Collaborative Leadership: Developing Effective Partnerships in Communities and Schools / Edition 1

Collaborative Leadership: Developing Effective Partnerships in Communities and Schools / Edition 1

by Henry H. Rubin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761978925

ISBN-13: 9780761978923

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In his provocative book, visionary Hank Rubin empowers school, community, and government leaders with usable, successful models of collaboration that can boost their performance and capacity to propel their missions forward.

Overview

In his provocative book, visionary Hank Rubin empowers school, community, and government leaders with usable, successful models of collaboration that can boost their performance and capacity to propel their missions forward.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761978923
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Martin J. Blank
Preface and Overview
About the Author
1. Most of Us Begin By Missing the Point
Cutting Stone
Raising Bars
The Importance of Powerlessness
The Position of Mission
2. Pushing String
Complexity and Cynicism
Beyond Toolboxes
Collaboration and Competition
3. Collaboration and Relationship Management
Who Is a Collaborative Leader?
What Distinguishes Collaborative Leaders From Other Types of Leaders?
A Word on Institutional Collaboration
Relationships That Bind
Working Definitions
Factors Affecting Collaboration
Time and Formality
Itinerant Collaborations
Sustained Collaborations
Veracity and Tenacity
Conclusion: Collaborative Leaders Succeed With and Through People
4. Educators as Collaborative Leaders
Why Public Education?
The Case for Teachers as Collaborative Leaders: Creating a Learning Environment, One Relationship at a Time
A Teacher's Review
Teaching Collaboration for Teaching's Public Purpose
The Easy Case for Principals and Superintendents as Collaborative Leaders
5. Constructing Models
The Purpose of Collaboration
Turning Arrows
The What
The Why
The How
6. Collaboration's Life Cycle
Overview
The 12 Phases of Collaboration's Life Cycle
A Checklist
A Rudimentary Framework
7. The Dimensions of Collaborative Leadership
Of Sums and Parts
Twenty-Four Dimensions of Effective Collaborations
8. A Framework for Future Study
Connecting the Principles
A Challenge for Readers
A Special Challenge for Researchers, Scholars, Evaluators, and Trainers
9. Seven Nuggets
A Practioner's Postscript
Seven Principles of Effective Collaborative Leadership
References
Index

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