Getting to the Heart of Leadership: Emotion and Educational Leadership


Megan Crawford

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    for Philip with much love


    This book would not have happened without my own emotional coherence, both in the process of writing, in the research work I did, and in encouraging me to become involved in academic life. I would like to thank: Marianne Coleman, for all her help with the thinking; my colleagues at the Institute of Education, especially Peter Earley, Derek Glover and Louise Stoll for supporting the writing process; Ron Glatter, for getting me started and encouraging me to continue; and my family for their support.

    I also want to thank Matthew Waters at Sage who has been so helpful throughout.

    Finally, I would like to thank all the headteachers who shared their time, their lives and their thoughts on headship with me. Some are included in depth in this book, but without all of you this book would not have been written.

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