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Discipline Change

  1. 1. Discipline Change in a Learning Organization<br />Erwin Montessori School<br />Deveise Gregory<br />Organizations, Innovation, and Change<br />Dr. Leslie Bedford<br />August 15, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Erwin Montessori School<br />Mission Statement:<br />Every student will become an independent life long learner, will grow in social graces, and will attain inner discipline and joy– the birthright of every human being.<br />
  3. 3. Formal Structure<br />Principal<br />Guidance Counselor and Curriculum Facilitator<br />Teachers<br />Assistant Teachers<br />Support Staff<br />
  4. 4. Achievement<br />Self-actualizing<br />Humanistic-encouraging<br />Affiliative<br />Erwin Culture <br />Four Characteristics of a Constructive Culture<br />
  5. 5. Structural<br />Human Resource<br />Political<br />Symbolic<br />Erwin Leadership<br />Four Frames of Leadership<br />
  6. 6. Aldys Capers<br />Assistant Teacher<br />Leadership Team Member<br />Reason for Discipline change<br />
  7. 7. Implementation of a Discipline change<br />Redirecting Children’s Behavior (RCB)<br />“Introduced theories for the faculty to understand the behaviors of the children and seek solutions to develop life skills and responsibility based in Montessori philosophy” <br />(Kvols & Riedler, 1997).<br />
  8. 8. Principal<br />Rules for Effective Communication<br />Concreteness<br />Understanding<br />Credibility<br />Small steps when necessary<br />Reasonableness<br />Repetition<br />Reinforcement During the Change <br />
  9. 9. Causes of Resistance<br />Response to Resistance<br />Belief that the change is not sustainable<br />Loss of status and/or power<br />Fundamental skepticism of change<br />Parent RCB workshops were implemented<br />Workshops were mandatory for faculty<br />Examples, staff meetings, and additional workshops <br />Resistance to discipline change<br />
  10. 10. Sustaining The Discipline Change<br />Leadership Team<br />Supervision of the plan and vision<br />Monitoring the change process<br />Written Evaluations<br />Recommended Crisis, Prevention, and Intervention (CPI) workshop for August 2010<br />
  11. 11. Evaluation of the discipline change<br />Positive Attributes of the Change Process<br /><ul><li>Leadership Team maintained supervision over the plan and vision
  12. 12. Communication was concrete, clear, and concise
  13. 13. Faculty members were held accountable
  14. 14. Leadership Team effectively evaluated and monitored the process</li></ul>Negative Attributes of the Change Process<br /><ul><li>Concise action plan with well defined tasks
  15. 15. Attention to detail during plan development</li></li></ul><li>Future of the change process<br />“Change is only sustainable when the new ways of thinking about change become part of the culture”<br />--Changing Organizational<br />Performance: Examining the<br />Change Process by Dennis Erwin<br />
  16. 16. “At Erwin, the process of learning between faculty and students is through an exchange of information that is respected and encouraged.”<br />reflection and Conclusion <br />-- AldysCapers, <br />assistant teacher<br />
  17. 17. References<br />Anderson, D. L. (2010). Organization development: The process of leading organizational change. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.<br />Beach, L. R. (2006). Leadership and the art of change: A practical guide to organizationaltransformation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.<br />Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. E. (2008). Reframing organizations: Artistry, choice, and leadership(4th ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.<br />Erwin, D. (2009). Changing organizational performance: Examining the change process. Hospital Topics, 87(3), 28–41.<br />Erwin Montessori School. (2010, June 15). Retrieved from http://schoolcenter.gcsnc.com/education/school/school.php?sectionid=6971<br />Ford, J. D., Ford, L. W., & D'Amelio, A. (2008). Resistance to change: The rest of the story. Academy of Management Review, 33(2), 362–377.<br />Harper, S. C., & Glew, D. J. (2008). Is your organization learning-impaired? Industrial <br />Management, 50(2), 26–30.<br />Hitt, M. A., Miller, C. C., & Colella, A. (2009). Organizational behavior: A strategic approach<br />(2nd ed.). San Francisco: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.<br />Kvols, K. J., & Riedler, B. (1997). Redirecting children’s behavior (3rd ed.). Seattle, WA: <br />Parenting Press.<br />McAllaster, C. M. (2004). The 5 P’s of change: Leading change by effectively utilizing leverage<br /> points within an organization. Organizational Dynamics, 33(3), 318–328.<br />Reiter-Palmon, R.,  Herman, A. E., & Yurkovich, J. M. (2006). Innovation. Encyclopedia of <br />Industrial and Organizational Psychology.<br />Schermerhorn, J. R., Hunt, J. G., & Osborn, R. N. (2008). Organizational behavior.Hoboken, NJ: <br />John Wiley & Sons.<br />

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