Rethinking Educational Leadership
Challenging the Conventions
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Rethinking Educational Leadership by Nigel Bennett
Book DescriptionThe charismatic transformational leader, who creates a 'vision' for the future of their organization and persuades others to follow their path towards it, is now the dominant viewpoint that underpins government policies towards leadership development in the English-speaking world. This book offers a much-needed corrective to this orthodoxy by focusing on current research and thinking about 'leadership' rather than 'leaders. A wide range of prominent international contributors present a rare self critical look at their own assertions and test alternative leadership models against recent research projects. They also demonstrate how their analysis is relevant to all countries where leadership is an issue. Major features include: ] alternative theories to understanding the nature of leadership ] how leadership could be analyzed ] re-analysis of recent research carried out by contributors in the light of one or more of the alternative theories examined ] implications of the alternative perspectives for leadership training This book is recommended to all staff and students involved in educational leadership, management or administration programmes.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761949251
(224mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 29-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Nigel Bennett
Dr Lesley Anderson is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Education at the UK's The Open University (OU). Her current responsibilities include chairing the only compulsory module in the Masters in Education programme, supervising and examining doctoral students and leading the educational leadership and management academic area within the Doctorate in Education (EdD) programme. Additionally, Lesley is involved in various research activities. In addition to the DelPHE project, current projects include the relationship between leadership and social inclusion and access to and other issues connected with higher level study by prisoners
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