Shaping School Culture The Heart of Leadership

ISBN-10: 0787962430

ISBN-13: 9780787962432

Edition: 1999

Authors: Terrance E. Deal, Kent D. Peterson

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The authors have drawn on over 20 years of research & work to show how leaders can harness the power of school culture to build a lively, cooperative spirit & a sense of school identity. They describe the critical elements of culture & show how a positive culture can make school reforms work.
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Terrence E. Deal has been a professor at Stanford, Harvard, and Vanderbilt Universities and is the former Irving R. Melbo Professor of Education at the Rossier School of the University of Southern California. He is coauthor of the best-sellers, Leading with Soul and Reframing Organizations.Kent D. Peterson is a professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Deal and Peterson are coauthors of The Leadership Paradox.

The Authors
Introduction: The Case for School Culture
Elements of Culture
Schools as Tribes
Vision and Value: The Bedrock of Culture
Ritual and Ceremony: Culture in Action
History and Stories: The Importance of Symbolic Lore
Architecture and Artifacts: The Potency of Symbols and Signs
Putting It Together: Three Schools
The Leadership Challenge
Eight Roles of Symbolic Leaders
Pathways to Successful Culture
Transforming Toxic Cultures
Connecting School and Community Culture
Conclusion: The Future of Schools
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