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The essentials of school leadership / edited by Brent Davies.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Los Angeles : SAGE, 2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xv, 208 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note:
Previous ed.: London: Paul Chapman, 2005.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: The Essentials Of School Leadership - Brent Davies Section One: Strategic and Transformational Leadership Strategic Leadership - Brent Davies and Barbara J. Davies Transformational Leadership - Kenneth Leithwood and Doris Jantzi Section Two: Ethical and Moral Leadership Invitational Leadership - John M. Novak Ethical Leadership - Robert J. Starratt Section Three: Learning and Leadership in Interrelationships Learning-Centered Leadership - Geoff Southworth Constructivist Leadership - Linda Lambert Section 4: Leadership Skills and Abilities Poetical and Political Leadership - Terrence E. Deal Entrepreneurial Leadership - Guilbert C. Hentschke Section 5: Developing and Sustaining Leaders Leadership Development in Schools - Peter Earley and Jeff Jones Sustainable Leadership - Andy Hargreaves.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Building on the success of the first edition, this book provides a focused up-to-date introduction to the current themes and dimensions of educational leadership through contributions from some of the leading authors in the field. Each chapter introduces the reader to a key aspect of leadership. This new edition has been fully updated to include recent developments, new chapter summaries and further reading, and a new chapter on Developing Leadership. Written in an accessible style, this book is essential reading for school leaders who wish to have a better understanding of their leadership role. It is also suitable for Masters/Doctoral students worldwide, and will give those on professional development courses a valuable insight into school leadership.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Davies, Brent, 1949-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781847875655
1847875653
9781847875662
1847875661

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