The indispensable leadership companion—updated and more relevant than ever!
Part leadership manual, part short novel, this unique best-seller uses dialogues between a novice and a master teacher and between a new and a seasoned principal to illuminate how viewing a problem through a different lens—political, human resources, structural, or symbolic—can reveal the right solution. Featuring reflective questions and solid strategies for meeting real-life challenges, the third edition also includes:
- New views on building morale in the #Me Too age
- Revamped discussion of mandates, standards and rubrics
- Celebration of educators as skilled professionals
- Expanded conversations about hope, faith, and parental involvement
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Lee G. Bolman is the Marion Bloch/Missouri Chair in Leadership at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. An author, teacher, consultant, and speaker, he has written numerous books on leadership and organizations with coauthor Terry Deal, including best-sellers Leading With Soul: An Uncommon Journey of Spirit (1995, 2001) and Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership (1991, 1997), as well as The Path to School Leadership (1993) and Becoming a Teacher Leader (1994). Bolman holds a BA in History and a Ph D in Organizational Behavior from Yale University. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with his wife, Joan Gallos, and the two youngest of his children, Christopher and Bradley.
Terrence E. Deal is the Irving R. Melbo Professor at University of Southern California’s Rossier School. He is an internationally known lecturer and author who has written numerous books on leadership and organizations. In addition to those written with Lee Bolman, he is the coauthor of Corporate Cultures (with Alan Kennedy, 1982) and Shaping School Culture (with Kent Peterson, 1999).
Table of Contents
AcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsIntroductionPART I: A PAIR OF ROOKIES1. A New Teacher’s First Day2. Getting Off on the Wrong Foot3. Newcomers Find Wise Friends Leadership Lessons I: Seeing and Solving Entry BarriersPART II: THE POLITICAL GA4. The Old Guard and New Principal5. The Inclusion Wars: School Politics Leadership Lessons II: Mapping and Mastering the Political TerrainPART III: THE HUMAN RESOURCE LENS6. Sagging Morale Leadership Lessons III: Build Relationships and Empower YourselfPART IV: THE STRUCTURAL FRAME7. Student Discipline: Who’s Really in Charge?8. Standards and Rubrics Leadership Lessons IV: Align Structure With the WorkPART V: THE SYMBOLIC FRAME: BELIEVING IS SEEING9. Changing the Guard10. Building Confidence and Faith11. “I’m Just a Great Teacher!” Leadership Lessons V: Celebrate Values and CulturePART VI: VALUES, ETHICS, AND SPIRIT12. Teaching and Leading: Finding a Balance13. It’s All About Values and Beliefs Leadership Lessons VI: Problems and DilemmasPART VII: THE CYCLE CONTINUES14. The Essence of Teaching: Leaving a Legacy15. Loss . . . and Celebration16. Passing the Torch Leadership Lessons VII: The Enduring SequenceReferencesFurther Reading