Rethinking Leadership : A Collection of Articles
Appropriate for courses in Educational Leadership.Rethinking Leadership analyzes leadership roles based on values and ideas rather than on bureaucratic processes. This collection of articles by Thomas Sergiovanni promotes substance, not process, as the key to leadership. Three sections comprise the book: section one defines leadership as a moral craft, section two addresses the developmental stages of leadership and section three discusses leadership roles in the learning community. A common theme through all three sections stresses the importance of effective leaders being able to build learner-centered communities.
- Hardback | 176 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 267.62g
- 21 Aug 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
SECTION 1: LEADERSHIP AS A MORAL CRAFT. Leadership and Excellence in Schooling. Administering as a Moral Craft. New Sources of Leadership Authority. Leadership as Stewardship. SECTION 2: THE DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF LEADERSHIP. Adding Value to Leadership Gets Extraordinary Results. Why Transformational Leadership Works and How to Provide It. The Roots of School Leadership. Why We Should Seek Substitutes for Leadership. SECTION 3: LEADING THE LEARNING COMMUNITY. Changing Our Theory of Schooling. Relationships in Communities. Getting Practical. Small Schools, Great Expectations. Index.
About Thomas J. Sergiovanni
THOMAS J. SERGIOVANNI is Lillian Radford Professor of Education and Administration and Senior Fellow, Center for Educational Leadership, Trinity University, Texas. He has vast experience in working with school leaders and has authored a number of books, including Building Community in Schools and Supervision: A Redefinition.