Inviting Educational Leadership
Fulfilling Potential & Applying an Ethical
Perspective to the Educational Process

School Leadership & Management

By John M. Novak
Financial Times / Pearson Education
December 2002
ISBN: 0-273-65495-0
192 Pages, Illustrated, 6 1/4" x 9 1/4"
$48.50 Paper Original

School leaders worldwide are under increased pressure to apply business approaches to their schools. For this to work best schools need to have in place solid defensible educational goals to enhance their educational values which must be maintained and protected. This book shows how to achieve this by successfully understanding and translating business strategies which can be applied to people, places, policies, programs and processes within a school. This practical book examines the following core subject areas: leadership - shows how business approaches can be interpreted educationally, human resources - looks at the development of human potential, management - provides examples of successful management strategies, change - develops a concept of change based upon 'bettering' educational experiences, educational theory - applies an educational theory of experience, human relations - describes how to develop good relationships with staff within a school, teacher development - presents ways teachers can grow through their work, total quality - interprets total quality in terms of educational experience.

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