Blundering Leadership: Missteps by School Administrators

Blundering Leadership: Missteps by School Administrators

By: Gayla Holmgren-Hoeller (author), Tamara Arnott (author)Paperback

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This book presents real-life leadership scenarios that resulted in negative outcomes; discusses missteps to avoid; reviews current leadership literature relevant to the scenarios; and provides leadership tips, tools, and self-development exercises in order to aid new leaders in making fewer mistakes that alienate constituents and subordinates and increase the likelihood of failure.

About Author

Tamara Arnott is a licensed public school administrator and educator with twenty years of experience in public, private, non-profit, and for-profit KD12 and higher education settings. Arnott's leadership practice is dedicated to improving the environmental conditions in which teachers and students work and learn daily. Gayla Holmgren-Hoeller has more than twenty-five years in education administration leadership positions, including assistant superintendent, high school principal, assistant principal, and post-secondary administrator. Holmgren-Hoeller has mentored numerous principals, taught education administration classes at the university level, worked extensively with federal grant, and currently works in KD12 accreditation and school improvement.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 I Am the Boss and You Are Not Chapter 3 Do as I Say Not as I Do Chapter 4 Take All the Credit and None of the Blame Chapter 5 Keep the Information Treasure Hidden Chapter 6 Hiding Behind Closed Doors Chapter 7 Sure, I'll Pretend to Listen, or I Would Love to Hear your Thoughts, Concerns,and Suggestions (But Not Really) Chapter 8 My Lack of Planning Is, in Fact, Your Emergency Chapter 9 Be Mysterious: Keep 'Em Guessing Chapter 10 Reconnecting and Rebuilding the Bridges Burnt

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781607094234
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 222
  • ID: 9781607094234
  • weight: 345
  • ISBN10: 1607094231

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