Über den Autor
Patricia Clark White has been superintendent of three California school districts, a national and international consultant and presenter, and an executive coach for leaders dealing with political issues. Thomas R. Harvey served as dean of organizational leadership at the University of La Verne in California. He is the author of several books including Checklist for Change; The Practical Decision Maker; Building Teams, Building People; and the The Soul of Leadership. Lawrence Kemper has served as board member and state president of the Association of California School Administrators and superintendent in four school districts.
Part 1 Part I: Developing Your Political Intelligence Chapter 2 The Politically Intelligent Leader Defined Chapter 3 External Political Strategies Chapter 4 Internal Strategies Part 5 Part II: Analyzing Political Styles Chapter 6 Understanding Your Own Political Style Chapter 7 Working Effectively with Other Political Styles Part 8 Part III: Staying on an Ethical Course in Politically Charged Situations Chapter 9 The Politically Ethical Leader Chapter 10 Dealing with Special Public Sector Groups Chapter 11 Digging your Way Out of a Political Hole Part 12 Part IV: Pulling it All Together Chapter 13 Practicing What We Preach Chapter 14 Epilogue Chapter 15 Appendix: Inventory of Political Styles
The Politically Intelligent Leader will help leaders at all levels understand how to operate ethically during politically volatile times and how to deal with the special groups that are unique to the educational setting elected boards, citizen groups, unions, and volunteers. And when a political crisis arises, there's some advice on how to come out of it "alive."