Leadership And Teams: The Missing Piece Of The Educational Reform Puzzle

Paperback | January 4, 2013

byLyle Kirtman

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Leadership and Teams: The Missing Piece of the Educational Reform Puzzle offers a new perspective on educational leadership and pinpoints seven key competencies leaders need to succeed in education today. Drawing on theory from education and industry, the author presents a broader view of leadership by focusing on universal traits that yield consistent results regardless of the environment. Chapters outline how to assess your leadership style, build high performance teams, improve the hiring process, and avoid common pitfalls. Case studies and development plans help readers apply leadership concepts to specific education challenges.

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Leadership and Teams: The Missing Piece of the Educational Reform Puzzle offers a new perspective on educational leadership and pinpoints seven key competencies leaders need to succeed in education today. Drawing on theory from education and industry, the author presents a broader view of leadership by focusing on universal traits t...

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                                Leadership and Teams: The Missing Piece of the Educational Reform Puzzle by Lyle J. Kirtman     Leadership and Teams: The Missing Piece of the Educational Reform Puzzle offers a new perspective on educational leadership. Using data and research, it pinpoints seven key competencies leader...

Lyle J. Kirtman, CEO of Future Management Systems Inc., has been a leadership development consultant for 30 years. Future Management Systems specializes in conflict management, coaching, executive searches, and strategic planning. Examples of the varied clients that Future Management Systems has served beyond education include Environ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.9 × 7.3 × 0.6 inPublished:January 4, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

  1. Educational Change for a World of Urgency and Accountability: Why Our Best Leaders Succeed Now!
  2. Successful Leaders Challenge the Status Quo: Conforming is Less Risky, but Does It Work?
  3. Who are you as a Leader? Appearances Aren't Always the Real Story.
  4. The Reality of Practicing Being a High Performing Leader: When Theory Meets Real Life, It is Not Always Pretty.
  5. Beginning the Hard Work of Improving your Leadership; When Do I Start to Take Control of a Runaway Train?
  6. Hiring the Right Leaders that will Get Results. Stop the Insanity Now: It is Time for a New Hiring Process.
  7. Building your Leadership Development Plan (LDP): Customized Action Plans that Allow You to Take Charge Now!

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"Lyle Kirtman’s Leadership and Teams: The Missing Piece of the Educational Reform Puzzle, is a needed and welcome addition to the many previous books on leadership in modern-day education. Readers will find it informative, insightful, and most important, immediately useful." -Robert J. Marzano, CEO, Marzano Research Laboratory and co-author of School Leadership That Works     “I would recommend this book as a must read in any leadership course...a must have book for superintendents.”   “I am a 20 year leader with 12 years in my current assignment. After reading this book I was inspired to self-reflect and share ideas from the book with colleagues. I have made a personal commitment to push for coaching and support for administrators in this region.”    -Margarete Couture, Elementary Principal, South Seneca Elementary School, Interlaken, NY