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Title Rethinking educational leadership : challenging the conventions / edited by Nigel Bennett and Lesley Anderson
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (x, 206 pages) : illustrations
Series Published in Association with the British Educational Leadership and Management Society
Published in Association with the British Educational Leadership and Management Society
Contents Rethinking educational leadership-challenging the conventions / Nigel Bennett and Lesley Anderson -- I: Laying out the perspectives -- 1. Leadership in the (post)modern era / J. Tim Goddard -- 2. Embracing uncertainty: organizing and leading to enhance the knowledgeability and capability of teachers / Rodney T. Ogawa -- 3. Leadership, learning and negotiation in a social psychology of organizing / Ian E. Morley and Dian-Marie Hosking -- 4. Distributing and intensifying school leadership / Peter Gronn -- II: The perspectives in practice -- 5. Challenging circumstances: the role of distributed and intensified leadership / Megan Crawford -- 6. From singular to plural? Challenging the orthodoxy of school leadership / Alma Harris and Christopher Day -- 7. Developing alternative conceptions of leadership and organizations through restructuring / Lynn M. Hannay -- 8. Collaboration in communities of practice / Jane McGregor -- 9. Leaders of subject communities / Christine Wise -- 10. Understanding curriculum leadership in the secondary school / John O'Neill -- III: The perspectives and professional development -- 11. Assessing the impact on practice of professional development activities / Nigel Bennett -- 12. Preparing for leadership in education: In search of wisdom / Peter Ribbins -- IV: Review and overview -- 13. Comparing and contrasting the perspectives: Mapping the field of educational leadership / Helen Gunter
Summary The charismatic transformational leader, who creates a 'vision' for the future of their organization and persuades others to follow their path towards it, is now the dominant viewpoint that underpins government policies towards leadership development in the English-speaking world. This book offers a much-needed corrective to this orthodoxy by focusing on current research and thinking about 'leadership' rather than 'leaders. A wide range of prominent international contributors present a rare self critical look at their own assertions and test alternative leadership models against recent researc
Analysis Electronic books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Educational leadership.
Form Electronic book
Author Anderson, Lesley, 1951-
Bennett, Nigel, 1949 June 20-
ISBN 1281240117
1446216810 (ebook)
1847876161 (electronic bk.)
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