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Leading and Managing People in Education

Third Edition


June 2013 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'This cutting-edge publication is drawn on international research and practice, and undoubtedly encourages reflection and personal development. The authors are experts in the field of education leadership and management.'
- Professor Raj Mestry, University of Johannesburg

The Third Edition of this successful and respected book covers leadership and management of people at all levels in educational organisations. It contains up-to-date research and literature, covering the entire spectrum of educational institutions.

This new and revised edition:

  • deals with issues such as succession planning, leadership development and diversity
  • has an enhanced focus on international trends, examples and research
  • acknowledges the changing English context, including the shift to system leadership, academies and free schools
  • covers changes in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

The book will be of great interest to postgraduate students, researchers and academics; candidates on professional leadership qualifications; middle and senior managers, and aspiring leaders in schools and colleges.

Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Warwick, UK and Visiting Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

David Middlewood is a Research Fellow at The University of Warwick.


 
PART ONE: SETTING THE SCENE
 
The Context for Leadership and Management
 
Models of Educational Leadership
 
Leading and Managing the Whole Workforce
 
PART TWO: KEY CONCEPTS
 
Organizational Cultures
 
Organizational Structure and Roles
 
Leading and Managing for Diversity
 
Motivation and Job Satisfaction
 
Leading and Managing through Teams
 
PART THREE: KEY PROCESSES
 
Recruitment and Selection
 
Induction and Retention
 
Mentoring and Coaching
 
Leading and Managing People for Performance
 
Organizational Learning and Professional Development
 
Succession Planning and Leadership Development
 
Author index
 
Subject index

A very useful book for any student studying leadership and management within education.

Dr Janet Oti
School of Education (Caerleon), University of Wales, Newport
June 26, 2013

An up to date book specifically generated for leading and managing people in education; this is particularly useful as books tend to be generic to business. Useful sub headings.

Mrs Claire Pescott
Dept of Care & Continuing Education, Ystrad Mynach College
June 24, 2013
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Chapter One: The context for leadership and management


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