12 record(s) found with the tag "leadership" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Use of the narrative to understand and support emerging leaders' journeys
Principal Investigator: LeRoy-Gauthier, Hilary
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The main objective of this research is to share emerging leaders' stories of leadership in the North in a way that adds to our understanding, relationships, partnerships, and leadership development activities in the North. The researcher also endeavors to bring some benefit to the participants (and perhaps even to future emerging leaders), by providing an opportunity not only to be heard and seen ...


Risk Communication and Trust in Decision-Maker Action: Lessons from First Nations, Inuit and Métis Case Studies in Canada
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: This project seeks to develop better understanding of the roles that risk communication has played in influencing individual and social trust in decision-maker action on key public health issues involving Canadian Aboriginal peoples. Overall objectives of this study are: 1. to develop a common evaluative structure for assessing the impact of risk communication activities on First Nations/Inuit/Me...


The Impact of the Priest Decline on the Canadian Roman Catholic Church
Principal Investigator: Baumann, Britt
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: To learn about how the shortage of priests is affecting parishes in the NWT. Also, to learn about the innovative ways Northern Roman Catholics are dealing with this shortage through lay leadership. The voices of Northern Roman Catholics should be added to this study. This is a qualitative research project that will gather data through personal interviews and observation. The intent is to interv...


Addressing Internal Challenges and Barriers to Enhance the Representation of Aboriginal Values and Interests in Regional Land Use Planning
Principal Investigator: Mak, Ida YL
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The ultimate objective is to determine ways for Aboriginal communities and organizations to optimize their participation in land use planning in the NWT. Ideally this will result in land use plans that will reflect the values and interests of the communities that they intend to serve. The first goal is to identify the internal challenges and barriers that Aboriginal communities and organization...


The NWT Aquatics Program: A Case Study of Leadership Development
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: Since its inception in 1967, the NWT Aquatics Program has brought aquatic leaders from southern Canada to the north to teach northern residents the importance of physical activity, leadership and water safety from a southern perspective, in an effort to decrease high drowning rates. The NWT Aquatics Program has escaped academic scrutiny required to learn from its successes and address its shor...


Re-conceptualizing School Improvement: A Transformational Approach
Principal Investigator: Brown, Curtis L
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The purpose of this study is to explore strategies that empower and sustain schools improvement planning. The research endeavors to determine what kind of approaches emerge as having impact on school improvement in a diverse cross-cultural context. Specifically, this study intends to identify and compare which strategies are perceived by South Slave school education leaders to be most effective. T...


Administrative Changes in the Integration of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Students into Northern Canadian Schools
Principal Investigator: Gowan, Bill
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: Data from a number of studies indicate the likelihood of northern communities with a prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) children above the national average. Students with FASD bring a wide variety of behavioral and cognitive disabilitie...


The Changing Roles of Principals in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cameron, Anne-Mieke
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: The research strategy for this project will be one that facilitates open and naturalistic inquiry. As a qualitative research study, it will draw on emerging themes as they are gained through individual interviews with principals in the N.W.T. This naturalistic study will include thick description of contextual data gathered through interviews and analysis of documents. A limited pilot project s...


Local political power in Igloolik after the Nunavut Agreement
Principal Investigator: Poulin, Claude
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researcher will collect information on the different forms of Inuit political power, including municipal, religious and economic power, that are present in the community of Igloolik. He will also interview residents for their views on the origins of Inuit governance as well as their expectations of the Nunavut Agreement....


Inuit Traditional and Modern Leadership from the Shamans' era to the up-coming self-government period; (2) Inuit Leaders, in the new political development
Principal Investigator: D'Anglure, Bernard Saladin
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The research will involve the study of Inuit leaders and political development. How one became a leader among the Inuit, traditionally and in the present time using factors such as kinship, leadership, personal performance, authority and religious power will be be investigated....


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