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Modern School Business Administration A Planning Approach (Peabody College Education Leadership Series)

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ISBN-10: 0205572146

ISBN-13: 9780205572144

Edition: 9th 2008

Authors: James Guthrie, Christina Hart, John Ray, I. Candoli, Walter Hack

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This text in ABLrsquo;s new Educational Leadership series from Peabody College covers historical and current trends in leadership in a very practical way, using cases and a problem-solving approach as vehicles for examination.
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Book details

List price: $146.65
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/10/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Preface
i
Specification of how this volume aligns with ELCC Standards
Clarification of approach to citations/references via provision of further readings section and end note citations
ii
iii
Contextual Factors Influencing Schools and Educational Leaders
The Evolving Context of Strategic Education Leadership
The evolving nature of 21 st Century life and its consequences for education
The changing nature of leadership when change itself is the dominant force in the world
Strategic leadership contrasted with historical predecessors
Forces shaping, including those opposing, the new globalism
Consequences for organizations of the new global dynamic
Qualities of Strategic Education Leaders
A discussion of the definition of leadership
Historic insights regarding the origin of leadership, nature or nurture
Characteristics that distinguish a modern, ldquo;strategicrdquo;, leader
Significance of vision
The application of strategic leadership to educational settings though cycles of appraisal, analysis and action
Strategic teacher leadership
Creating a Strategic Organization
Alignments between strategic leadership and a strategic organization
Components of organizations as systems
What is known regarding organizational change
Organizational change imperatives
Knowledge Strategic Leaders Need
Governance
The organization and control of American education
The never-ending layers of statutory and legal authority that impinge on educ