Overview✤ What the book is about✤ Michael Fullan promo
According to Michael Fullan, as society becomes morecomplex, leadership skills must become more sophisticated.But to act quickly or slowly---this is the double-edged sword.Leading in a Culture of Change promotes five key themes forpotential leaders to focus on. Furthermore, the authorpromotes how leaders must foster leadership skills in othersbecause we can all contribute to the betterment of theorganization.2-17-2012
✤ Five Components✤ Moral Purpose✤ Understanding Change✤ Relationship Building✤ Knowledge Creation and Sharing✤ Coherence Making
MoralPurpose✤ People (students) are treated well and fairly.✤ Is about both “ends” and “means”✤ Must be cultivated.
UnderstandingChange✤ Means creating a culture of change (not just a structure) of change.✤ Acceptance of dissension and messiness.✤ It cannot be controlled.
RelationshipBuilding✤ Mobilizing care and respect between each other in order to accomplish goals together.✤ Creating professional learning communities to support personal development and build program coherence.
Knowledge Building✤ Information is machines. Knowledge is people.✤ Make knowledge sharing a priority.✤ Develop systematic methods for exchanging experiences and ideas.
CoherenceMakingTrust in the dynamics of change withguidance from competent leaders will beconducive to making chaotic situationscoherent.
Michael Fullan Promo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpZMj9hbLhE