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The Leadership of Schools

Helen M. Gunter

in Leadership and the Reform of Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427670
eISBN:
9781447305606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427670.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter opens by characterising the leadership of schools game by New Labour. Specifically, the importance of leadership as a central feature of reform is established, and specific examples are ... More


Present

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

By the 1980s the leadership industry had gone from incipient to entering a period of rapid growth that has not slowed. In fact, it still accelerates beyond anyone’s early imaginings. Chapter 2 is an ... More


Future

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

The chapter moves from where learning to lead was and is, to where it could go. It explores three domains to which attention must be paid. First is meaning-making—specifically the meaning we make of ... More


Evaluation

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

While most leadership experts seem satisfied with the leadership industry, some are not. Some argue that the industry has not only failed to develop better leaders but has made things worse. Whatever ... More


Professionalization

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This final chapter reminds readers that the book is based on three fundamental assumptions. First, the leadership industry does not take sufficiently seriously its responsibility for teaching people ... More


Teaching Leadership through Town Meeting

Jay Dewey

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses leadership training in Schechter Regional High School. In 2003, the school opened with the specific aims of developing individual accomplishment, Jewish commitment, and ... More


Introduction: Learning Leading—Lame Undertaking

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

The chapter sets the stage for a sharply critical look at the leadership pedagogy that characterizes the leadership industry. It reminds the reader of how trust in leaders, in all leaders, has ... More


Public Managers’ Contribution to Public Service Performance

Lotte B. Andersen, Christian B. Jacobsen, Ulrich T. Jensen, and Heidi H. Salomonse

in Managing for Public Service Performance: How People and Values Make a Difference

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192893420
eISBN:
9780191914683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893420.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

This chapter describes how public managers contribute to public service performance. First, the chapter investigates three critical contextual factors for how public leadership can make a difference ... More


Professionalizing Leadership

Barbara Kellerman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

Leadership is an occupation—not a profession. Why is this? Why have medicine and law evolved into professions that require extended periods of education, training, and development, but not ... More


The Polk School: Intersections of Women’s Labor Leadership Education and the Public Sphere

Emily E. LB. Twarog

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author examines the transformative role of a multiday residential labor school in which she served as director, both for the female participants and for herself: the Regina V. ... More


The Second Voter Education Project, 1965–1969

Evan Faulkenbury

in Poll Power: The Voter Education Project and the Movement for the Ballot in the American South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469652009
eISBN:
9781469651330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652009.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter chronicles the VEP’s impact on black southerners and politics after the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Under the leadership of Vernon Jordan, the VEP went beyond voter registration and ... More


The November 1966 Elections and Coalition Building, Fall 1966 –January 1967

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan

in Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140933
eISBN:
9780813141374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140933.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

Election planning began in even greater earnest. A block captain and precinct leader system was devised and established with the Lorenzis and FDP leaders guiding leadership training. They used a new ... More


An unending movement

Dr. R Balasubramaniam and M N Venkatachaliah

in I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reflects on the development journey of the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), which is dotted with actions and interventions that have gone beyond addressing local issues to ... More


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