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Resilient Leadership for Turbulent Times


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Part 1 The Big Picture Chapter 2 A Profile of Resilient Leadership Part 3 Resilience Thinking Skills Chapter 4 Understanding Reality and Envisioning the Future Part 5 Resilience Capacity Building Skills Chapter 6 The Value-Driven Leader Chapter 7 Efficacy and Resilient Leadership Chapter 8 Support for Leaders in Turbulent Times Chapter 9 The Personal Well-Being of Leaders Part 10 Resilience Action Skills Chapter 11 Resilient Leaders Persevere Chapter 12 Resilient Leaders are an Adaptive Species Chapter 13 Resilient Leaders Show Courage under Fire Chapter 14 Resilient Leaders Pledge: Hold me Responsible Part 15 The Big Picture Chapter 16 Your Personalized Leader Resilience Guide

About the Author

Jerry Patterson, the author of ten nationally recognized books on leadership and resilience, as well as numerous articles in leading professional journals, is the nation's leading authority on leadership resilience. Patterson is currently professor of leadership studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has served as a superintendent, assistant superintendent, curriculum director, elementary school principal, and high school teacher. Patterson has conducted workshops and presentations to over 20,000 educators and other leaders in the USA, and internationally he has trained educational leaders in Slovakia, Israel, Nepal, Ecuador, Spain, and Canada. George A. Goens has worked as a consultant with public and private sector organizations on leadership selection, development, and assessment. He has written three books and published over 55 articles in professional journals and the mass media on leadership, change, and education. He also served as a superintendent of schools. Diane Reed is an associate professor and codirector of the Graduate Leadership Department at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York. Reed has been a school superintendent, assistant superintendent, elementary school principal, middle school English teacher, and elementary teacher and is a member of the governing board of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), past chair of the New York State Association of Women in Administration (NYSAWA), and past president-elect of the New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS).


A rich, multifaceted introduction to understanding the dynamics of the clash between theory and reality, particularly for those at the helm of school organizations.... This book is imbued with pearls of wisdom from the research of notables in education leadership....Appropriately designed for both aspiring and veteran leaders, Resilient Leadership for Turbulent Times will serve as a good guide for leadership preparation course or to groom current school leaders to be passionate in their values-driven decisions during times of strife. * School Administrator, October 2010 *
Running a school system is an increasingly complex and challenging job that requires high levels of resilience among school leaders. This essential book will help superintendents, central office personnel, aspiring education leaders and others not only survive but thrive in the face of adversity. -- Daniel A. Domenech, executive director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association

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