The current study investigated the relationship between the leadership styles exhibited by the presidents of local Boy Scout councils and the councils' performance. The intent of the study was to add to the current research that applied current leadership theories to the non-profit sector as it applied to the for-profit sector. The council's ability to earn the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) Quality Council Award determined the council's performance. MLQ 5X surveys responses and answers to three open-ended questions provided by 56 executive committee members from 22 councils in the BSA's Central Region identified the council presidents' leadership styles. Using a mixed-methods approach, the study suggested that council presidents exhibiting a transformational leadership style were more likely to lead successful councils.Neuman (2003) recommended that the sample size for populations under 1, 000 be approximately equal to 30% of the entire ... In those cases where not email address was not available or the email address did not work, a letter was sentanbsp;...
|Title||:||Leading a Volunteer Organization: Impact of Leadership Styles on the Performance of Boy Scout Councils|
|Author||:||James Richard McClelland|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|