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The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership (Jossey-Bass Education Series)

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From the Leading Minds in Education and Beyond

This expanded and thoroughly updated edition of the popular anthology assembles the best book excerpts, articles, and reports that define and drive the field of educational leadership today. Filled with critical insights from respected authors, education researchers, and expert practitioners, this comprehensive volume features twenty-six chapters in six primary areas of interest: Principles of Leadership, Moral Leadership, Culture and Change, Standards and Systems, Diversity and Leadership, and the Future of Leadership.

This revised edition includes:

  • Fifteen new chapters
  • New Introduction by Michael Fullan
  • Information for both aspiring and veteran leaders

In addition, it contains timeless pieces from Peter Senge, John Gardner, and Tom Sergiovanni as well as recent contributions from education and leadership experts such as Michael Fullan, Jim Collins, Roland Barth, Phillip Schlechty, Ann Lieberman, Lee Bolman, and Terrence Deal. Many essays reflect the changes in leadership priorities wrought by the No Child Left Behind Act, the events of 9/11, and the growing recognition of the diversity of cultures and learning styles in the schools. From the scholar to the practitioner, readers will find that this second edition of The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadershipis a powerhouse of valuable information.

Book News Annotation:

An anthology of articles, reports, and book excerpts defining the field of educational leadership, featuring 24 chapters in five areas of management and organizational behavior, superintendents and other leaders, gender and race issues, moral leadership and building community, and shared leadership between educators. Topics include standards for school leaders, gender and supervision, building a community of virtue, school reform, and leading a school system through change. Lacks a subject index.
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Synopsis:

Both policy and practice are the focus of this rich and varied volume. The authors base their findings on real-world experience and leading-edge research--sharing practical lessons and strategies for the school or classroom. From the scholar to the practitioner, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership is a powerhouse of valuable information.

Synopsis:

Filled with critical insights from best-selling authors and expert practitioners, this unique anthology presents important articles, seminal reports, and book excerpts defining the field of educational leadership today. This comprehensive reader features twenty-four chapters in five primary areas of educational research and concern:

  • Leadership, management, and organizational behavior

  • Principals, superintendents, and other leaders

  • Diversity, including gender and race issues

  • Moral leadership and building community

  • Shared leadership between educators

Both policy and practice are the focus of this rich and varied volume. The authors base their findings on real-world experience and leading-edge research—sharing practical lessons and strategies for the school or classroom. From the scholar to the practitioner, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership is a powerhouse of valuable information.

Synopsis:

This expanded and thoroughly updated edition of the popular anthology assembles the best book excerpts, articles, and reports that define and drive the field of educational leadership today. Filled with critical insights from respected authors, education researchers, and expert practitioners, this comprehensive volume features twenty-six chapters in six primary areas of interest: Principles of Leadership, Moral Leadership, Culture and Change, Standards and Systems, Diversity and Leadership, and the Future of Leadership.

About the Author

Jossey-Bassis a leading educational publisher. Their books have been cited for excellence by the American Educaional Research Association, the National School Boards Association, and the American Educational Studies Association. The Jossey-Bass Education Series Readersoffer both the student and practitioner collections of vital information on various topics in education.

Table of Contents

Introduction (M. Fullan).

Part One: Leadership, Management and Organizational Behavior.

The Nature of Leadership (J. Gardner).

"Give Me a Lever Long Enough...And Single-Handed I Can Move the World" (P. Senge).

Condensation of the Fourteen Points for Management (W. Deming).

We Need Noncoercive Lead-Management from the State Superintendent to the Teacher (W. Glasser).

Leadership as an Organizational Quality (R. Ogawa & S. Bossert).

People and Organizations (L. Bolman & T. Deal).

Part Two: Principals and Superintendents.

Looking for Leaders (S. Johnson).

Standards for School Leaders (Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium).

The Unheroic Side of School Leadership: Notes from the Swamp (Jerome T. Murphy).

Educational Leadership for the 21st Century: Integrating Three Essential Perspectives (D. Marsh).

Learning to Lead (R. Barth).

Leadership for the Twenty-First Century: Breaking the Bonds of Dependency (M. Fullan).

The Manager as Politician (L. Bolman & T. Deal).

Leading a School System Through Change (P. Schlechty).

Eight Roles of Symbolic Leaders (T. Deal & K. Peterson).

Part Three: Diversity and Leadership.

Gender and Race as Factors in Educational Leadership and Administration (C. Banks).

Gender and Supervision (C. Shakeshaft, et al..

Part Four: Moral Leadership.

Leadership as Stewardship: Who Is Serving Who? (T. Sergiovanni).

The Authentic Leader (R. Evans).

Building a Community of Virtue (K. Ryan & K. Bohlin).

Part Five: Shared Leadership.

Good-Bye, Command and Control (M. Wheatley).

Teacher Leadership: Ideology and Practice (A. Lieberman, et al.).

Principals, Shared Decision Making, and School Reform (C. Weiss & J. Cambone).

Assessing the Prospects for Teacher Leadership (J. Little).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787952815
Manufactured:
Jossey-Bass Publishers
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Manufactured:
Jossey-Bass Publishers
Author:
Jossey-Bass Publishers
Author:
Fullan, Michael
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Administration
Subject:
School management and organization
Subject:
Educational leadership
Subject:
Administration scolaire
Subject:
Leadership en âeducation
Subject:
Administration - General
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Leadership & Administration (K-12)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Jossey-Bass Education Series
Series Volume:
99-3
Publication Date:
20061103
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.02x6.28x1.08 in. 1.32 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Both policy and practice are the focus of this rich and varied volume. The authors base their findings on real-world experience and leading-edge research--sharing practical lessons and strategies for the school or classroom. From the scholar to the practitioner, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership is a powerhouse of valuable information.
"Synopsis" by , Filled with critical insights from best-selling authors and expert practitioners, this unique anthology presents important articles, seminal reports, and book excerpts defining the field of educational leadership today. This comprehensive reader features twenty-four chapters in five primary areas of educational research and concern:

  • Leadership, management, and organizational behavior

  • Principals, superintendents, and other leaders

  • Diversity, including gender and race issues

  • Moral leadership and building community

  • Shared leadership between educators

Both policy and practice are the focus of this rich and varied volume. The authors base their findings on real-world experience and leading-edge research—sharing practical lessons and strategies for the school or classroom. From the scholar to the practitioner, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership is a powerhouse of valuable information.

"Synopsis" by , This expanded and thoroughly updated edition of the popular anthology assembles the best book excerpts, articles, and reports that define and drive the field of educational leadership today. Filled with critical insights from respected authors, education researchers, and expert practitioners, this comprehensive volume features twenty-six chapters in six primary areas of interest: Principles of Leadership, Moral Leadership, Culture and Change, Standards and Systems, Diversity and Leadership, and the Future of Leadership.
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