Harnessing the Power of Resistance: A Guide for Educators

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Overview

This book provides rare insights about interpersonal relationships in schools. Most school and classroom leaders view resistance as a hostile threat. But this book shows you how to use it and harness it for school success.In this book, you'll see how resistant people can poison staff meetings, harm relationships with parents and students, and complicate evaluations and observations. You'll recognize the various types of people who resist – the “swallower”, the “projector”, the “reflector”, the “deflector”, etc.This book describes how educators typically deal with resistance – by overpowering it, avoiding it, or circumventing it. But author Jared Scherz goes further and suggests productive ways of harnessing its potential.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930556768
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 145
  • Product dimensions: 60.00 (w) x 87.50 (h) x 5.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jared Scherz, a former school counselor and director of several social service agencies, has over 10 years experience consulting with school personnel. He is the founder of Integrative Training and Consulting, an organization devoted to the improvement of organizational health in schools. ""I like the way the author presents the positives and negatives of a particular behavior. In their extremes, these behaviors become problems. But in moderation, they are very useful."" - Bruce Miles EdD Consultant to Schools & Districts

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2008

    Stick to things you really know.

    I think the ideas are good, but the delivery is a thinly veiled advertisement for the author to toot his own horn. It seems the author is trying to tell us that he knows what he is doing, suggesting that perhaps he really doesn't. Oh yeah, get a better editor. There were lots of typos. I felt like the author was talking to readers like they were kindergarteners who need everything broken down. Writing is obviously not the author's chosen profession.

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