines leadership as “the leader(s) of a party or group.” Yet true leadership is much more than that. A leader can be the chief executive officer of an organization, or a first year employee who leads his or her team to success behind the scenes. A leader might lead through official authority and power, yet just as often great leaders lead through inspiration, persuasion and personal connections. Teaching others to be a leader is a daunting task
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Looking at the building blocks of skills, Davidson has the services and competencies this position looking for. Jerry Popovich shares the same traits and both have the knowledge and experience as well. Davison a little older and holds a doctorate in education and B.A. and M.A. degrees in education. The experience of serving as a principal at two schools prior to this job shows values, interests and goals. Davison’s past of focusing on basic academic skills, traditional approaches, discipline, and encouragement of success proves his dedication and willing to teach. Davidson, having a solid base of teaching history and social studies before the two principal jobs shows that he has started at the bottom and worked his way up. These steps, combined with the father figure he presents himself displays analytic, practical, creative, and emotional intelligence. Davison’s strict ethics and teaching methods may be exactly what he current school needs to shape up and bring it back to the greatness it once was before. Popovich’s knowledge comes from her past as well. Receiving an M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in education administration with an undergraduate degree in computer science, Jerry has been through the teaching process as well. Her personality traits and types of work show the love of education. Teaching science and math, then moving on to assistance principal and topping it off by becoming principle speaks for itself. The creativity Popovich
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