out - TEAM DEVELOPMENT SOCIAL NETWORKING AND ITS IMPACT ON...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: TEAM DEVELOPMENT SOCIAL NETWORKING AND ITS IMPACT ON THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP by Jerry D. Bryan A Dissertation Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX November 2008 UMI Number: 3350851 Copyright 2008 by Bryan, Jerry D. All rights reserved INFORMATION TO USERS The quality of this reproduction is dependent upon the quality of the copy submitted. Broken or indistinct print, colored or poor quality illustrations and photographs, print bleed-through, substandard margins, and improper alignment can adversely affect reproduction. In the unlikely event that the author did not send a complete manuscript and there are missing pages, these will be noted. Also, if unauthorized copyright material had to be removed, a note will indicate the deletion. ______________________________________________________________ UMI Microform 3350851 Copyright 2009 by ProQuest LLC All rights reserved. This microform edition is protected against unauthorized copying under Title 17, United States Code. _______________________________________________________________ ProQuest LLC 789 East Eisenhower Parkway P.O. Box 1346 Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346 © 2008 by Jerry D. Bryan All rights reserved ABSTRACT Most leaders seek to increase individual and organizational productivity, but low levels of spiritual leadership could inhibit the organizational effectiveness of nonprofit and religious organizations substantially populated by volunteers. An examination of social networking in team building in this quantitative research study determined if organizing teams increased levels of spiritual leadership and productivity in a United Pentecostal Church International church. A quantitative methodology with an experimental research design incorporated one control group and two treatment groups to test the two independent variables of Fry’s (2003) vision and stakeholder analysis and the Bryan Team Development Networking model (Bryan, 2003) with the Fry spiritual leadership assessment instrument and a performance task. Testing the data revealed no significant causality upon levels of spiritual leadership. A significant causal relationship was found between team development networking and productivity. The research results support systemic intervention as a transformational intervention at the local church level as an effective way to develop leaders and increase organizational productivity. iv DEDICATION It is with great pleasure that I dedicate this dissertation to my wonderful wife, Melissa, who sacrificed so much by carrying more than her fair share of the load maintaining our family, social, and business obligations so I could focus upon the completion of this task. Also, to my two children, my daughter Amy, who grew from age 5 to a young lady of 11 during this pursuit and to my son Sean and his wife Holly, who gave me two grandchildren, Eden and Noah, while I chased this dream. Additionally, I gave me two grandchildren, Eden and Noah, while I chased this dream....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 06/19/2011 for the course IT 2554 taught by Professor Mohammadali during the Spring '11 term at Abu Dhabi University.

Page1 / 227

out - TEAM DEVELOPMENT SOCIAL NETWORKING AND ITS IMPACT ON...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online