Online Publication Catalog


Filter titles by contributing department or unit:

In descending order, by date published.

 


 

Community and Leadership Development


CLD2-1-ANR

Understanding Your Organization's Culture: ANR Facilitator's Guide

1/19/2021 (new)
Authors: Kristina Hains, Janet Johnson

Effective leaders have a profound effect upon the culture of their organizations. Leaders hire and fire, determine policies, and are organizational role models. All of these factors impact an organization's culture. Therefore, it is important that leaders understand the basics behind culture and how to influence it toward desired results.

Departments: Allen County, Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 175 kb
Pages: 5



CLD3-4-FG

Why Form a Coalition? Facilitator's Guide

8/6/2020 (new)
Authors: Daniel Kahl

Working in partnership with others brings expanded expertise, resources and networks to any initiative. When addressing difficult and complex community issues, sustained solutions often require the support and investment of many community members. But working in a coalition means giving up some of the credit and control. Working in a coalition is one way to organize to work on shared outcomes, but is it the right way? This guide will help a group reflect on the pressing question: Why form a Coalition?

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Using Leadership Skills to Improve Quality of Life (CLD3 series)
Size: 165 kb
Pages: 3



CLD2-14

Understanding Community Health Through a Policy, Systems, and Environment Approach

8/14/2018 (new)
Authors: Daniel Kahl

Communities can host a complex array of interacting organizations, programs, services and resources. The existing policies, systems, and environments that impact the health of community members can be a confusing maze of physical attributes, organizational systems, and rules that govern behavior. This document will help Cooperative Extension agents and health advocates by teasing apart the complexity of community living to identify assets and barriers to community health. The document also explores the importance of engaging community members in the process of community health asset identification and improvement.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 270 kb
Pages: 3



CLD2-13

Aligning Leadership Programs with Community Development

12/5/2017 (new)
Authors: Daniel Kahl

Aligning the content and activities of a leadership program with the intended outcomes for the participants, stakeholders, and broader community is important for several reasons. This publication will help community leaders who oversee a community-based leadership development program to align their leadership development with community development. For community leaders thinking of starting a leadership program, this publication will be a valuable resource for providing focus and identifying desired program content.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 195 kb
Pages: 4



CLD2-12

A Conveners' Guide to Hosting a Public Forum

10/20/2016 (new)
Authors: Daniel Kahl

This guide is intended to provide support to Cooperative Extension professionals who intend to bring the public together for an issue discussion. It will provide a general overview to help the convener of a public meeting address basic details needed to design and host a meeting.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 262 kb
Pages: 5



4MO-09OO

Group Mentoring

4/25/2016 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Mentoring serves an invaluable purpose, offering youth the resources they need for positive development. Meaningful relationships are the foundation for building strong connections and community ties, and caring adults can serve as allies to help foster youth development.

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 160 kb
Pages: 4



CLD3-6

Community Power: Bringing the Right People to the Table

2/26/2016 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Empowerment--the ability to enable or share power--can be encouraged within the community context. In this publication we will share with you a traditional definition of community power, how to outline a community's power structure, and a process on how to bring the right "power players" to the table.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Using Leadership Skills to Improve Quality of Life (CLD3 series)
Size: 185 kb
Pages: 3



CLD2-10

Evaluation: Everyone Has a Role

6/17/2015 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Although there are a number of definitions for "evaluation," in basic terms, it is simply the process of determining whether a program is producing desired results. To meet the requirements of reporting and accountability, businesses, organizations and agencies must understand how to best measure the success of a program.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 186 kb
Pages: 3



CLD4-2

Adults as Learners: Teaching Adults in Extension

7/28/2014 (new)
Authors: Tanya Dvorak

As an adult educator, it is important for you to better understand your adult audiences and their educational needs to ensure that Extension remains the world's largest non-formal educational program. Although teaching adults in a non-formal arena does not yield a formal degree or certification, the training or other education avenues are vital to their lives and businesses.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Nature of Extension Programming (CLD4 series)
Size: 170 kb
Pages: 6



CLD4-1

Participatory Evaluation: Engaging Stakeholders in the Process

1/15/2014 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

In this age of accountability, organizations, agencies and individuals alike are held at higher standards to show their programs can make a difference. Hence, evaluation is a critical component of programming, whether it serves the development and implementation process or provides the results of a project funded by a grant.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Nature of Extension Programming (CLD4 series)
Size: 180 kb
Pages: 3



CLD1-8-ANR

Understanding Generational Differences: ANR Facilitator's Guide

7/10/2013 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

By gaining a better understanding of the values that have shaped each generation, we increase our opportunity for building strong family, work, and community relationships.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
Size: 314 kb
Pages: 4



CLD1-6

Significant Leadership Characteristics

4/4/2013 (minor revision)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Everyone has the opportunity to be a leader at some point, so it is important that every person have a strong understanding of what leadership is, what good leadership looks like, and how it can vary between individuals. Learning about leadership will make you much more effective the next time it is your turn to lead.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
Size: 263 kb
Pages: 2



CLD2-1

Understanding Your Organization's Culture

2/5/2013 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

A thorough knowledge of your organization's culture can lead to a variety of successful outcomes, including improved leadership, increased community engagement, and ideally, organizational growth.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 290 kb
Pages: 3



CLD2-1-FCS

Understanding Your Organization's Culture: FCS Facilitator's Guide

2/5/2013 (new)
Authors: Janet Johnson, Kristina Ricketts

Effective leaders have a profound effect upon the culture of their organizations. Leaders hire and fire, determine policies and are organizational role models. All of these factors impact an organization's culture. Therefore, it is important that leaders understand the basics behind culture and how to influence it toward desired results.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, County Extension
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 313 kb
Pages: 4



CLD2-2

Visioning: Setting the Future for Your Organization

2/5/2013 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

The important role that vision plays within a successful organization cannot be underestimated. A vision transforms an organization; it offers a picture of what could be, and encourages the organization to move toward that goal.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 306 kb
Pages: 3



CLD2-5

Using a SWOT Analysis: Taking a Look at Your Organization

2/5/2013 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Before you try to determine a strategy to address your community issue, you need to evaluate the factors that may affect your decision. The more thoroughly you prepare up front, the better your results will be. A SWOT analysis is used to examine the factors and help determine how you can reach your goal successfully.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
Size: 237 kb
Pages: 3



CLD1-3-FCS

Communication Essentials for Good Impressions: FCS Facilitator's Guide

6/20/2012 (new)
Authors: Melissa Goodman, Janet Johnson, Kristina Ricketts, Laura Stephenson

Communication is the key to effective leadership and fulfilling organizational vision and mission.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, County Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
Size: 268 kb
Pages: 3



CLD1-5-FCS

Followership: Understanding the Basics of Teamwork: FCS Facilitator's Guide

6/20/2012 (new)
Authors: Janet Johnson, Kristina Ricketts, Laura Stephenson, Laura Wilson

One cannot be a leader without followers--and some would argue that this requirement makes followers just as important as leaders. It is important to understand why and how people follow.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, County Extension
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
Size: 261 kb
Pages: 4



CLD1-10

Speaking for Success: How to Influence Others

4/26/2011 (new)
Authors: Katie Keith, Kristina Ricketts

Because public speaking plays such an important role in society, learning to be an effective speaker can lead to more successful results for any group or organization.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
Size: 253 kb
Pages: 2



CLD1-9

The Influence of Personal Characteristics: Personality, Culture and Environment

4/26/2011 (new)
Authors: Marissa Aull, Martha Nall, Kristina Ricketts

Fundamentally, leadership involves human interaction. Thus, understanding ourselves, our temperaments and why we tend to respond in certain ways is important in our development as a leader and in working with others to reach shared goals.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, County Extension, Program and Staff Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
Size: 278 kb
Pages: 3



CLD1-3

Communication Essentials for Good Impressions

1/6/2011 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Let's learn more about non-verbal communication (body language) and the roles speaking and active listening pay in communication.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
Size: 257 kb
Pages: 2



CLD1-5

Followership: Understanding the Basics of Teamwork

1/6/2011 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

To reap the benefits of successful teamwork, we must understand why and how people follow.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
Size: 283 kb
Pages: 2



ELK2-104

The Philosophy Behind Empowerment

10/7/2010 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

The connection between power and empowerment is tangible--the term "empowerment" includes power in its definition. Most often, power is defined behaviorally--as the ability of one individual or group to affect the actions of another.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Group Process: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK2 series)
Size: 237 kb
Pages: 6



4MO-08OO

Adult Development: Preparing Adults for the Youth Development Experience

8/17/2010 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Adult development is a strategy to help adults acquire the skills to build stronger intergenerational relationships, with emphasis on adults partnering effectively with youth in the community.

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 1.37 mb
Pages: 4



ELK2-103

Power Basics

8/25/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

This publication will address the basics of power--how it is defined, basic individual and organizational power sources, how to identify community power structures, the distribution and price of using power, and finally some of the more common misconceptions about power.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Group Process: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK2 series)
Size: 395 kb
Pages: 8



ELK1-205

Followership

4/7/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

A primary purpose behind this publication is to illustrate how indispensable good followers are to a good leader. To do this we will lay out the basics of followership, introduce the leader-follower loop, confer on why individuals follow and finally discuss two key aspects of good followership--essential qualities and the importance of leader/follower collaboration.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
Size: 287 kb
Pages: 6



ELK1-102

Behaving Intelligently: Leadership Traits and Characteristics

3/12/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Sometimes effective leadership is more of a mark of successfully matching a leader (and their unique skills and characteristics) with the appropriate situation, rather than changing or developing specific leadership characteristics.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
Size: 404 kb
Pages: 7



ELK1-103

Leadership versus Management

2/26/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

In this document, we will address fundamental definitions of leadership and management, behaviors consistent with effective leadership and management, and the specific types of skills that contribute toward effective management.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
Size: 226 kb
Pages: 5



DEV-5

What Every Kentucky Leader Needs to Know About Entrepreneurship

2/19/2009 (new)
Authors: Ron Hustedde

Elected leaders are expected to have opinions about everything under the sun, including issues related to economic growth and opportunity in urban as well as rural areas. This paper explains what elected leaders need to know about the economic future. It also provides information about entrepreneurship and twelve action steps that elected leaders can take to build entrepreneurial-friendly communities.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Community and Economic Development (DEV series)
Size: 416 kb
Pages: 12



ELK1-101

Competent Leaders: What Effective Leaders do Well

2/19/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

In this publication, we will discuss how to measure leadership effectiveness, some common characteristics of effective leaders, the difference between successful and effective leaders, and some obstacles leaders encounter in being effective.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
Size: 261 kb
Pages: 7



ELK1-100

Say Hello to Leadership

1/20/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Interacting effectively with other people is important to everyone--whether employee, leader, follower, constituent, or community member. Learning the basics of leadership could be the best hour you have ever spent on life-long learning.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
Size: 335 kb
Pages: 8



4MO-07OO

Community Youth Development

9/2/2008 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 200 kb
Pages: 4



4MO-06OO

Mentoring Youth in 4-H

6/8/2007 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 192 kb
Pages: 4



4AF-01PO

Kentucky Horse Achievement Program Level 1

4/15/2006 (reprinted)
Authors: Kristen Janicki

In the 4-H Achievement Program you will have some "hands-on" experience of riding and caring for horses. You will also talk with veterinarians and horse trainers, visit places where horses are raised and read about horses.You do not need to own a horse to be a part of the 4-H Achievement Program. Your 4-H leader will help you find access to a horse you can ride as part of this project

Departments: 4-H Programs, Animal and Food Sciences
Series: 4-H Animals and Poultry: Horses and Ponies (4AF series)
Size: 487 kb
Pages: 12



4MO-05OO

Youth-Adult Partnerships: Are You There Yet?

2/1/2006 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 159 kb
Pages: 12



4MO-03OO

Applying Positive Youth Development to County 4-H Program Principles

1/25/2006 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 128 kb
Pages: 4



4MO-04OO

Positive Youth Development Resources at a Glance

1/25/2006 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 133 kb
Pages: 4



4MO-02OO

Positive Youth Development and 4-H: Making the Connection

11/15/2005 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 134 kb
Pages: 4



4MO-01OO

Positive Youth Development

5/15/2005 (new)
Authors: Ken Jones

Departments: 4-H Programs, Community and Leadership Development
Series: 4-H Leadership: Other (4MO series)
Size: 160 kb
Pages: 4



ASC-118

Horse Judging Manual

7/1/2004 (minor revision)
Authors: Kristen Janicki

When you judge a horse--whether in a show, on an individual basis, or in a contest--you form an opinion or estimation about that horse. However, in order to form a valid opinion, you must have the following basic skills: 1) Be familiar with the horse. 2) Know the criteria used to judge horses. 3) Be able to recognize conformational faults.

Departments: Animal and Food Sciences
Series: Animal Science (ASC series)
Size: 992 kb
Pages: 28



DEV-4

Marketing Assistance Available for Tourism Businesses in Kentucky

6/15/2004 (new)
Authors: Rick Bates

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Community and Economic Development (DEV series)
Size: 318 kb
Pages: 2



IP-54

Designing a Rural Leadership Program and Curriculum

7/1/1996 (reprinted)
Authors: Ron Hustedde

Departments: Sociology
Series: Interprogram (IP series)
Size: 130 kb
Pages: 8



IP-53

Guidelines for Public Issues Education

6/1/1996 (reprinted)
Authors: Ron Hustedde, Craig Infanger

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Sociology
Series: Interprogram (IP series)
Size: 311 kb
Pages: 2



IP-49

Guide for a Public Issues Gathering: What Do We Really Expect from Health Care Reform?

10/1/1994 (new)
Authors: Lori Garkovich

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Interprogram (IP series)
Size: 150 kb
Pages: 6



IP-35

Exploring Health Issues

5/1/1994 (reprinted)
Authors: Lori Garkovich, Rick Maurer

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Interprogram (IP series)
Size: 363 kb
Pages: 16



ID-106

Promotion and Advertising for Kentucky's Direct Markets

8/1/1991 (new)
Authors: Forrest Stegelin, John Strang, Randy Weckman

Departments: Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Economics, Horticulture
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
Size: 43 kb
Pages:



ID-107

Understanding Produce Marketing for Kentucky's Direct Markets

8/1/1991 (new)
Authors: Forrest Stegelin, John Strang, Randy Weckman

Departments: Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Economics, Horticulture
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
Size: 19 kb
Pages: