Tag Archives: Leadership

The true value of the oft-scorned mission statement

by Wayne Sigler, Ed.D., Senior Consultant, AACRAO Consulting

“The mission says why you do what you do, not the means by which you do it.” 1

“The end here is not the mission statement itself.  It’s aligning people behind key goals.” 2

“A fundamental responsibility of leadership is to makesure that everybody knows the mission, understands it, lives it. 1 Continue reading

Effective leadership: Observations from a senior professional

by Betty J. Huff, AACRAO Consultant

I attempted to accomplish effective leadership throughout my forty years as a higher education professional.  Leadership styles, both as defined in the research literature and as measured in practice, was the subject of my graduate research.  Leadership effectiveness was a magnet for me when it appeared in the title of books and articles.  Both were always “go to” topics for sessions at conferences.  Effective leadership was always one of my personal goals. Continue reading