A Perspective regarding the Role of Higher Education in Developing Leadership Competencies

Evangelia Fragouli (Lead / Corresponding author)

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The present study aims to examine the effects of higher education on leadership competencies from the student's perspective. The model of the research is based on surveying. The data collection tool was prepared by using the 3M's Leadership Competency Model developed by Alldredge and Milan (2000). Twelve (12) Leadership competencies of the original scale were adapted to the questionnaire. In the questionnaire, to which extent their higher education, have impact on these leadership competencies was asked to the participants. As a measurement tool, a graded questionnaire of 5-point-Likert scale was used. The survey was conducted among students who got scholarship from National Education Ministry of Turkish Republic to have their higher education abroad. The participants have still been studying, or have already graduated from a higher education institution abroad. In this scholarship program, there are thousands of students studying in 511 different programs in 67 countries, most of them studied or has been studying in the USA and the UK (MEB: 2017). The participants of the questionnaire were contacted through various social media tools and they filled out the questionnaire online. The total number of the participants was determined as 300, and the survey has been terminated when the number was reached. In the study, it has been determined that the relation between the students’ higher education program and the leadership training has an impact on the outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBAM 2020 Conference Proceedings
PublisherBritish Academy of Management
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780995641334
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventBAM 2020: Innovating for a Sustainable Future -
Duration: 2 Sep 20204 Sep 2020


ConferenceBAM 2020


  • leadership
  • development
  • competencies
  • higher education


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