Identifying dispositions for youth leadership development through an adapted action research methodology in a youth-related organization in Singapore
thesisposted on 02.03.2017 by Ang, Chun Ling Philip
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This thesis sets out to investigate and identify the dispositions that youth in leadership positions may find useful for personal or organizational leadership development purposes. The research approach and process involved using an adapted action research methodology to identify such leadership dispositions and situates youth leadership development in the context of engaging youths in social capital initiatives. Findings from this study contributes to an understanding of how leadership dispositions can be used to design leadership programmes that best fit individual youth development psycho-social and wider social capital values for young people and the communities they serve.