The Leadership Paradox
Balancing Logic and Artistry in Schools
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Leadership Paradox by Terrence E. Deal
Book Description"A distinctive, playful, and insightful look at the art and craft of leading a modern-day school." --Roland S. Barth, educator and author of Improving Schools from Within "Reality-based cases and concepts worthy of reflection by all who are interested in improving school leadership.'' --Linton Deck, director of education and nonprofit applications, Center for Creative Leadership "Required reading for those who are or aspire to be principals and for those who prepare, train, or supervise them." --Laraine Roberts, director of research and development, California School Leadership Academy Rather than view leadership and management as opposing factions, this book shows how the two ideals can serve as complements in building powerful school culture. The authors share real-life stories and examples of school leaders who have learned to adopt a bifocal approach and integrate the contradictions of their work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787955410
(231mm x 153mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Terrence E. Deal
Shaping School Culture, Paperback (September 2016)
The most trusted guide to school culture, updated with current challenges and new solutions Shaping School Culture is the classic guide to exceptional school leadership, featuring concrete guidance on influencing the subtle symbolic features of schools that provide meaning, belief, and faith.
Reframing Organizations, Hardback (September 2013)
Outlines its four-frame model that examines organizations as factories, families, jungles, and theaters or temples: The Structural Frame; The Human Resource Frame; The Political Frame; and The Symbolic Frame.
How Great Leaders Think, Hardback (April 2013)
The proven model that offers powerful and elegant strategies for leaders How Great Leaders Think: the Art of Reframing uses compelling, contemporary examples to show how more complex thinking is the key to better leadership.
Leading with Soul, Hardback (August 2011)» View all books by Terrence E. Deal
A new edition of the bestselling book on finding one's personal path to leadership Leading with Soul has inspired thousands of readers since its publication more than a decade ago. Far ahead of its time, the book illuminated the deeply personal journey to leadership.
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Author Biography - Terrence E. Deal
TERRENCE E. DEAL is Irving R. Melbo professor of education at the Rossier School, University of Southern California. He is author or coauthor of numerous books, including the best-selling Leading with Soul and The New Corporate Culture. KENT D. PETERSON is professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and founding director of the Vanderbilt Principals' Institute. He is author or coauthor of several books, including Shaping School Culture.
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