Academy of Educational Leadership Journal

Published semiannually by Allied Academies, the Academy of Educational Leadership Journals is a peer-reviewed journal with articles focusing on education and educational leadership.

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 1, January

Body Adornment: A Comparison of the Attitudes of Businesspeople and Students in Three States
INTRODUCTION In the 1970s and 1980s, many changes took place in the typical office, but at least one thing was easy: when people went for job interviews prepared for careers in business, they felt comfortable in their conservative business attire....
Business Lessons from Chess: A Discussion of Parallels between Chess Strategy and Business Strategy, and How Chess Can Have Applications for Business Education
INTRODUCTION This paper will seek to demonstrate that there are a number of parallels between chess strategy and business strategy. As a corollary, it is arguable that playing and practicing chess may help business students, and in particular, students...
Educational Tutoring Originating in India: An International Response to the "No Child Left Behind" Act
INTRODUCTION Offshore online tutoring is a fairly new phenomenon, an innovative application of information technology to create a new e-business model. Some of the impacts of online tutoring are readily apparent; for instance, the convenience will...
Evaluating the Assessment Outcomes in the Principles of Marketing Course
INTRODUCTION Increasingly, academic programs look to assessment as an important vehicle in determining the overall veracity of a program. It is a means by which the deliverer (instructor) of an academic program can determine if the goals and objectives...
Faculty Perceptions and Encounters with Disrespectful Student Behavior
INTRODUCTION Pre-Civil War records show disruptive student behavior occurred at America's most prestigious institutions, such as Yale, Johns Hopkins, Princeton, and Harvard (Brubacher & Rudy, 1997, p. 50). College governance consisted of rigorous...
Market Orientation and Professionalism in Higher Education
INTRODUCTION Environmental changes are creating pressure for institutions of higher education in America and around the world. Cuts in government funding and increased competition require universities to consider their markets and competitive environments...
Strategic Positioning in Higher Education
INTRODUCTION For many years, colleges have enjoyed a seller's market (Absher & Crawford, 1996). The baby boomers of the late 1940's through the early 1960's provided a large population from which to draw (Absher & Crawford, 1996). The shrinking...
Stress and Academic Performance: Empirical Evidence from University Students
INTRODUCTION Learning and memory can be affected by stress. Although an optimal level of stress can enhance learning ability (Kaplan & Sadock, 2000), too much stress can cause physical and mental health problems (Campbell & Stevenson, 1992;...
Teaching the Ishikawa's "Fishbone" as a Planning Tool: Responsibility and Action Planning Matrices Applied to Airport Security and Network Security
INTRODUCTION Security at major international airports (USA, UK, Germany, France, Japan, India, and Singapore etc) has embarked upon installation and testing of new security methods especially after 9/11 terrorist attacks on USA. Some of the examples...
The Game: A Business Law Class Competition
INTRODUCTION In recent years, business law and legal environment instructors have left the comforts of the traditional lecture-based style of teaching to explore a variety of innovative teaching techniques that emphasize student experiential learning....
The Other Side of the Coin: Overcoming the Detrimental Effects of Small Classes in Management Education
INTRODUCTION The link between class size and student learning has been a topic of keen interest to educators, politicians, and the general public in recent years. Proponents of smaller classes have argued that learning is enhanced when fewer students...