A descriptive study explored leadership practices of West Virginia University Extension Service (WVUES) agents with an appointment in 4-H and Youth programs. The researchers utilized a census and a mailed questionnaire for the study that incorporated both the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) and the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire MLQ. Overall, respondents' usage of both transactional and transformational leadership practices was average, with nearly equal usage of both leadership approaches. The authors discuss implications for WVUES that will affect its ability to achieve the visionary goals to which it aspires.
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Woodrum, W., & Safrit, R. (2003). Leadership Practices of West Virginia University Extension Agents Working with the 4-H Youth Development Program. The Journal of Extension, 41(3), Article 12. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol41/iss3/12