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9780787902148

Leading to Change The Challenge of the New Superintendency

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787902148

  • ISBN10:

    0787902144

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-03-15
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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"There are so few 'must read' books about superintAndents that I would recommAnd to policymakers, researchers, and novices. Add Leading to Change to the list. This insightful chapters on political and managerial leadership alone are worth the price of the book." -- Larry Cuban, professor of education, Stanford University

Author Biography

SUSAN MOORE JOHNSON, a former high school teacher and administrator, is academic dean and professor of education in administration, planning, and social policy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is the author of Teacher Unions in Schools (1984) and Teachers at Work (1990).

Table of Contents

Preface xi
The Superintendents and School Districts xvii
Part One: Great Expectations
The Promise and Prospect of Leadership
3(26)
Looking for Leaders
29(32)
Part Two: Educational Leadership
Crafting a Vision
61(30)
Leading Reform
91(28)
Engaging School Leaders in Change
119(34)
Part Three: Political Leadership
Political Contexts and Constituents
153(36)
The Politics of Equity and Excellence
189(30)
Part Four: Managerial Leadership
Managing to Lead
219(24)
Managerial Levers
243(28)
Part Five: Leading to Change
Toward a New Superintendency
271(20)
Appendix: Methodology 291(10)
References 301(6)
Index 307(8)
The Author 315(2)
Acknowledgments 317

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