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Making the Right Decisions

A Guide for School Leaders, 1st Edition

By Charles Joseph, Douglas Fiore


160 pages

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This book provides a road map for school leaders as they engage in their single most important leadership skill: decision making. With practical examples, it demonstrates how to create a positive school culture, spur school improvement, and make decisions in the context of NCLB.

Table of Contents

-Setting the Stage for the Right Decisions

-Creating a Positive School Culture

-Culture, Climate, and Decision Making

-A Model for Individual Decisions

-When Two (or More) Heads Are Better Than One

-Who Are Some of These Stakeholders?

-Rationality in Decision Making

-The Importance of Feeling Empowered and the Power to Empower

-Faculty Buy-In: Appropriately Using Teacher Leaders

-Parent Participation: Gaining Support For Decisions

-Decisions and School Improvement

-Decisions and School Bureaucracies

-In Summary: We Are Family

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