Learning as a Way of Leading: Lessons from the Struggle for Social Justice / Edition 1

Learning as a Way of Leading: Lessons from the Struggle for Social Justice / Edition 1

by Stephen Preskill, Stephen D. Brookfield
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0787978078

ISBN-13: 9780787978075

Pub. Date: 11/17/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This book offers a systematic look at the connections between learning and leading and the use of learning to inspire and organize for change. It explores two interrelated dimensions of learning leadership: the ways leaders themselves learn about leadership practice, and the way leaders foster the learning of those they work with. The book focuses on a number

Overview

This book offers a systematic look at the connections between learning and leading and the use of learning to inspire and organize for change. It explores two interrelated dimensions of learning leadership: the ways leaders themselves learn about leadership practice, and the way leaders foster the learning of those they work with. The book focuses on a number of important leadership activities and adopts a case study approach to illuminate how leaders themselves learn, how they impart knowledge to others, and how they support others in becoming more effective and enduring learners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787978075
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/17/2008
Series:
Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description:
New
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
378,617
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Authors.

1 The Essence of Learning Leadership.

2 Learning to Be Open to the Contributions of Others.

3 Learning Critical Reflection.

4 Learning to Support the Growth of Others.

5 Learning Collective Leadership.

6 Learning to Analyze Experience.

7 Learning to Question.

8 Learning Democracy.

9 Learning to Sustain Hope in the Face of Struggle.

10 Learning to Create Community.

11 Appraising and Modeling Learning Leadership.

References.

Index.

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