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The Leadership Paradox

Balancing Logic and Artistry in Schools


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The Leadership Paradox by Terrence E Deal
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"A distinctive, playful, and insightful look at the art and craftof leading a modern-day school." --Roland S. Barth, educator and author of Improving Schools fromWithin "Reality-based cases and concepts worthy of reflection by all whoare interested in improving school leadership.'' --Linton Deck, director of education and nonprofit applications, Center for Creative Leadership "Required reading for those who are or aspire to be principals andfor those who prepare, train, or supervise them." --Laraine Roberts, director of research and development, CaliforniaSchool Leadership Academy Rather than view leadership and management as opposing factions, this book shows how the two ideals can serve as complements inbuilding powerful school culture. The authors share real-lifestories and examples of school leaders who have learned to adopt abifocal approach and integrate the contradictions of their work.

Author Biography

TERRENCE E. DEAL is Irving R. Melbo professor of education at the Rossier School, University of Southern California. He is author or coauthor of numerous books, including the best-selling Leading with Soul and The New Corporate Culture. KENT D. PETERSON is professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and founding director of the Vanderbilt Principals' Institute. He is author or coauthor of several books, including Shaping School Culture.
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September 5th, 2000
Country of Publication
United States
Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
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