Leadership Platform : A Foundation Of Components That Make Up The Roadmap

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Introduction Ones’ leadership platform is a foundation of components that make up the roadmap “to success” based on what is important to them. It is important to have an understanding of the different leadership styles and leadership theories, in order to develop the leadership platform. It is also important to note that there “are almost as many different definitions of leadership as there are people who have tried to define it” (Northouse, 2013, p. 2). As we progress in knowledge, technology, and growth as a society, so do the leadership styles and theories. As stated by Northhouse (2013), “Leadership is a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal” (p.5) The purpose of this paper is to lay out a global educational leadership platform. Through this process, I will gain a better understanding my core beliefs, opinions, values, and attitudes towards leadership in higher education. I will be able to identify, (1) the five components that will be key to my success in my preferred institution (community college), (2) my leadership views, and (3) the impact on society beyond the community college. The components I have identified are philosophy of education, philosophy of leadership, vision of the social significance of students’ learning, vision of school/institutional climate, and vision attainment/preferred process of supervision.

Philosophy of education
As stated by Stamatakos and Rogers (1984), “professional…

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