Chris Jansen ( - "Leadership concepts"


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Chris Jansen ( - "Leadership concepts"

  1. 1. Leadership ConceptsJiangXi Educational Management Programme Chris Jansen – University of Canterbury
  2. 2. Overview• Leadership competency models• Leadership vs Management• The impact of educationalleadership on student achievement
  3. 3. Make a list of all the typesof leadership you canrecall…Ie: transactional leadershipdistributed leadership…
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Kiwi Leadership for Principals 6
  6. 6. The Zenger-Folkman Leadership Tent CHARACTER 7
  7. 7. ACEL Framework(Australian Council of Educational Leadership)
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Which of theseleadership eventshave also beensignificant in yourdevelopment as aleader?
  10. 10. What similar lessonshave you learnt fromthese events?
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Management and Leadership
  13. 13. What proportion of yourtime do you spend onleadership vsmanagement roles?Are you satisfied withthat? If not – whatchange could youinitiate?
  14. 14. Student achievement outcomes Organisational capacity Leadership capacity 18
  15. 15. 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.
  16. 16. Relative impact of 5 leadership dimensions of student outcomes
  17. 17. Related leadership knowledge, skills and dispositions
  18. 18. Pedagogical/Instructional Leadership in action
  19. 19. Which of theseleadership factors alsoimpact studentachievement in thetertiary sector?
  20. 20. 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