Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Education: Theory into Practice

Hardcover | July 31, 2011

byWilliam A. Owings, Leslie S. Kaplan

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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...

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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 transfe...

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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 a...

William A. Owings, Ed.D. has been an elementary and high school principal, assistant superintendent and school district superintendent and is currently a professor of educational leadership and graduate program director at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.  Together with his co-author, Leslie S. Kaplan, Owings has published ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 9.3 × 7.7 × 1.4 inPublished:July 31, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0137050445

ISBN - 13:9780137050444

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Table of Contents

Prologue

 

Chapter 1. Historical Overview of Leadership’s Role

Chapter 2. Historical Overview of Leadership in Organizations

Chapter 3. A New View of Leadership in Organizations

Chapter 4. Leadership Theories

Chapter 5. Leadership, Communication, and Vision

Chapter 6. Leadership and Motivation

Chapter 7. Leadership as Developing Capacity

Chapter 8. Leadership, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Chapter 9. Leadership and Resource Allocation

Chapter 10. Formative and Summative Evaluation Issues in Educational Leadership

Chapter 11. Ethics, Integrity, and Social Justice in Leadership

Chapter 12. Developing a an Educational Leader

 

Index