First assumptions• Leadership implies a relationship to other people. That relationship involves strong bonds of loyalty, commitment and a shared sense of humanity.
Second Assumption• Leadership is exercise over time.• Leadership cannot be exercised as a single as a single act or event, as though nothing led up to it and nothing was acquired after that moment.
Third Assumptions• Leadership takes place in relationship to some organization, institution and agency, or community.
Other assumptions• Leadership is rooted in meaning. Leaders act out of deep convictions. These convictions are rooted in meanings, in central human values such as the dignity of human life, the promotion of scientific knowledge , the promotion of health of brotherhood, the need for social justice, or respect law.
• Leadership emerges out of vision. Leaders have a vision of what they and their colleagues can accomplish. While that vision flows out of the core meaning which guide the leader’s basic approach to life.
• Leadership emerges out of a dramatic sense.• Leadership requires the articulation of vision and building covenant.• The leader will embody the organizational structures, policies and procedures.•
CommunalInstitutionalization of visionRoots of the VisionMeaning Associated with:•The nature of human person•The nature of human society•View of the past and the future
CommunalInstitutionalization of visionArticulation of the VisionBelief about:•The human mind and how one knows•How children develop as full human beings•How children should be socialized•Varieties of human learning•Moral , Political, religious values•What kind of future the young will face.
CommunalInstitutionalization of visionArticulation of the VisionFormal statement of Mission of the School-Cultural - political-Academic - Moral-Economic - social -religious purposes
CommunalInstitutionalization of vision Articulation of the Vision Process of Communicating the vision •Thematic Purposing •Rituals •Celebrations •Championing •Heroes •Rewards
CommunalInstitutionalization of visionInstitutionalization of the VisionFormal Organization•Policies•Programs•ProceduresGraduation requirementsCurriculum DisciplineCourse selection and Student activitiesassignment Staffing budget
CommunalInstitutionalization of visionInstitutionalization of the VisionInformal Organization•Company spirit•Style of communications•Tone of relationships•Informal group•Informal curriculum
CommunalInstitutionalization of visionOperationalization of the VisionWoodrow Wilson SchoolA school that opens its doors every day andlooks like:People coming and going out•Classes, activities, interactions making up afabric of experience, meanings, patterns,rituals, symbolic action, celebrations