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Distributed Leadership

Kenneth Leithwood

Distributed Leadership

Different Perspectives

by Kenneth Leithwood

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Published by Springer Netherlands in Dordrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • Educational tests and measurements

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Kenneth Leithwood, Alma Harris
    SeriesStudies in Educational Leadership -- 7
    ContributionsHarris, Alma, SpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25549583M
    ISBN 109781402097362, 9781402097379

    The new book, Distributed Leadership in Practice, edited by Assistant Professor John Diamond and Northwestern University Professor James P. Spillane, explores how a distributed perspective is different from other frameworks for thinking about leadership in book gives examples of how researchers and practitioners can understand and connect more directly to . The book links the idea of distributed leadership directly to disciplined professional collaborative learning. 1 The book's “big idea” is that distributed leadership, in the form of collective expertise, carefully constructed through professional collaboration, can positively influence learning and teaching. This book focuses on why.

    Distributed leadership—engaging the many rather than the few in school improvement—has long been a promising theory. It’s time to make it a reality. This book shows why harnessing educators’ collective expertise leads to better student outcomes, and details the collaborative processes to make distributed leadership happen. Insights include. adopting a distributed leadership approach to address this issue, and middle level schools may be well suited for the adoption of a distributed form of leadership. This multiple-case study examined how three successful principals of middle schools in Illinois utilized distributed leadership practices within those schools, examining the actions or.

    A third development may be an accommodation between distributed and individualistic approaches. Another possible outcome is hybridity, the focus of the chapter. Hybrid leadership means mixed leadership patterns. Employing data from a case study, this chapter explains why such patterns arise and how hybrid leadership operates. The intent of this book is to give school teams a new way of thinking about the relationship between leadership practice, classroom performance, and student achievement. This book is designed to help school leaders bring distributed leadership into practice, offering unique tools to help identify pitfalls in leadership within present school.


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Distributed leadership is presented as a lens for thinking about leadership, not a prescription for school leadership. It offers a way of approaching the practical problems of school leadership and thinking systematically about the practice of leadership.

In this quick and easy read, Spillane explains what it means to take a distributed /5(10). Distributed leadership is a conceptual and analytical approach to understanding how the work of leadership takes place among the people and in context of a complex organization.

Though developed and primarily used in education research, it has since been applied to other domains, including business and even tourism.

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He examines the distribution of leadership among administrators, specialists, and teachers in the school, and explains the ways in which leadership practice is stretched over. Addressing the area of shared leadership, also known as collective or distributed leadership, this edited book embraces the underlying idea that leadership is a dynamic process that intersects closely with followership.

While some authors present rigorously researched qualitative and quantitative case studies that investigate the dynamics of. Distributed leadership means mobilising leadership expertise at all levels in the school in order to generate more opportunities for change and to build the capacity for improvement.

The emphasis is upon interdependent interaction and practice rather than individual and independent actions associated with those with formal leadership roles or. this book) hav e also highlighted the influence of distributed leadership practices.

In In their work, Mayro wetz et al., () offer a theory of both how and why leadershipAuthor: Alma Harris. Distributed leadership is a result of reflecting the cognizance on organizational management regarding the view that leadership roles and positions should be shared.

That is to say, distributed leadership addresses the entirety of human resources in organizations, especially the academic staff in educational organizations as Size: KB. MacBeath, in International Encyclopedia of Education (Third Edition), Leadership for Learning as Distributed.

In the last half decade, distributed leadership is a concept that has been much written about although relatively little researched.

It pushes the locus of leadership beyond principals, and senior managers, extending leadership roles (Spillane, ) to middle. Distributed Leadership Article (PDF Available) in The Educational Forum 69(2) June w Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Book Description. Building on best practices and lessons learned, Distributed Leadership in Schools shows educators how to design and implement distributed leadership to effectively address challenges in their schools.

Grounded in case studies and full of practical tools, this book lays out a framework for building strategic, collaborative, and instructionally-focused teams.

Distributed leadership is not something ‘done’ by an individual ‘to’ others, or a set of individual actions through which people contribute to a group or organization [it] is a group activity that works through and within relationships, rather than individual action.

( Cited by:   Alma Harris The?eld of school leadership is currently preoccupied with the idea of distributed leadership. Few ideas, it seems, have provoked as much attention, debate and c- troversy.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Comparative Models – The book compares various approaches to distributed leadership and examines the conditions under which some approaches may be better than others in improving schools.

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It seems, distributed leadership is always assigned, permitted and implemented by the one in highest authority, the headteacher (Hatcher, ). Gronn () expands on this by stating a teacher leader, whose ideas are seen to be good by others, also has considerable influence but cannot exercise these ideas unless permitted by the headteacher.

Distributed Leadership Matters offers pragmatic approaches for realizing these benefits. First, Alma Harris shows why harnessing educators’ collective expertise is an improvement strategy worth adopting.

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