Resilience, leadership and intrapersonal development

Tan Lei Shek, Hildie Leung

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Resilience is an important construct in the positive youth development literature. In this chapter, the definition and concept of resilience are introduced. The relationships between resilience and adolescent development as well as leadership are also addressed. To help students develop qualities on resilience, a lecture on resilience is developed in a subject entitled “Tomorrow’s leaders.” The objectives, intended learning outcomes, lecture outline, and lecture materials are presented in this chapter. Some issues surrounding the teaching of this lecture are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLeadership
Subtitle of host publicationPromoting Leadership and Intrapersonal Development in University Students
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781536119701
ISBN (Print)9781536119503
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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