Leveraging Chaos: The Mysteries of Leadership and Policy Revealed by John R. ShoupLeveraging Chaos: The Mysteries of Leadership and Policy Revealed by John R. Shoup

Leveraging Chaos: The Mysteries of Leadership and Policy Revealed

byJohn R. Shoup, Susan Clark Studer

Paperback | September 16, 2010

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John R. Shoup and Susan Clark Studer explore the rules and patterns that govern complex systems that, when properly understood and applied, result in more effective leadership than what is offered from traditional leadership models. Their book is designed to equip leaders with the knowledge and skills to operate successfully in complex environments at both the micro (organizational) and macro (policy) level. Leveraging Chaos offers a dynamic interpretation of educational history and reform that will equip policy makers to implement a more balanced management of the educational pendulum.
John R. Shoup serves as an associate dean in the School of Education at California Baptist University in Riverside California. He has authored one book on leadership development, teaches leadership and policy at the graduate level, and has conducted workshops on leadership development and best practices from complexity science. Susan ...
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Title:Leveraging Chaos: The Mysteries of Leadership and Policy RevealedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 9.07 × 6.1 × 0.53 inPublished:September 16, 2010Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1607097575

ISBN - 13:9781607097570

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Complexity Simplified Chapter 2 Complexity at Work in the American Educational System Chapter 3 Leveraging Complexity at the Policy Level Chapter 4 Leveraging Complexity at the Organizational Level

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Shoup and Studer detail the seven features of complex adaptive systems in a manner which serves to illuminate and clarify these systems for the reader. Complexity theory is then applied to a history of education, providing useful insights and practices supporting dynamic educational leadership and policy planning.