Lead Me, I Dare You!: Managing Resistance to School Change, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Lead Me, I Dare You!

Managing Resistance to School Change, 1st Edition

By Sherrell Bergmann, Judith Brough


144 pages

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This original book shows you how to understand and collaborate with the most difficult members of your staff. Tied together by real-world "success stories" about school change and succinct leadership tips, the parctical advice in this book is supported by research and is presented in a conversational style.

Table of Contents


Defining the Degree of Followership

Identifying Reluctant Followers: Who Are They and Why Do They Refuse to Follow the Leaders?

Assessing the Impact of Personality on Leading and Following

Defining Leadership Characteristics and The Impact on Reluctant Followers

Motivating Reluctant Followers

Minimizing the Dare: Strategies for Communicating With Reluctant Followers

Helping Followers Become Leaders

Confronting Those Who Will Not Change: Who Killed Learning in the Seventh Grade?


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