Rethinking Leadership: A Collection of Articles

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Corwin Press, 2007 - 175 pages
In this updated collection of revolutionary articles, Sergiovanni encourages school leaders to discover the craft of moral leadership, practice effective instructional leadership, and build strong learning communities.

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Contents

Leadership as a Moral Craft
1
Administering as a Moral Craft
19
New Sources of Leadership Authority
36
Leadership as Stewardship
49
The Developmental Stages of Leadership
61
Why Transformational Leadership Works
72
The Roots of School Leadership
82
Leading the Learning Community
97
Leadership as a Practice
112
Enhancing Collegiality and Intrinsic Motivation
120
The Eight Basic Competencies
134
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Thomas J. Sergiovanni is Lillian Radford Professor of Education at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, where he teaches in the school leadership program and in the five-year teacher education program. Sergiovanni received his master’s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, his Doctor of Education degree from the University of Rochester, and honorary degrees from the University of San Diego and State University of New York. Prior to joining the faculty at Trinity, he was on the faculty of education administration at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, for 19 years, and he chaired the department for seven years. A former associate editor of Educational Administration Quarterly, Sergiovanni serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education and Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice. Among his recent books are Moral Leadership (1992), Building Community in Schools (1994), Leadership for the Schoolhouse (1996), The Lifeworld of Leadership: Creating Culture, Community, and Personal Meaning in Our Schools (2000), Supervision: A Redefinition (2002), and Strengthening the Heartbeat: Leading and Learning Together in Schools (2005).

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