Chris Jansen (www.Ideacreation.org) - "Leadership concepts"
Leadership ConceptsJiangXi Educational Management Programme Chris Jansen – University of Canterbury
Overview• Leadership competency models• Leadership vs Management• The impact of educationalleadership on student achievement
Make a list of all the typesof leadership you canrecall…Ie: transactional leadershipdistributed leadership…
Leadership LiteratureLeadership as a concept has been widely studied from multiple professionalviewpoints. • In excess of 3000 studies focusing on leadership Stoghill (1990) • UC Library database has record of 14 international journals with “Leadership” in the title • Burns (1978, 2003), Kouzes & Posner (2002), Fairholm (1998), Senge (2004), Covey (2004), Goleman (1996), Bass (1990), Seligman (2004), Buckingham (2001), Senge (2004), Zenger & Folkman (2002), Jung (2003), Jaworski (1996), Collins (2001, 2005), Cammock(2001,2008), etc Range of Leadership Models; • Transactional, Transformational, Instructional, Moral, Participative, Situational, Distributed • Leaders as learners • Personal vs professional leadership, Servant leadership / Level 5 Leadership, Sustainable Leadership 5
ACEL Framework(Australian Council of Educational Leadership)
Developing Chinese Leaders in the 21st Century“Lessons of experiences – China research project: 2007-2009”Based on interviews with 55 top-level executives from 6 China basedcompanies (state controlled and private)Identified:•Events – key drivers of leadership development, experiences that drivelearning and change•Lessons - represent a shift in attitudes, values, knowledge, behaviour orskill level – due to the key developmental events
Which of theseleadership eventshave also beensignificant in yourdevelopment as aleader?
What similar lessonshave you learnt fromthese events?
The Role of a ManagerVisionMeaningful Contribution PlanValues OrganiseEngage and develop Control People Administer systemsCreate context Critique Create Order Leadership Management (Vision & people driven) (Office bound/paper driven) Commitment, Professional Compliance Change & Hi- Technical & Status-Quo Performance Work/Service Efficiency Cammock (2001) The Dance of Leadership
Focused in on Educational LeadershipCompared the impact of transformational andpedagogical leadership on student achievementTransformational leadership: emphasises vision andinspiration, developing relationshipsPedagogical/instructional leadership: emphasises theimportance of establishing clear educational goals,planning the curriculum, and evaluating teachersand teaching.Findings:Impact of pedagogical leadership to be nearlyfour times that of transformational leadership.
Relative impact of 5 leadership dimensions of student outcomes
Related leadership knowledge, skills and dispositions
Pedagogical/Instructional Leadership in action
Which of theseleadership factors alsoimpact studentachievement in thetertiary sector?
Adaptive Leadership Characterised by both; • participative processes ”Surfing the Edge of Chaos’” • collaborate solution findingBenefits:• Engagement, ownership leading to… …enthusiasm/energy and commitment• Better solutions – innovationThe Pronoun Test “I” or “We” “My” or “Our” “We” or “They” Daniel Pink – “A whole new mind”“Theres only one thing better than ownership – authorship! Simon Breakspear , “Talent Magnets” 26