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Learning Leadership in a Changing World provides direction and support in the form of the 4R Model of Leadership a theoretically sound, conceptually straightforward, and educationally powerful framework."
This textbook explores the evolution of leadership and organizational behavior theory from traditional, modern, and contemporary perspectives. Organizational Behavior for School Leadership provides a theoretical framework to help emerging leaders build the mental models they need for effective practice. Each chapter offers opportunities for readers to reflect on the ideas and apply their leadership perspective and skills to their own work settings. In this way, this important book helps graduate students in educational leadership understand organizational situations and circumstances, an essential step in making appropriate decisions about people, school operations, and the community that generate improved student and teacher outcomes. Special features include: * Learning Objectives - chapter openers to initiate student thinking. * Case studies and companion rubrics - engage students in applying content to real-life school scenarios. * Reflections and Relevance - interactive learning activities, simulations, and graphic assignments deepen readers' understanding. * PSEL Standards - each chapter aligns with the 2015 Professional Standards for Education Leaders. * Companion Website - includes case studies and rubrics, supplementary materials, additional readings, and PowerPoint slides for instructors.