Total Leaders 2.0: Leading in the Age of Empowerment by Charles J. SchwahnTotal Leaders 2.0: Leading in the Age of Empowerment by Charles J. Schwahn

Total Leaders 2.0: Leading in the Age of Empowerment

byCharles J. Schwahn, William G. Spady

Paperback | March 16, 2010

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Total Leaders 2.0 is the twenty-first-century's quick guide to leadership and successful change. It places the best thinking of several dozen, cutting-edge leadership and change gurus of the past two decades into an integrated, compelling, easily understood, and practical leadership framework: the Total Leader 2.0 Model. The model's five domains and fifteen performance roles enable leaders in any field of endeavor to systematically address the challenges of organizational change in today's technologically-driven, dramatically changing world-what the book's first two chapters vividly describe as the Age of Empowerment. This new edition of the widely read Total Leaders book: 1) significantly deepens the theoretical grounding and applicability of the original Total Leader Model, and 2) expands its connection to other significant dimensions of leadership, professionalism, personal empowerment, learning, life, and change. This book provides education leaders with a powerful 'outside the box' perspective on today's pressing educational issues and a systematic process-called strategic design-for moving their organizations from an Industrial Age grounding to an Age of Empowerment way of educating for the twenty-first century.
Charles J. Schwahn has been a serious student of leadership theory and practice for all of his professional career. In addition to his successful tenure as a school superintendent, he has consulted with organizations throughout North America for more than thirty years on the topics of leadership, change, future-focusing, and strategic ...
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Title:Total Leaders 2.0: Leading in the Age of EmpowermentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:154 pages, 9.19 × 6.09 × 0.39 inPublished:March 16, 2010Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1607095319

ISBN - 13:9781607095316

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Welcome to Empowermentland! Chapter 2 Living on the Edge in Empowermentland Chapter 3 Leadership, Change, and Character: Joined at the Hip Chapter 4 Total Leaders: Then and Now Chapter 5 Gearing Up for Your 2.0 Strategic Design Chapter 6 Setting Your 2.0 Strategic Direction Chapter 7 Implementing Your 2.0 Strategic Alignment Chapter 8 Epilogue

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AASA veterans will, no doubt, remember Chuck Schwahn and Bill Spady from the outcome-based education wars of the mid-1990's. Total Leaders 2.0: Leading in the Age of Empowerment is a 10-years-after-NCLB update of their Total Leaders book of 1998..The details are in the work of daily leadership, and the authors lay out the model's five domains and 15 performance roles. While there is not a lot here that an experienced superintendent has not heard before, bringing these ideas together into one framework is helpful, both in implementing key actions in a district and in conceptualizing them in leadership development classes.