Use collaborative leadership strategies to attain heightened success with these best practices for team building, action research, and decision making.
About the Author
Jeffrey Glanz currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for University-School Partnership, Director of the Masters Program and the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Prior to coming to YU, Dr. Glanz served as Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Education at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. He also coordinated the educational leadership program that led to New York State certification as a principal and assistant principal. Prior to arriving at Wagner, he served as executive assistant to the president of Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Dr. Glanz held faculty status as a tenured professor in the Department of Instruction and Educational Leadership at Kean University’s College of Education. He was named Graduate Teacher of the Year in 1999 by the Student Graduate Association and was also that year’s recipient of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Scholarship. He served as a teacher and assistant principal in the New York City public schools. He has conducted numerous workshops and seminars internationally. Dr. Glanz has authored, coauthored, and co-edited 20 books and has many peer-reviewed article publications.
Table of Contents
DedicationAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorQuestionnaire: Before We Get Started…1. Introduction Case Study and Reflective Questions2. Best Practices in Team Building Leading with Passion, Vision Building, and Teamwork Ten Characteristics of Successful Teams Assessing your Leadership Style Draw a Pig The Twenty-Five Questions Team-Development Exercise Team Effectiveness Critique Conclusion3. Action Research as Best Practice for Collaboration Action Research for Collaboration and More Benefits of Action Research Steps in Action Research Three Forms of Action Research Action Research in Action Guidelines for Implementing Action Research Conclusion4. Best Practices in Shared Decision Making Encouraging Teacher Leadership Site-Based Management ConclusionConclusion: Making Collaborative Leadership a RealityResource A: Realities of Collaborative Leadership: In-Basket SimulationsResource B: Assessing Your Role in TeamworkResource C: Assessing Your Role in Action ResearchResource D: Assessing Your Role in Shared Decision MakingResource E: An Annotated Bibliography of Best ResourcesReferencesIndex