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Author Marazza, Lawrence L., author.

Title The 5 essentials of organizational excellence : maximizing schoolwide student achievement and performance / Lawrence L. Marazza
Published Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin Press, 2003
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Contents ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1 -- The Missing Essential Connections to Educational Excellence""; ""Unconnected Systems""; ""Thinking and Planning Strategically""; ""Benchmarking for Excellence""; ""Leading Collaboratively""; ""Engaging the Public""; ""Standards-Based Governance and Quality Assurance""; ""The Integrated Essentials""; ""The Power of Consensus""; ""Random Acts of Improvement""; ""Summary""; ""Chapter 2 -- The Power of Thinking and Planning Strategically""; ""Commitment by Governance""; ""Strategic Planning Survey""
""At the Core of Collaborative Success""""Leadership and Followership""; ""Leadership Needed Today""; ""Collaborative Leadership Survey""; ""Principles Governing a Principal�s Work""; ""Legitimate Followership""; ""Local Leadership Academy""; ""Environmental Leadership Perception Inventory""; ""Systems Thinking""; ""Summary""; ""Chapter 5 -- Engage the Public in a Productive and Proactive Manner""; ""Nine Factors of Engagement""; ""Public Involvement""; ""Building Principals and the Nine Factors""; ""Deeper Public Involvement""; ""Public Engagement Survey""
""Integrated Management Systems Designed for Student Excellence, Using Benchmarking and Competitive Intelligence to Achieve Excellence""""Benchmarking Survey""; ""Summary""; ""Chapter 4 -- Lead Collaboratively for Combined Wisdom""; ""Transforming Leadership""; ""Transforming the Principalship""; ""Change Comes from the Edge""; ""The Role of Personality Preferences in the Restructured Organization""; ""The Interpersonal Dynamics of Collaboration""; ""Retro-Programs, Sacred Cows""; ""Collaborative Organizations""; ""Organizational Characteristics of a Professional Bureaucracy""
""Preparing for Strategic Planning""""The Power of Conversation in Public Education""; ""The Politics of Strategic Planning""; ""Training the Stakeholders""; ""The Mission and Building Principals""; ""Personal Investment in the Plan""; ""Public Engagement in Communicating the Plan""; ""Summary""; ""Chapter 3 -- Benchmark for Excellence Using the Sterling System""; ""Benchmarking, Intelligence, and the Sterling System""; ""Student-Results Benchmarking""; ""Benchmark for Organizational Success""
""S.W.A.T. Teams: Schools Where Achievement Thrives""""Kitchen Talks""; ""School Block Talk""; ""Principal-Led Parental Collaboration""; ""Summary""; ""Chapter 6 -- Govern by Standards Developed with the Stakeholders""; ""Building Principals and the Need for Standards of Excellence""; ""Developing Standards of Excellence Consistent with School Vision""; ""Govern by Standards""; ""The Governance Model""; ""Standards of Excellence Survey""; ""Summary""; ""Chapter 7 -- Empower Integrated Management Systems with Five Essential Skills""
Summary The essential strategies presented in this resource explore the necessity for building strong relationships among and between administrators, teachers, parents, and the community
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Academic achievement -- United States.
School improvement programs -- United States.
School management and organization -- United States.
Academic achievement.
Administration scolaire.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Leadership éducationnel.
Réforme pédagogique.
Réussite scolaire.
School improvement programs.
School management and organization.
United States.
Genre/Form Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 148336058X
Other Titles Five essentials of organizational excellence