Trust Matters Leadership for Successful Schools

ISBN-10: 078797434X
ISBN-13: 9780787974343
Edition: 2004
List price: $34.00
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Description: Trust Matters offers educators a practical, hands-on guide for establishing and maintaining trust within their schools as well as providing information on how to repair trust that has been damaged. Written by Megan Tschannen-Moran_an expert on the  More...

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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/24/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Trust Matters offers educators a practical, hands-on guide for establishing and maintaining trust within their schools as well as providing information on how to repair trust that has been damaged. Written by Megan Tschannen-Moran_an expert on the topic of trust and schools_Trust Matters is based in solid research. It outlines the five key elements on which individuals base their trust judgments (benevolence, honesty, openness, reliability, and competency) and explores the factors that influence the development of trust. The book explores the leader's role in fostering high quality relationships among teachers, students, and parents and examines examples of positive outcomes of trusting school environments.

Tables, Figures, and Exhibits
Preface
Acknowledgments
Why Trust Matters
Meaning Well
Doing Well
Trust and Schools
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Why Trust Matters
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
What Is Trust?
Defining Trust
Trust and Hierarchy
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Defining Trust
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Cultivating Trust
Initial Trust
Factors That Influence Developing Trust
Authentic and Optimal Trust
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Cultivating Trust
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Betrayal
The Anatomy of a Betrayal
The Keep-the-Peace Principal
A Debilitating Culture of Distrust
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Betrayal
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Revenge
The Overzealous Reformer
A Culture of Control
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Revenge and a Culture of Control
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Teachers Trusting One Another
Building a Professional Community at Brookside
Faculty Trust in Colleagues
The Payoffs of Faculty Trust
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Teachers Trusting One Another
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Fostering Trust with Students and Parents
Earning Student and Parent Trust
Faculty Trust in Students and Parents
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Fostering Trust with Students and Parents
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Restoring Trust
Repairing Broken Trust
Factors That Facilitate Restoring Trust
A Context for Repairing Trust
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Restoring Trust
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Becoming a Trustworthy Leader
Trustworthy School Leadership
Successful Schools
Putting It into Action
Key Points About Becoming a Trustworthy Leader
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Appendixes
Measures of Trust in Schools
Guide to Principals for Presenting Results of the Trust Surveys to Your Faculty
Study Participants
Directions for Future Research
References
About the Author
Index

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