This book will help educational leaders and aspiring educational leaders to examine their own values and practice.

The Global Challenge

The global challenge

Why the need for a Global Perspective?

Many studies of educational leadership are concerned with activities at personal, organizational and local levels. This is hardly surprising when a leader's work is normally centred around individuals and the organization within which they work, and it would be a strange literature indeed which did not reflect this fact. Yet as argued earlier, such leadership focus is not just explained by day-to-day work. The larger literature on leadership, which has had considerable influence on education stems primarily from the US business world, is underpinned by values of individualism and personal achievement, and has therefore long understood leadership as the activities of outstanding individuals. Only recently has this literature begun to look beyond the organization ...

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