The leadership development journey in this study is a self-development process embedded in a social learning environment. The study found nine influential factors on leadership development:
• Social factors: parents, teamwork sport activities, teachers, role models, mentors/coaches, community-based networks
• Self factors: self-learning, experimentation, self-reflection
Individuals learn from social factors that influence their self factors or vice versa. Social factors influence individuals through processes of observation, being told, being disciplined, involving, and creating. The leadership development outcomes include identity, skills, behaviors, and perceptions. ...