If You Want to Lead, Not Just Manage: A Primer for Principals

If You Want to Lead, Not Just Manage: A Primer for Principals

by Dennis R. Dunklee
     
 

This resource tells you what the Masters programs don’t—about the personalities and value systems that school leaders need to succeed.

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Overview

This resource tells you what the Masters programs don’t—about the personalities and value systems that school leaders need to succeed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761976479
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/13/2000
Series:
One-off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
0.40(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Gerald W. Bracey
Preface
About the Author
Introduction
1. Culture Shock: When Teachers Become Principals
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
Role Preparation
The Bottom Line
2. Stranger in a Strange Land: The School Environment
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
Characteristics of School Districts
The Bottom Line
3. One Size Doesn't Fit All: Matching Your Personality With the Role of Principal
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
The Compatibility of Personal Attributes and the Principal's Role: Pitfalls
The Bottom Line
4. Getting an 'A' in Ambiguity: Successfully Navigating the Complexity of School Culture
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
The Middle Management Culture and the Accountability Subculture
The Bottom Line
5. Are You Listening? Do You Understand?
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
The Art and Skills of Careful Listening
The Bottom Line
6. Let's Talk Aggregate Impression: How Leaders Lead
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
Leadership: What Is It? Why Do We Need Leaders? What Do Leaders Do? How Do Leaders Do What They Do?
A New Look at Leadership
Now, Let's Talk Aggregate Impression
Management of Others' Perceptions (Aggregate Impression) Through Role Assumption
The Bottom Line
7. Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Blending the Best of Management and Leadership
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
How Managers Manage
The Bottom Line
8. Let's Meet So You Can "Ooh" and "Ahh" Over My Experience: Marketing Campaigns and Initiation Rituals
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
Selling Yourself as "Prime Cut"
What Is This Selection Process Game You've Been Invited to Play?
The Bottom Line
9. Winning a Race without a Finish Line: Changing the Organization Without Alienating the Culture
About This Chapter
Reflective Point
Tweaking the Culture Is Okay: The Two Sides of Change
Managing Change Through Leadership
The Bottom Line
A Concluding Thought
Index

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