Primary Advisor/Dissertation Chair
Secondary Advisor/Reader One
This qualitative case study used researcher participation, participant surveys and participant interviews to explore the presence of the five disciplines of Senge’s learning organization in the training of adult volunteer leaders in Scouts BSA’s Wood Badge in 2021. It also examined how the prevalence of Senge’s five disciplines affected Scouters’ perceptions of Wood Badge training.The study included survey results from 30 participants and interviews with four participants at Northern Star Council’s Wood Badge course in 2021. Findings indicated that all five of Senge’s disciplines were present in Scouts BSA’s Wood Badge course. The study confirmed that Scouts BSA is a learning organization.
Case Study, Interview, Survey (attitude scale, opinion, questionnaire)
Adult Education, Leadership, Staff Development, Learning Organization
Marik, Wendy, "Scouts BSA Wood Badge Through the Lens of Senge’s Disciplines of a Learning Organization" (2022). School of Education and Leadership Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations. 4548.
School of Education Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations