Leadership, Myth, & Metaphor: Finding Common Ground to Guide Effective School Change
  • Leadership, Myth, & Metaphor: Finding Common Ground to Guide Effective School Change
  • Leadership, Myth, & Metaphor: Finding Common Ground to Guide Effective School Change

Leadership, Myth, & Metaphor: Finding Common Ground to Guide Effective School Change

by Daniel Cherry, Jeffery M. Spiegel, Jeffrey Spiegel
     
 

How do you see yourself as an educator? How would you describe yourself as a leader? Have you ever considered using metaphors to reframe your leadership practice, vision, and mission? Often, leaders stumble when asked to articulate their values, ethics, and purpose. This book illustrates the significance of leadership archetypes and metaphoric reframing in… See more details below

Overview

How do you see yourself as an educator? How would you describe yourself as a leader? Have you ever considered using metaphors to reframe your leadership practice, vision, and mission? Often, leaders stumble when asked to articulate their values, ethics, and purpose. This book illustrates the significance of leadership archetypes and metaphoric reframing in understanding and facilitating organizational change.

Leadership, Myth, & Metaphor reports on the findings of a professional development study- funded by the Gates foundation- of more than 250 superintendents and principals, celebrating educators' unique individual core values while acknowledging their shred intrinsic beliefs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412927086
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,141,578
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : the spirit of leadership
1The touchstone : standard bearer and institutional anchor1
2The advocate : proponent of a cause beyond oneself25
3The parent : everyone's icon of moral leadership43
4Metaphoric reframing : a vehicle for creative leadership69
5Roads maps of organizational success81
Finding common ground101

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