Educational Leadership: Global Contexts and International Comparisons

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Emerald Group Publishing, 2009 - Education - 418 pages
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Various definitions of leadership have transformed the way that educators around the world think about teaching, administration, and policy over the years. This title investigates the changing face of educational leadership from comparative and international perspectives.
 

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Contents

Transforming principal identity through culturally contextualized training
1
A comparative study of US and Ugandan school administrators
49
A cancer infecting the corpus of educational leadership in many West African countries
81
A study of the perceptions of its impact on the acquired leadership skills of expatriate Nigerian postgraduates
123
Views from Australia and New Zealand
153
Do preferred influence tactics and targeted goals differ by national culturequest
191
Womens leadership in Finland and the United States
221
Chapter 8 Developing leaders among women religious in Africa
245
Findings from an international study
273
Exploring school leaders views of relationship and rulebased governance
303
Chapter 11 Comparisons between transformational leadership and the Confucian idea of transformation
343
Chapter 12 Issues in Educational Administration in Mexico
377
Chapter 13 Is educational leadership a nationalcontextual field of studyquest Some insights from an analysis of the fields major journals
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