A School District's Journey to Excellence: Lessons From Business and Education

A School District's Journey to Excellence: Lessons From Business and Education

by William R. McNeal, Thomas B. Oxholm, Bill McNeal, Tom Oxholm
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412941571

ISBN-13: 9781412941570

Pub. Date: 07/03/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This resource examines how one of the nation’s largest districts improved performance outcomes and achieved significant gains by integrating strategies from educational and business arenas.

Overview

This resource examines how one of the nation’s largest districts improved performance outcomes and achieved significant gains by integrating strategies from educational and business arenas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412941570
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/03/2008
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Governor Jim Hunt Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors
1. Leadership in Context
2. Leadership and Courage Accountability Leadership Organizing Your Leadership Communicating With Your Public Business Partnerships That Make a Difference
3. Leadership and Brains Goal Setting and Planning Making Use of Retreats Training Leaders Measuring Success Dollars and Sense
4. Leadership and Heart Students Matter Most Teachers Matter Most Parents Matter Most Involving the Entire Village
5. Bringing It All Home Making a Home of the School Conclusion Afterword Appendices A. Selected Readings Organized by Chapter B. Criteria for a Superintendent's Evaluation C. Recommendation for National Superintendent of the Year D. National Recognitions for WCPSS and Wake County Index

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