PublisherThe University of Arizona.
AbstractThrough the course of this semester I have been fortunate to partake in an Honors seminar directed to applying some of the fundamental principles of leadership theory in the lives of its students, specifically as it relates to the projects(business plans) we were completing in as part of the requirement for the Entrepreneurship program – for me, personally, it related to Pocket Pantry – a smartphone app designed to enhance and simplify the modern grocery shopping experience. The means to achieve this end were to observe and listen to an array of demonstrated Entrepreneurs (all of whom were UA graduates) and take note of the specific ingredients that they felt had contributed to their success as leaders and businesspeople. The lessons learned from these incredible speakers were enhanced using several key leadership surveys (i.e. the Big 5 Personality Test). The combination of these mediums led to a comprehensive leadership assessment, the distilled findings of which are reach and explored in the following Thesis paper.