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Pat Summitt's Leadership

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Pat Summitt has won more games than any college basketball coach, male or female. She summarizes her coaching system in “The Definite Dozen”. Look up the 12 parts of the system at the resource below:

The Pat Summitt Foundation. Pat's Definite Dozen. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Then, watch video clips of Summitt coaching on YouTube. Write a 2-3 page position paper detailing your thoughts derived from the questions listed below.

  • How would you characterize Summitt’s leadership style?
  • Does she display masculine, feminine or androgynous leadership traits and skills?
  • Does her system of a dozen values reflect any gender patterns?
  • How does Summitt balance agentic and communal leadership behaviors?
  • As an athletic coach does she encounter the same double standard for behavior that female politicians do?
  • Could she be an effective coach for a male college basketball team? Would she be respected by the players?

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