Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Education: Theory into Practice / Edition 1

Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Education: Theory into Practice / Edition 1

by William A. Owings, Leslie S. Kaplan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0137050445

ISBN-13: 9780137050444

Pub. Date: 08/14/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Designed for aspiring school leaders, administrators, and supervisors, Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice presents an overview of the principles of school leadership, as well as specific theories behind organizational behavior key to courses in Supervision and Instructional Leadership. Theories are presented and applied using a

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Designed for aspiring school leaders, administrators, and supervisors, Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice presents an overview of the principles of school leadership, as well as specific theories behind organizational behavior key to courses in Supervision and Instructional Leadership. Theories are presented and applied using a set of pedagogical features that inspire critical thinking, evaluation, and comprehension and lead to informed practice on the part of all learners.

Key Features include:

• ISLLC Standards alignment in each chapter, and an easy-to-access rubric that locates each standard, found on the inside front cover.

• A Principal Quality Rubric, unique to this book, that rates acquired skills of aspiring principals against the ISLLC Standards.

• A detailed case study beginning each chapter that illustrates key concepts in practice.

• Synthesis of relevant research and literature that directs understanding of history and theory towards applied practice.

• A clear and comprehensive writing style that appeals to instructors and students of all levels.

Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice is an ideal resource for aspiring school leaders who wish to innovate, educate, and make a difference.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137050444
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/14/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
279,185
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue

Chapter 1. Historical Overview of Leadership’s Role

Chapter 2. Historical Overview of Leadership in Organizations

Chapter 3. A New View of Leadership in Organizations

Chapter 4. Leadership Theories

Chapter 5. Leadership, Communication, and Vision

Chapter 6. Leadership and Motivation

Chapter 7. Leadership as Developing Capacity

Chapter 8. Leadership, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Chapter 9. Leadership and Resource Allocation

Chapter 10. Formative and Summative Evaluation Issues in Educational Leadership

Chapter 11. Ethics, Integrity, and Social Justice in Leadership

Chapter 12. Developing a an Educational Leader

Index

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