Introduction Part I: Leadership Development Chapter 1: Lead, Follow, or Get out of the Way Chapter 2: Secrets of Leadership Chapter 3: Growing Into Leadership Part II: Leading Self Chapter 4: The Secret of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started Chapter 5: If You Always Succeed, You Are Overqualified Chapter 6: All Change Begins With a Change of Mind Reflection- Part II Part III: Leading Others to Lead Themselves Chapter 7: Find a Parade and Get in Front of It Chapter 8: Fusing Power and People Chapter 9: From Dependence to Independence to Interdependence Reflection - Part III Part IV: Leading/ Transforming the Organization Chapter 10: All of Us Is Smarter Than One of Us Chapter 11: If You Want to Be Smart, Hire Up Chapter 12: A Platform for Spreading Ideas That Work Reflection - Part IV Part V: The Future of Leadership Chapter 13: Leadership as Action, Not Position Chapter 14: Whatever You Are, Be a Good One Chapter 15: Participantship: The Future of Leadership _Toc448575277
Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs has been an educator at every level - from teaching kindergarten to teaching post-graduate courses in leadership, assessment, curriculum, technology, instructional design and delivery. She has been a leader in classrooms, of schools, at the district level, as a consultant to educational leaders, as a primary investigator of an NSF STEM grant to join engineering and education. Dr. Remigia Kushner is a Professor of Education and Director of Educational Leadership in the Graduate Education Program at Manhattan College. She has been an elementary and secondary school teacher of math and science, a secondary principal, a district and associate superintendent with responsibility for the recruitment, retention, and development of school leaders. Her research interests include professional development, continuous improvement of teaching and learning, and reflective leadership practice.
How Can You Become the Boss? From Personal Mastery to
Organizational Transformation is a must read for all
administrators, business professionals, and students of leadership.
The authors provide a strict reassurance that as leaders continue
to evolve, the tenets surrounding transformational leadership
remain true to the importance of putting theory into practice and
enhancing investment in the mission of the organization for all
stakeholders. The book further portrays the "future" of leadership
being transformed to a participant-based system where the success
of the leader is directly related to the advancements made by the
members of the organization as a whole. -- Richard D. Tomko Ph.D,
M.J., Superintendent of Schools, Belleville Public Schools,
This book, How Can You Become the Boss? From Personal Mastery to Organizational Transformation is an opportunity for aspiring, new, and experienced leaders to gain perspective on how best to lead an organization from the inside out. Beginning with the centric view of self as integral to the organic nature of the organization, the text expands its focus to envelope the essential elements for exemplary leadership. Addressing the role of the reflective leader as transactional, transformational, deliberative, and perpetuating, this text is a must-read for today's leaders of schools and other organizations. -- Michael E. Pizzingrillo, Vice President for New York City Operations, Catapult Learning, LLC, New York, NY
How Can You Become the Boss? From Personal Mastery to Organizational Transformation is a much needed resource for those just learning to be leaders and leaders who wish to further develop their skills. The ideal of leading self to lead others, the relationships we form while doing so, and the role a leader plays in each are clearly addressed with both a theoretical framework and practical references. If transforming an organization is about learning and growing, then this text is a must read for all leaders who are ready to explore their personal best. -- Ann-Marie Sabrsula, Developmental Psychology Consultant/ABA Program Supervisor, The Children's School for Early Development, Westchester County, NY
Leadership in life and education is essential; and so is this book - How Can You Become the Boss? From Personal Mastery to Organizational Transformation- as it explains how leadership works. Sr. Mary Ann Jacobs and Sr. Remigia Kushner have found human, religious and special views, and suggestions for leadership, and express them with sensitivity, force and courage in this book; thus good leaders are catalyst -- and we learn how to be a successful leader through this book. -- Bruce S. Cooper, professor and vice chair, Division of Administration, Policy and Urban Education (APUE), at the Fordham University Graduate Scho, Ph.D., professor and vice chair, Division of Administration, Policy and Urban Education (APUE), at the Fordham University Graduate School of Education,...