Educational Administration: Leading with Mind and Heart / Edition 1

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The link between theory and practice is crucial to grasp as an educational leader. Palestini shows readers the importance of organizational development and effective management of the change process in successful school administration and leadership. Using a diagnostic approach to organizational development, he systematically integrates the important aspects of organizational behavior into case analysis. The book presents opportunities for portfolio building and simultaneously stresses the importance of leadership that comes from both the heart and the mind.

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Editorial Reviews

School Administrator Magazine
The case study approach is an excellent method to put theory into practice...the activities work logically with the text and the chapter case studies as well as with the general concepts of the chapter.
School Administrator
The case study approach is an excellent method to put theory into practice...the activities work logically with the text and the chapter case studies as well as with the general concepts of the chapter.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810846302
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert H. Palestini, is the Dean of Graduate and Continuing Studies at Saint Joseph's University.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Organizational Structure and Behavior in Schools Chapter 2 Educational Leadership Chapter 3 Motivating and Rewarding Individuals Chapter 4 Effective Communication Chapter 5 Conflict Management Chapter 6 Effective Decision-Making Chapter 7 Power and the Negotiation Process Chapter 8 Organizational Diagnosis Chapter 9 Leading with the Heart Chapter 10 Appendix Chapter 11 Index

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