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Leadership and organizational behavior in education : theory into practice /
William A. Owings, Leslie S. Kaplan.
imprint
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, ©2012.
description
xxii, 553 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN
0137050445, 9780137050444
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imprint
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, ©2012.
isbn
0137050445
9780137050444
contents note
Historical overview of leadership's role -- Historical overview of leadership in organizations -- Change theory and leadership in educational organizations -- Leadership theories -- Leadership, communication and vision -- Leadership and motivation -- Leadership as developing human capital -- Leadership, conflict, problem solving and decision making -- Leadership and resource allocation -- Formative and summative evaluation issues in leadership -- Ethics, integrity and social justice in leadership -- Developing as an educational leader.
catalogue key
8444015
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Designed for aspiring school leaders, administrators, and supervisors, Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice presents an overview of the principles of school leadership, as well as specific theories behind organizational behavior key to courses in Supervision and Instructional Leadership. Theories are presented and applied using a set of pedagogical features that inspire critical thinking, evaluation, and comprehension and lead to informed practice on the part of all learners. Key Features include: " ISLLC Standards alignment in each chapter, and an easy-to-access rubric that locates each standard, found on the inside front cover. " A Principal Quality Rubric, unique to this book, that rates acquired skills of aspiring principals against the ISLLC Standards. " A detailed case study beginning each chapter that illustrates key concepts in practice. " Synthesis of relevant research and literature that directs understanding of history and theory towards applied practice. " A clear and comprehensive writing style that appeals to instructors and students of all levels. Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice is an ideal resource for aspiring school leaders who wish to innovate, educate, and make a difference.
Back Cover Copy
Designed for aspiring school leaders, administrators, and supervisors, Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice presents an overview of the principles of school leadership, as well as specific theories behind organizational behavior key to courses in Supervision and Instructional Leadership. Theories are presented and applied using a set of pedagogical features that inspire critical thinking, evaluation, and comprehension and lead to informed practice on the part of all learners. Key Features include: · ISLLC Standards alignment in each chapter, and an easy-to-access rubric that locates each standard, found on the inside front cover. · A Principal Quality Rubric, unique to this book, that rates acquired skills of aspiring principals against the ISLLC Standards. · A detailed case study beginning each chapter that illustrates key concepts in practice. · Synthesis of relevant research and literature that directs understanding of history and theory towards applied practice. · A clear and comprehensive writing style that appeals to instructors and students of all levels. Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice is an ideal resource for aspiring school leaders who wish to innovate, educate, and make a difference.
Back Cover Copy
Designed for aspiring school leaders, administrators, and supervisors, Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice presents an overview of the principles of school leadership, as well as specific theories behind organizational behavior key to courses in Supervision and Instructional Leadership. Theories are presented and applied using a set of pedagogical features that inspire critical thinking, evaluation, and comprehension and lead to informed practice on the part of all learners. Key Features include: ISLLC Standards alignment in each chapter, and an easy-to-access rubric that locates each standard, found on the inside front cover. A Principal Quality Rubric, unique to this book, that rates acquired skills of aspiring principals against the ISLLC Standards. A detailed case study beginning each chapter that illustrates key concepts in practice. Synthesis of relevant research and literature that directs understanding of history and theory towards applied practice. A clear and comprehensive writing style that appeals to instructors and students of all levels. Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Theory into Practice is an ideal resource for aspiring school leaders who wish to innovate, educate, and make a difference.
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This title puts theory into practice in a readable, teachable, relevant, and timely look at actual leadership behaviours through numerous case studies and personal experiences.
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&>Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Education puts theory into practice in a readable, teachable, relevant, and timely look at actual leadership behaviors through numerous case studies and personal experiences. Readers get a firm understanding of the information and how to relate it to their own personal experiences or transfer it to new situations. The author addresses a number of "hot topics" in leadership and describes how to apply the concepts in actual work settings, now or in the future...
Long Description
Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Education puts theory into practice in a readable, teachable, relevant, and timely look at actual leadership behaviors through numerous case studies and personal experiences. Readers get a firm understanding of the information and how to relate it to their own personal experiences or transfer it to new situations. The author addresses a number of "hot topics" in leadership and describes how to apply the concepts in actual work settings, now or in the future.
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&>Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Education puts theory into practice in a readable, teachable, relevant, and timely look at actual leadership behaviors through numerous case studies and personal experiences. Readers get a firm understanding of the information and how to relate it to their own personal experiences or transfer it to new situations. The author addresses a number of “hot topics” in leadership and describes how to apply the concepts in actual work settings, now or in the future...
Main Description
Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Education puts theory into practice in a readable, teachable, relevant, and timely look at actual leadership behaviors through numerous case studies and personal experiences. Readers get a firm understanding of the information and how to relate it to their own personal experiences or transfer it to new situations. The author addresses a number of “hot topics” in leadership and describes how to apply the concepts in actual work settings, now or in the future.

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