Spirituality in Educational Leadership
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Spirituality in Educational Leadership

by Paul D. Houston, Alan M. Blankstein, Robert W. Cole
     
 

The fourth of a book series on The Soul of Educational Leadership, this concise volume offers key ideas and strategies for identifying the spiritual, moral, and ethical dimensions of school leadership practice.

With contributions from top leadership figures like Terry Deal, Dawna Markova, and Scott Thompson, among others, Spirituality inSee more details below

Overview

The fourth of a book series on The Soul of Educational Leadership, this concise volume offers key ideas and strategies for identifying the spiritual, moral, and ethical dimensions of school leadership practice.

With contributions from top leadership figures like Terry Deal, Dawna Markova, and Scott Thompson, among others, Spirituality in Educational Leadership combines research and thought-provoking ideas for practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412949422
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/11/2007
Series:
Soul of Educational Leadership Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,432,071
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
About the Editors     ix
About the Contributors     xiii
Introduction     1
What's Spirituality Got to Do With It?   Paul D. Houston     7
The Spiritual Dimension of Leadership   Stephen L. Sokolow   Paul D. Houston     13
Spiritual Courage: Leading From the Inside Out   Dawna Markova     37
Appreciative Inquiry: A Strategy for Reshaping Education That Builds on Strengths and Hopes   Bea Mah Holland     49
Community in School: The Heart of the Matter   Eric Schaps     73
The Stories of Practicing Superintendents: The Struggle to Make the Right Decisions   Claire Sheff Kohn     89
Personal Growth in the Workplace: Spiritual Practices You Can Use   Christa Metzger     111
Spiritually Oriented Leadership in a Secular Age   Chuck Bonner     131
Spiritual Leadership-The Invisible Revolution   Scott Thompson     151
Leadership on a Teeter-Totter: Balancing Rationality and Spirituality   Terrence E. Deal     171
Index     183

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