Leadership Case Studies in Education

Leadership Case Studies in Education

By: Marie E. Lee (author), Peter G. Northouse (author)Paperback

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Leadership Case Studies in Education looks at leadership through the eyes of educators. The text examines how the major theories and models of leadership apply to education. Taking a clear, concise, and informative approach, Peter G. Northouse, Marie Lee, and contributors from all levels of the education discipline provide readers with real-world case studies that illustrate the complex leadership challenges and issues facing educators today. Engaging, practical, and relevant, Leadership Case Studies in Education is the perfect companion for educational leadership courses.

About Author

Peter G. Northouse, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Communication in the School of Communication at Western Michigan University. In addition to publications in professional journals, he is the author of Leadership: Theory and Practice (now in its seventh edition) and Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice (now in its third edition) and coauthor of Health Communication: Strategies for Health Professionals (now in its third edition). His scholarly and curricular interests include models of leadership, leadership assessment, ethical leadership, and leadership and group dynamics. For more than 30 years, he has taught courses in leadership, interpersonal communication, and organizational communication to both undergraduate and graduate students. Currently, he is a consultant and lecturer on trends in leadership research, leadership development, and leadership education. He holds a doctorate in speech communication from the University of Denver, and master's and bachelor's degrees in communication education from Michigan State University.


Chapter 1: Introduction Case Studies Balancing the Workload President Severs, You're Fired Chapter 2: Trait Approach Case Studies Hiring a New Assistant Middle School Principal Why Can't Darin Lead? Chapter 3: Skills Approach Case Studies Before Barb Burns Out Picking a Program Leader Chapter 4: Behavioral Approach Case Studies Springfield Day School Mentoring Jack Chapter 5: Situational Approach Case Studies A Tale of Two Teams Integration Hesitation Chapter 6: Path-Goal Theory Case Studies Implementing a New Model for Education Conflict with the Dean Chapter 7: Leader-Member Exchange Theory Case Studies Favoritism in the Classroom Who Gets to Be the Student Consultants? Chapter 8: Transformational Leadership Case Studies Creating a Magnet School Is Charisma Enough for President Stelar? Chapter 9: Authentic Leadership Case Studies Parents, Principals, and Playgrounds: Oh my! Sister Angela, Campus Minister Chapter 10: Servant Leadership Case Studies Stewardship Abounds A Model Campus Chapter 11: Adaptive Leadership Case Studies Pride, Policies and Promise Saving Save the Whales and Seals Chapter 12: Psychodynamic Approach Case Studies We're All Comrades Here `They Are Freezing Me Out, Professor Johnson' Chapter 13: Leadership Ethics Case Studies Please Consider My Daughter `Cut Her Some Slack' Chapter 14: Team Leadership Case Studies School Improvement Team Troubles The Accreditation Team Chapter 15: Gender & Leadership Case Studies `My Girl' The Executive Leadership Team Chapter 16: Culture & Leadership Case Studies Empty Playground Welcome to the Heartland

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781483373256
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781483373256
  • ISBN10: 1483373258

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