Our Current Athletes. Our Future CEOs.

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Josh Jones (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
Web Site: http://www.uncp.edu/academics/library
Shane Richardson

Abstract: AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to show that university athletics prepares student athletes to be influential business leaders in today’s modern business world. University athletics molds certain skills, life lessons, and characteristics that are needed to be successful in the business world. Leadership is needed to make sure this happens. The transformational leadership model is one that is influential in a positive way and is used by many of today’s leaders, both in athletics and the business profession. Leadership is something that can rarely be defined with one definition but is very critical when it comes to the process of developing. Developing the right mindset is crucial when determining if one will be successful, both in university athletics and the business world. There are many similarities regarding the mindset that is needed to be successful in athletics and the modern business world. The purpose of the research conducted was to determine these similarities. As you read more, you will learn of these similarities and how they relate to one another. You will hear this from both business professionals and current college athletes.

Additional Information

Honors Project
Language: English
Date: 2022
kinesiology, leadership, athletes, business professionals

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