The Human Side of School Change: Reform, Resistance, and the Real-Life Problems of Innovation / Edition 1

The Human Side of School Change: Reform, Resistance, and the Real-Life Problems of Innovation / Edition 1

by Robert Evans
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0787956112

ISBN-13: 9780787956110

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

In this insightful look at school reform, Robert Evans examines the real-life hurdles to implementing innovation and explains how the best-intended efforts can be stalled by educators who too often feel burdened and conflicted by the change process. He provides a new model of leadership along with practical management strategies for building a framework of

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In this insightful look at school reform, Robert Evans examines the real-life hurdles to implementing innovation and explains how the best-intended efforts can be stalled by educators who too often feel burdened and conflicted by the change process. He provides a new model of leadership along with practical management strategies for building a framework of cooperation between leaders of change and the people they depend upon to implement it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787956110
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Jossey-Bass Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
275,395
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.89(d)

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Table of Contents

THE NATURE OF CHANGE.

Changing Paradigms.

The Meanings of Change.

The Culture of Resistance.

DIMENSIONS OF CHANGE.

Implementation: Tasks of Transition.

Substance: New Agendas, Old Problems.

Staff: Understanding Reluctant Faculty.

Setting: Assessing Organizational Capacity.

Leadership: Old Paradoxes, New Promise.

LEADING INNOVATION.

The Authentic Leader.

Clarity and Focus: The Power of Concentration.

Participation — Without Paralysis.

Recognition: Reversing the Golden Rule.

Confrontation: Avoiding Avoidance.

Reach and Realism, Experience and Hope.

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