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What This Book Is Not About
About the Author
First, What Is the Surface?
OK, Now What Does "Below the Surface" Mean?
Leadership Is Both Objective and Subjective
2. What Does Traditional Leadership Look Like, and
How Did We Get Here from There?
Contingency Leadership Theory
Path-Goal Theory of Leadership
Transformational Leadership Theory
A Conceptual Framework for Leading From Below the Surface
3. What Is Leading From Below the Surface?
Bending the Rules Without Breaking Them
Managing Your Portfolio of Political Capital
Bourdieu and Capital
4. Evidence-Based Decision Making
Below the Surface: Data- or Evidence-Based?
Data-Driven vs. Evidence-Based Decision Making
Attendance Rates vs. Absence Rates
Narrowing the Achievement Gap
Dropout Rate: 2% or 28%?
5. Institutional Effectiveness vs. Strategy
A Closer Look at Strategy
How Does Strategy Relate to School Leadership?
Describing the Strategy
Identifying Positive and Negative Forces
6. Cooperation vs. Collaboration
7. Looking Beyond the Obvious
From Superintendent to Secretary of Education
The SAT Story
Not Settling for Embroidering the Edges
8. Creating Leadership Behaviors: A Leadership Practice Field
OK, On to a Leadership Practice Field
Defining a Practice
A Practice Field Further Defined
Practicing Leading From Below the Surface
9. Implications for Practicing School Administrators
Leading From Below the Surface
The Disjuncture Between Societal Use and School Use of Technology
The Virtual Classroom