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The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership

reviewed by Christine E. Murray - 2002

coverTitle: The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership
Author(s): Michael Fullan et al.
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco
ISBN: 0787952818, Pages: 384, Year: 2000
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This anthology on educational leadership includes articles from many of the leading scholars on educational leadership. It offers both a valuable resource for academicians and practitioners interested in educational leadership and a snapshot of the state of scholarship in this field. The book is divided into five parts addressing various aspects of educational leadership -- with the largest section, containing nine articles, focusing on the traditional leadership positions of the principal and superintendent. The other four parts address the topics of leadership, management, and organizational behavior; diversity and leadership; moral leadership; and shared leadership. Each of these sections includes from two to six articles. Part I of the reader features articles from well-known writers on leadership including John Gardner, Peter Senge, Edward Deming, William Glasser, Rodney Ogawa and Steven Bossert, and Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal. In their own way each of the authors makes the claim that leadership must be broadly framed. John W. Gardner observes in his essay, "The Nature of Leadership," that "leaders must institutionalize their... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 104 Number 1, 2002, p. 1-6
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 10745, Date Accessed: 9/24/2021 8:34:31 PM

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  • Christine Murray
    State University of New York College at Brockport
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    Dr. Christine E. Murray is the Associate Dean of the School of Professions and Associate Professor in the Department of Education and Human Development at SUNY Brockport. Her most recently published book is Teaching in America: The Slow Revolution, co-authored with Gerald Grant. Dr. Murray is currently involved in a research project on teachers and resistant youth.
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