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Shaping School Culture / Edition 3

Shaping School Culture / Edition 3

by Terrence E. Deal, Kent D. Peterson
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ISBN-13: 9781119210191
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/22/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 330,286
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

TERRENCE E. DEAL has been a professor at Stanford, Harvard, Vanderbilt and (as Irving R. Melbo Professor) the University of Southern California. He is the coauthor of Corporate Cultures, Leading with Soul, Reframing Organizations, and How Great Leaders Think.

KENT D. PETERSON is an emeritus professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Deal and Peterson are also coauthors of The Leadership Paradox.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xv

The Authors xvii

Introduction 1

The Elements of Culture

1 Schools as Tribes: The Power to Transform 23

2 Artifacts, Architecture, and Routines: Symbols of Culture 36

3 History: The Value of Lore and Tradition 50

4 Myth, Vision, and Values: Identifying a School's Soul 66

5 Stories and Tales: Passing Along the Vision 81

6 Rituals: Embedding Purpose and Meaning 98

7 Ceremonies and Traditions: Culture in Action 111

The Symbolic Role of School Leaders

8 Conveyors of Culture: The Informal Network 133

9 Weaving the Cultural Tapestry: Seven Schools 145

10 Transforming Toxic Cultures: Renewal Strategies 182

11 Building Trust: Connecting to Parents and Communities 206

12 Firming Up Culture: Eight Essential Roles 223

13 Living with Paradox: The Bifocal Principal 246

14 Achieving Balance: Meeting Cultural and Structural Demands 262

15 Conclusion: A New Story 279

References 289

Index 301

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