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Filled with critical insights from best-selling authors and expert practitioners, this unique anthology presents important articles, seminal reports, and book excerpts defining the field of educational leadership today. This comprehensive reader features twenty-four chapters in five primary areas of educational research and concern:

*Leadership, management, and organizational behavior

*Principals, superintendents, and other leaders

*Diversity, including gender and race issues

*Moral leadership and building community

*Shared leadership between educators

Both policy and practice are the focus of this rich and varied volume. The authors base their findings on real-world experience and leading-edge research—sharing practical lessons and strategies for the school or classroom. From the scholar to the practitioner, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership is a powerhouse of valuable information.

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An anthology of articles, reports, and book excerpts defining the field of educational leadership, featuring 24 chapters in five areas of management and organizational behavior, superintendents and other leaders, gender and race issues, moral leadership and building community, and shared leadership between educators. Topics include standards for school leaders, gender and supervision, building a community of virtue, school reform, and leading a school system through change. Lacks a subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787952815
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Series: Education Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 6.28 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.08 (d)

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Jossey-Bass is a leading educational publisher. Their books have been cited for excellence by the American Educaional Research Association, the National School Boards Association, and the American Educational Studies Association. The Jossey-Bass Education Series Readers offer both the student and practitioner collections of vital information on various topics in education.

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Table of Contents

Introduction (M. Fullan).

Part One: Leadership, Management and Organizational Behavior.

The Nature of Leadership (J. Gardner).

"Give Me a Lever Long Enough...And Single-Handed I Can Move the World" (P. Senge).

Condensation of the Fourteen Points for Management (W. Deming).

We Need Noncoercive Lead-Management from the State Superintendent to the Teacher (W. Glasser).

Leadership as an Organizational Quality (R. Ogawa & S. Bossert).

People and Organizations (L. Bolman & T. Deal).

Part Two: Principals and Superintendents.

Looking for Leaders (S. Johnson).

Standards for School Leaders (Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium).

The Unheroic Side of School Leadership: Notes from the Swamp (Jerome T. Murphy).

Educational Leadership for the 21st Century: Integrating Three Essential Perspectives (D. Marsh).

Learning to Lead (R. Barth).

Leadership for the Twenty-First Century: Breaking the Bonds of Dependency (M. Fullan).

The Manager as Politician (L. Bolman & T. Deal).

Leading a School System Through Change (P. Schlechty).

Eight Roles of Symbolic Leaders (T. Deal & K. Peterson).

Part Three: Diversity and Leadership.

Gender and Race as Factors in Educational Leadership and Administration (C. Banks).

Gender and Supervision (C. Shakeshaft, et al..

Part Four: Moral Leadership.

Leadership as Stewardship: Who Is Serving Who? (T. Sergiovanni).

The Authentic Leader (R. Evans).

Building a Community of Virtue (K. Ryan & K. Bohlin).

Part Five: Shared Leadership.

Good-Bye, Command and Control (M. Wheatley).

Teacher Leadership: Ideology and Practice (A. Lieberman, et al.).

Principals, Shared Decision Making, andSchool Reform (C. Weiss & J. Cambone).

Assessing the Prospects for Teacher Leadership (J. Little).

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