General Editors: K. Leithwood, P. Hallinger. Section Editors: G.C. Furman, P. Gronn, P. Hallinger, K. Leithwood, J. Macbeath, B. Mulford, K. Riley. Preface; K. Leithwood, P. Hallinger. Section 1: Leadership Effects and School Improvement: P. Hallinger. Introduction. 1. What Do You Call People With Visions? Vision, Mission, and Goals in School Leadership and Improvement; P. Hallinger, R. Heck. 2. Leading for Change: Building Capacity for Learning; L. Stoll, et al. 3. Conditions Fostering Educational Change; P. Sleegers, et al. 4. The Changing Context of School Leadership: Implications for Paradigm Shift; Y.C. Cheng. 5. An Alternative Perspective of Educational Leadership for Change: Reflections on Native/Indigenous Ways of Knowing; M.K.P. Ah-Nee-Benham, L.A. Napier. 6. Moving School Leadership Beyond Its Narrow Boundaries: Developing a Cross-Cultural Approach; A. Walker, C. Dimmock. Section 2: Leadership In the Creation of Community: G.C. Furman. Introduction. 7. Cross-Cultural Leadership and Communities of Difference: Thinking about Leading in Diverse Schools; C.M. Shields. 8. The Role of Professional Learning Communities in International Education; J.C. Toole, K.S. Louis. 9. The Role of School Governance in the Creation of School Community; R.G. Croninger, B. Malen. 10. Community as Curriculum; R.J. Starratt. Section 3: Leadership In Diverse Contexts: K. Riley, J. Macbeath. 11. Cultural Isomorphs in Theories and Practice of School Leadership; L. Moos. 12. Connecting School Leadership with Teaching, Learning and Parenting in Diverse Cultural Contexts: Western and Asian Perspectives; C. Dimmock, A. Walker. 13. Mission Integrity: Contemporary Challenges for Catholic School Leaders; G. Grace. 14. Lessons from Successful Leadership in Small Schools; G. Southworth. 15. School Leadership and Self-Assessment: Guiding the Agenda for Change; B. Smith. 16. Boundary-breaking Leadership: A Must for Tomorrow's Learning Communities; J.M. Robertson, C.F. Webber. Section 4: Organizational Learning and Leadership: P. Gronn. Introduction. 17. Leadership and School Results; H. Silins, B. Mulford. 18. Strategic Leadership and Cognition; B. Fidler. 19. Distributed Leadership; P. Gronn. 20. From Teamwork to Teamwork in Education; V. Hall. 21. Enhancing Knowledge in Organizations: Developing Capacity and Capability Through Learning and Leadership; T. Seddon, L. Cairns. 22. Organizational Learning, Organizational Problem Solving, and Models of Mind; V.M.J. Robinson. Section 5: The Context for Educational Leadership in the Twenty-First Century: K. Leithwood. Introduction. 23. Scenarios for Leadership and the Public Good in Education; B.J. Caldwell. 24. Leadership Practices for Accountable Schools; K. Leithwood, et al. 25. Postmodern Expressions of Educational Leadership; L. Sackney, C. Mitchell. 26. School Choice and Educational Leadership: Rethinking the Future of Public Schooling; J. Gaskell. 27. Teacher Leadership, Reflective Practice, and School Improvement; C. Day, A. Harris.
Has a broadly international editorship
Brings together new material and fresh, global insights from 55 well-regarded scholars
Contains 34 chapters organized around six leadership themes
Adds a great deal of new information to the first Handbook