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. 16, No. 2, 2012

A Study of the Cognitive Determinants of Generation Y's Entitlement Mentality
ABSTRACTEntitlement, as defined by The American Heritage Dictionary (1985), is "to furnish with a right or claim to something." This study attempts to investigate the possible cognitive determinants which have led to an "entitlement" mentality found...
Bringing Culture Alive in the Marketing Classroom: Using the Novel Speaker for the Dead to Teach Global Marketing
ABSTRACTCultural awareness and sensitivity is one of the most important topics in international marketing courses. But when students have little or no personal experience in dealing with different cultures, it can be difficult for them to deeply understand...
Can a Business Ethics Course Affect Academic Dishonesty?
ABSTRACTAcademic dishonesty is a concern of both instructors, who must deal with the unethical behavior, and business practitioners, who feel this unethical behavior leads to unethical professional behavior as these students graduate and enter the workforce....
Communication Preferences among University Students
ABSTRACTUniversity students and other members of the Net Generation are highly involved with using technology to communicate and stay connected with friends. Cellphones and smart phones are used for both sending text messages and talking, while online...
Convergence of Information Technology in Ugandan Higher Education and Entrepreneurship: A Fulbright Scholar's Perspective
ABSTRACTThe Fulbright program is an international exchange program for educators that is sponsored by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars in over 155 countries. This...
Differences between and Influences on Male and Female Students' Applied Project Learning Outcomes
ABSTRACTBusinesses expect better student career preparation during their college experience. At the same time, firms are hiring more female graduates. A teaching pedagogy to improve learning (knowledge and skills development) is applied projects, or...
Ethical Reasoning Instruction in Undergraduate Cost Accounting: A Non-Intrusive Approach
ABSTRACTThis article discusses a series of studies designed to yield statistically significant improvements in student moral reasoning when specific strategies and instructional materials were utilized in non-ethics undergraduate accounting and other...
Linking the Classroom to the Living Room: Learning through Laughter with the Office
ABSTRACTBusiness class should be fun, right? Documented humor success stories have been found in law (Binder, 2010), english literature and composition (Maddox, 2011), social work (Morgan and Hughes, 2006), as well as organizational behavior (Dent, 2001)...
Statistical Process Control Applied within an Education Services Environment
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this paper is to propose an approach for incorporating statistical process control charting within an overall assurance of learning system for use within schools of business. The paper applies statistical process control charting...
Transforming a University: A Study of Process Leadership
ABSTRACTThis study focuses on the change initiative of one upper-division university to become a four-year institution. In order for the change to be effective, the institution needed to gain the buy-in of staff and faculty, provide a mechanism to manage...