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Leading the Strategically Focused School

Leading the Strategically Focused School
Success and Sustainability

Second Edition

April 2011 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Drawing upon Brent Davies's extensive experience in presenting nationally and internationally to school leaders, this book distils the collective wisdom from educationalists across the globe. Updated with new international examples and references and a significant new chapter on developing strategic talent in schools, the book has been described as a 'must read' for existing and aspiring school leaders.

The book focuses on:

" establishing processes for building whole school involvement

" strategic approaches to build capacity in your school

" building and sustaining strategic leadership throughout the school

" developing strategic talent in schools

" characteristics of strategically focused schools

This book is an indispensable read for school leaders who want to focus on bringing sustainable improvement to their school.

Dr Brent Davies is Professor of Leadership Development at the University of Hull.

What Is Meant by Leading for Sustainable Strategic Success?
Start with Values and Beliefs
Strategic Processes: Overview
Strategic Processes: Conceptualizing
Strategic Processes: Engaging the People
Strategic Processes: Articulating
Strategic Approaches
Strategic Leadership
Developing Strategic Leadership
Deploying and Implementing Strategy
A Strategically Focused School

This is a thoughtfully structured book which will be a helpful guide for those involved in management in schools.

Mrs Sue James
Swansea School of Education, Swansea Metropolitan University
July 10, 2012

This is highly recommended reading for the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Leadership. It is well structured, good use of explanatory diagrams.

Dr Mary Casey
Nursing , University College Dublin
July 13, 2011

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1

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