Future-Focused Leadership: Preparing Schools, Students, and Communities for Tomorrow's Realities

Future-Focused Leadership: Preparing Schools, Students, and Communities for Tomorrow's Realities

by Gary Marx
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416602194
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
404,719
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Part 1: The Connected Leader
1. The Leader as a Connected Generalist
2. Guiding Principles for Future-Oriented Leaders

Part 2: Tools and Techniques for Scanning the Environment
3. The Importance of Being Connected--Internally and Externally
4. Trends: Identifying and Analyzing Their Impact
5. Issue Management
6. More Tools and Techniques for Scanning the Environment

Part 3: Creating a Vision of the Future
7. Characteristics: Identifying What We Want to Become
8. Scenarios: "What If?" and "Then What?"

Part 4: Future-Focused Communication9. Strategic Communication

Part 5: Moving Forward
10. Getting the Ball Rolling

Appendix A: Additional Examples of Issues from the Advisory Council
Appendix B: A Checklist for Creating and Working with a Futures Council
Appendix C: A State of the Future Index
Appendix D: A Sample Council Meeting Agenda
Appendix E: Examples of Partial Simulated Scenarios
References
Index
About the Author

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