Motion Leadership in Action: More Skinny on Becoming Change Savvy

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How motion leadership "moves" educators to action!

In this indispensable sequel to the bestseller Motion Leadership, Fullan shares the real-life strategies and results of educators who have used motion leadership to propel entire organizations and systems forward. Success stories from the US and around the world illustrate how educators can use a small number of specific actions to generate momentum for ...

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Overview

How motion leadership "moves" educators to action!

In this indispensable sequel to the bestseller Motion Leadership, Fullan shares the real-life strategies and results of educators who have used motion leadership to propel entire organizations and systems forward. Success stories from the US and around the world illustrate how educators can use a small number of specific actions to generate momentum for lasting change. Fullan addresses:

  • Creating and leading movement in the right direction and at the right time
  • Implementing a "ready-fire-aim" mindset
  • Emphasizing the importance of collaboration
  • Forging relationships while handling resistance
  • Establishing your change stance in order to get better results

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Editorial Reviews

Sir - Michael Barber
"Great new insights from Michael Fullan's latest thinking on how to handle an education system. It is rich in its case studies and crucially pays the necessary attention to implementation as well as strategy. "
Ben Levin
"Building on real examples, Fullan provides clear guidelines for leaders and systems committed to real improvement in their schools. This is not today's flashy idea, it's the route to lasting success with lots of new insights along the way that will make you a better leader."
Sir Michael Barber
"Great new insights from Michael Fullan's latest thinking on how to handle an education system. It is rich in its case studies and crucially pays the necessary attention to implementation as well as strategy."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452256931
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/12/2012
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 417,728
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

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Consulting Description: Leadership

An innovative thinker who is sought-after by institutions, publishers, and international think-tanks, Michael Fullan is special advisor on education to Dalton McGuinty, the premier of Ontario. He formerly served as dean and professor emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He holds honorary doctorates from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and from Nipissing University in Canada.

Fullan served as dean of the faculty of education at the University of Toronto from 1988 to 2003, leading two major organizational transformations, including a merger of two large schools of education. He is currently working as adviser and consultant on several major education reform initiatives around the world.

He bases his work on research and practice on both the public and private sectors, finding an increasing convergence in this literature. He has written several bestsellers on leadership and change that have been translated into several languages. Four of his books have won book of the year awards, and his publications have been translated into several languages.

Now, Michael Fullan is offering his experience to you in an eStudy opportunity! Visit http://www.corwin.com/learning/estudy/fullan.html for more information.

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Table of Contents

Preface vi

Acknowledgments ix

About the Author x

1 Not-So-Skinny Change Problems 1

2 The Skinny at Work 11

3 The Skinny Leader's Guide to Action 51

4 What's Next 89

Epilogue 109

References 111

Index 114

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