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Transformational Leadership & Decision Making in Schools

1st Edition

Robert E. Brower; Bradley V. Balch
eISBN-13: 9781483361482

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"Public education is constantly evolving, and new challenges require school officials to be insightful, prepared, and innovative. It is because of these changing times that this book, which offers a different view of systems analysis and organizational behavior, is so valuable."
—Frank Bush, Executive Director
Indiana School Boards Association

"Educational leaders need a basis for confident decision making. The authors have a solution for challenging times."
—Kay Harmless, Interim Director, Indiana Principal Leadership Academy
Indiana Department of Education

What decisions are in the best interest of students, teachers, staff, and others in your school community?

It is essential for every school leader to possess the savvy to effect positive change, raise achievement levels, and foster a positive school climate. Now it seems that the struggle for school leaders to make productive decisions has become clouded with ever-growing uncertainty and skepticism.

Transformational Leadership & Decision Making in Schools emphasizes the need for a resilient decision-making pedagogy—one that helps school leaders find and re-center their approaches to making effective decisions for their schools and districts.

This important resource provides methods and strategies to tackle tough decisions, providing concise step-by-step considerations to transform your decision making. The essential information presented includes:

A personal decision-making self-assessment Reflective thinking sections for individual reflection and group dialogue Discussion of the role of vision and mission Ideas on motivation and the capacity for change A look at barriers to decision making Information on developing relationships with respect and rapport

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ISBNs 9781412914871, 9781412914871, 9781412914871, 9781412914864, 9781412914864, 9781483361482, 9781483363653, 1483361489
Language English
Number of Pages 144
Edition 1st