What’s missing in education reform in the United States? The answer is leadership; specifically, the ability of school and district leaders to construct and continually nurture a culture of sustained high performance. A true leader needs to have not only a vision of the desired culture, but the skills and information necessary to make that vision a reality. Providing a combined 70 years of classroom and administrative experience, renowned authors James Guthrie and Patrick Schuermann offer a practice-based approach, grounded in research and theory, to achieving and maintaining an atmosphere of success in schools through effective leadership.
Chapter 5: Resource Deployment and School Culture
Resource Deployment and School Culture
In this chapter a reader will learn about the following:
- An “investment frame of mind” regarding resources and school culture
- The unique nature of “psychic” resources in shaping organization culture
- The nature of “material” resources possibly available to a change agent
- Processes by which “material” resources are conventionally ...