The Principal's Field Manual: The School Principal As the Organizational Leader
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The Principal's Field Manual: The School Principal As the Organizational Leader

by Michael B. Ayers, William A. (Arthur) Sommers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412971160

ISBN-13: 9781412971164

Pub. Date: 05/21/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This user-friendly handbook focuses on five facets essential to successful organizations—mission, strategy, organizational structure, people, and leadership—to help principals become proactive, effective school leaders.

Overview

This user-friendly handbook focuses on five facets essential to successful organizations—mission, strategy, organizational structure, people, and leadership—to help principals become proactive, effective school leaders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412971164
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/21/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
148
Sales rank:
727,233
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Very Quick Reference
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
The Framing Model - Facets of Effectiveness
Two Fundamental Techniques
Less Quick Reference
Leadership
Communications
Dialog
Trust
Collaboration/Teamwork
Fire Fighting
Culture
Ten Rules/Guidelines for Leadership
Mission
Mission
Metrics
Organizational Values
Ten Guidelines/Rules for Mission
Strategy
Scenario Planning
Systems Thinking
Decision-Making / Problem-Solving
Ten Guidelines/Rules for Strategy
Organizational Structure
Project Management
Change
Conflict Management/Resolution
Policies, Procedures, and Professional Judgment
Competencies and Position Sketch
Ten Rules/Guidelines for Organizational Structure
People
Personal Values
Data, Information, Inferences
Managing Staff
Followership
Influence and Political Savvy
Ten Rules/Guidelines for People
Conclusion
Glossary
Appendix 1. Principal Responsibilities
Appendix 2. Operating Styles
Appendix 3. Project Charter Sample
Appendix 4. Capacity to Act Assessment
Appendix 5. Position Sketch
Appendix 6. Newmann’s Model
Appendix 7. Decision Requirements Table
Appendix 8. Uncritical Inference Test
References
Index

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