A Model for Renewing and Strengthening Schools and Districts
As educators move further into the 21st century and grapple with new and unprecedented challenges, schools and districts require a model of change leadership that responds to fluctuating environmental realities. In Deep Change Leadership, author Douglas Reeves provides teachers and administrators with just that, outlining a model that is composed of the following four phases:
…and all dependent on staff engagement and inquiry. Reeves equips readers with the knowledge, practices and reflective tools that will allow them to set in motion effective change initiatives and make keen course corrections along the way.
- Discover the principal impediments to effective change leadership, including fragmentation and the myth of universal buy-in
- Explore the pain intrinsic to change, as well as the joy that can accompany change
- Study the characteristics of deep change leadership, which involve deciding what values and traditions do not change, supplementing passion with purpose and narrowing one’s focus
- Learn how to make sound course corrections and avoid mistakes in change leadership
- Review and respond to end-of-chapter questions along the deep change journey
About the Author:
Douglas Reeves, PhD, has worked with education, business, non-profit and government organisations throughout the world. He is the author of more than 30 books and more than 100 articles on leadership and organisational effectiveness.