The Student Leadership Practices Inventory - Observer Instrument

Paper version, 2nd Edition

The 30-item Observer instrument allows others (often classmates, clubmates, coaches, advisors, or instructors) to rate the frequency with which the Student Leader exhibits specific leadership behaviors. A self-scoring sheet is included, or scores can be manually entered into The Student Leadership Practices Inventory Scoring Software (purchased separately) so that a report may be generated.
Author:
James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

ISBN:
978-0-7879-8030-6
THE STUDENT LEADERSHIP PRACTICES INVENTORY (Student LPI) is the only leadership tool designed specifically for students and young people. Developed by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, the second edition of this celebrated instrument approaches leadership as a measurable, learnable, and teachable set of behaviors.

The 30-item Observer instrument allows others (often classmates, clubmates, coaches, advisors, or instructors) to rate the frequency with which the Student Leader exhibits specific leadership behaviors. A self-scoring sheet is included, or scores can be manually entered into The Student Leadership Practices Inventory Scoring Software (purchased separately) so that a report may be generated.

When combined with the Self Inventory, this 360° leadership assessment tool helps students and young people measure their leadership competencies, while guiding them through the process of applying Kouzes and Posner’s acclaimed Five Practices of Exemplary Student Leadership® model to real-life challenges.

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"[The Student Leadership Challenge] (book) is a gift to university educators who teach leadership courses or develop trainings. workshops, and retreats."
– Laura Osteen
Florida State University

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– Miguel Trevino
Texas A&M International University

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– Kevin Bailey, vice president for student affairs
University of West Florida

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"Within the academy, we are constantly seeking additional tools to assist us in teaching the valuable lesson of leadership development for students. The Student Leadership Challenge is an excellent resource to assist in the important goal of helping students to become better leaders and, ultimately, stellar citizens in the communities of the world.
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– Victor K Wilson, vice president for student affairs
The University of Geogia

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– Jon McConnell, associate director,
Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford University

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– Kimberly Piatt, coordinator of leadership development
The College at Brockport.

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University of North Dakota