The effects of gender, source of evaluation and sport on perceived leadership abilities of student-athletes on Olympic sports at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Public Deposited

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  • March 22, 2019
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  • Johnson, Shelley Hartford
    • Affiliation: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
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  • This study examined the effects of gender, source of evaluation and sport on perceived leadership ability. The participants include varsity student-athletes and coaching staffs. The survey instrument is the Janssen Peak Performance Team Leadership Evaluation© consisting of 24 questions with a 5-point Likert scale which will serve be used for 360-degree feedback, the three sources of evaluation being the leader, teammates and coaches. The results found the following significant. Coach evaluations for male leaders on team sports scored higher than those on individual sports. Self evaluations for male leaders on individual sports were higher than the coach evaluations had for them. Coach evaluations for male leaders on team sports scored higher than those of the female leaders. More specifically, the evaluations of the male coaches of female leaders were higher than the evaluations of their female coaches. Finally, there was a significant relationship between leadership by example and vocal leadership.
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  • Osborne, Barbara
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