Så arbetar framtidens företag – och deras chefer. En annan verksamhetslogik - ett annat sätt att leda. Cheating or Resourceful? – The Principal of Change. As I was watching students build a “cotton ball sling-shot” with items that they had, I was sitting there looking at what was in front of them and all I wanted to do was Google how to make something.
I actually tweeted the following out: 4 Major Types of Educational Leadership The Edvocate. There are four major styles of leadership which apply well in the educational setting.
While each of these styles has its good points, there is a wide berth of variation, and in fact transformational leadership is truly an amalgamation of the best attributes of the other three. Let’s explore how servant leadership, transactional leadership and emotional leadership compare to transformational leadership. 1. Servant Leadership Servant Leadership takes the focus from the end goal to the people who are being led.
Leaders Set the Pace Through Their Expectations and Example. Many years ago, I interviewed for what turned out to be my very first job managing people.
Ledarskap i skolans värld: Rektors ledarskap vid skolutveckling. Brave Leadership: What It Takes To Create A Culture Of Courage. What Are Your Values? - Decision-Making Skills Training from MindTools.com. Deciding What's Most Important in Life Find out how to identify your values, in this short video.
How would you define your values? Before you answer this question, you need to know what, in general, values are. 4 Steps to Living Your Leadership Legacy. Honor.
Courage. Humility. Integrity. Loving. Fun. Leadership Is About Enabling The Full Potential In Others. Michael Fullan at BLC14 - The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact. Starting with Relationships, Focus on Learning. Definition av pedagogiskt ledarskap. Find the Coaching in Criticism. Feedback is crucial.
That’s obvious: It improves performance, develops talent, aligns expectations, solves problems, guides promotion and pay, and boosts the bottom line. But it’s equally obvious that in many organizations, feedback doesn’t work. A glance at the stats tells the story: Only 36% of managers complete appraisals thoroughly and on time. In one recent survey, 55% of employees said their most recent performance review had been unfair or inaccurate, and one in four said they dread such evaluations more than anything else in their working lives. When senior HR executives were asked about their biggest performance management challenge, 63% cited managers’ inability or unwillingness to have difficult feedback discussions.
Most companies try to address these problems by training leaders to give feedback more effectively and more often. Why Feedback Doesn’t Register What makes receiving feedback so hard? Leadership Lessons from the Banking Upheaval. Guest post from Jean-Marc Laouchez, Hay Group: “Banking is no longer somewhere that you go, it’s something that you do.” - Brett King, Banking 3.0 When was the last time you visited a bank branch?
My kids have never seen the inside of one. Chances are they never will. Brett King’s quote sums up the total revolution sweeping through financial services. Six Paths to Better Leadership. Photo credit: iStockPhoto We know a lot about effective leadership in education -- and we keep learning the same lessons over and over.
Between 1989 and 2000, Mark Goldberg interviewed 43 leaders across a spectrum of positions in or related to education. He spoke with men and women of varied ethnicity and age, some for whom English was not their first or even primary language. David Gergen, in 2000, published Eyewitness to Power, summarizing his perspective on leadership after having served in the White House for several presidents from both political parties. Though derived from a wider range of proven examples, the lessons learned have great resonance because they can apply to education. The Myers-Briggs Illuminated for the Workplace. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is the hands-down, best-known assessment out there for understanding individual psychological tendencies.
Skolans drivkrafter : Att leda in i det okända. The Obsolete Tech Director. The role of the typical school district technology director has become obsolete.
Speak with your average teacher in many school districts in America, and you’ll find the technology department is better known for getting in the way than for serving the educational needs of both staff and students. Many technology departments, led by obsolete tech directors, are inadvertently inhibiting learning. The mantra of ‘lock it and block it’ no longer works in a 21st century digital learning environment. The Principalship:The Changing Role of the Technology Director. Like many educators in my current position—school technology directors, chief technology officers, or others who have responsibility for all things that plug in, use batteries, beep, or depend on a digital network—I never imagined this as a job when I was growing up. My high school guidance counselor in 1970 did not suggest this as a career choice because such a job did not exist then.
Even when I was hired by my current school district in 1991, my title was "audiovisual director," and I replaced a fellow whose primary tasks were silk-screening school logos on record players, developing black-and-white film, stocking overhead projector lamps, and supervising the guy who fixed 16mm film projectors. Although my previous experience in education was as an English teacher and librarian, my same-age peers have come to technology leadership positions through a number of pathways, with math and science teaching being the most common. The connected leader. HBR: How Poor Leaders Become Good Leaders They improved their communication effectiveness.They made an effort to share their knowledge and expertise more widely.
They developed a broader perspective.They began to encourage cooperation rather than competition. These four skills, of the nine identified by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman, are some of the core skills for connected leaders. Leadership, like culture, is an emergent property of people working together. For example, trust only emerges if knowledge is shared and diverse points of view are accepted. In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks are the best organizing principle. Strategisk planering och pedagogisk helhetsidé. Skolans drivkrafter : Att leda in i det okända. School Leaders: Guiding Teachers into the Digital Age. Image credit: iStockphoto We all know that leadership is important in education. Without strong leadership, education initiatives tend to crash and burn. Consider professional learning. Leadership is one of Learning Forward's seven Standards for Professional Learning -- evidence-based standards that outline the characteristics of professional learning that lead to effective teaching practices and improved student learning.
This standard holds that leaders develop their own and others' capacity to learn and lead professional learning, advocate for it, provide support systems, and distribute leadership and responsibility for its effectiveness and results. I thought about this standard while reading a recent evaluation of an on-demand computer-based professional learning application. Personality types.