Motion Leadership: The Skinny on Becoming Change Savvy

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Corwin Press, Nov 25, 2009 - Education - 85 pages
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Create positive motion in your organization by becoming savvy about change!

Michael Fullan, working with effective change leaders, provides the skinny on motion leadership, or how to “move” individuals, institutions, and whole systems forward. Cycling from practice to theory and back again, this easy-to-read book offers examples from Fullan’s global experience to help readers:

  • Understand problems and work with change
  • Mobilize peers to collaborate
  • Specialize in capacity building
  • Promote learning as the work of individuals and organizations
  • Make progress and performance results transparent
  • Earn trust by demonstrating integrity and competence
  • Enable others to become motion leaders

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User Review  - Alexis - Goodreads

9: Excellent advice for leaders in every sector, not just education. Read full review

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User Review  - Dave Moyer - Goodreads

A synopsis of much of Fullan's recent work, this book gets to the bare essence of some of the key principles of change leadership. Read full review


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Consulting Description: Leadership 

An innovative thinker who is sought-after by institutions, publishers, and international think-tanks, Michael Fullan is special advisor on education to Dalton McGuinty, the premier of Ontario. He formerly served as dean and professor emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He holds honorary doctorates from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and from Nipissing University in Canada.


Fullan served as dean of the faculty of education at the University of Toronto from 1988 to 2003, leading two major organizational transformations, including a merger of two large schools of education. He is currently working as adviser and consultant on several major education reform initiatives around the world.


He bases his work on research and practice on both the public and private sectors, finding an increasing convergence in this literature. He has written several bestsellers on leadership and change that have been translated into several languages. Four of his books have won book of the year awards, and his publications have been translated into several languages.

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