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Out-of-the-Box Leadership (The Soul of Educational Leadership Series)

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Published by Corwin Press .
Written in English


  • Organization & management of education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Administration - General,
  • Leadership,
  • Education / Leadership,
  • Educational leadership,
  • School management and organization

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Edition Notes

ContributionsPaul D. Houston (Editor), Alan M. Blankstein (Editor), Robert W. Cole (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9649631M
ISBN 101412938457
ISBN 109781412938457

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2—— Out-of-the-Box Leadership The role of an educational leader is to build a bridge and lead people across it, because it is only by crossing that bridge that people can find a new place to stand. Housten qxd 1/17/ PM Page 2.   This is a most unusual book on leadership. The premise here is not about leadership approaches, methodologies for managing employees in the workplace, or other business strategy, but is instead a close and powerful look at how we view others and how that view impacts our ability to lead first unusual aspect of this book is the manner in which it is written.5/5(5). LEADERSHIP AND SELF-DECEPTION: getting out of the box Part I—Self-Deception and the “Box” 1. On p Bud continues his conversation with Tom with a question: “‘Remember how I mentioned that you needed to know something about aFile Size: KB. Get this from a library! Out-of-the-box leadership. [Paul D Houston; Alan M Blankstein; Robert W Cole; HOPE Foundation (Bloomington, Ind.); American Association of School Administrators.;] -- In this handbook that combines research and reflective exercises, recognized experts discuss transformative leadership, leadership alternatives, improvements in school reform, and challenges in.

About Leadership and Self-Deception. This third edition of an international bestseller–over 2 million copies sold worldwide and translated into 33 languages–details how its powerful insights on motivation, conflict, and collaboration can benefit organizations as well as individuals. Out-of-the-box leadership transforming the twenty-first century army and other top-performing organizations by James G. Hunt, George E. Dodge, Leonard Wong. Published by Jai Press in Stamford, Conn. Written in EnglishPages: Leadership and Self-Deception uses an entertaining story about an executive facing challenges at work and at home to expose the precise psychological processes that conceal our true motivations and intentions from us and trap us in a “box” of endless self-justification. Most importantly, the book shows us the way out. The book’s central insight—that the key to leadership lays not in /5(). / Thomas J. Sergiovanni --Reflections on leadership: when minds and hearts are open / Kari Cocozzella and Thomas J. Kasper --Out-of-the-box leadership: a reflection on leading educational transformation / Jane A. Kendrick --Through others' eyes: a collaborative model of leadership / Hank Rubin --Embracing the enemy: moving beyond the pain of.