This week Your Official University of Regina blog (YOURblog) focuses on the theme of leadership beginning with a video post of Kinesiology & Health Studies professor Kim Dorsch. In the video, Dorsch talks about how poor leadership in the context of youth sports can have a range of negative outcomes, the forms of those failings and ways to correct the problem.
"We are actually trying to start to measure this and we start to see that from an officiating perspective, that there is, in at least 40 per cent of the games that occur - not just in hockey but across the board, in soccer and baseball - that coaches are doing some really bad, inappropriate, unacceptable behaviours and it's running rampant out there," says Dorsch.
The blog series leads up to the Inspiring Leadership Forum on March 16, which will include internationally renowned speakers as well as a panel discussion with Saskatchewan leaders.
Other videos in the blog series on the theme of leadership will include:
- Charity Marsh in a Canada Foundation for Innovation video featuring four other humorous, candid interviews with notable Canadian researchers about the challenges and rewards of a career in the sciences. Marsh is a Canada Research Chair in Interactive Media and Performance in the Faculty of Fine Arts.
- Business Administration professor Ronald Camp explaining how organizations benefit from both male and female leadership.
- Women's volleyball team head coach Melanie Sanford talking about what leaders can do to adapt to the changing needs of their team.
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