John West-Burnham

Educational Leadership Development

Rethinking Educational Leadership: From Improvement to Transformation

By John West-Burnham

The book offers a radical critique of prevailing models of leadership in education, particularly models of school leadership, notably the British view of headship. The book will offer an alternative model of leadership. Transformation is not about improving output or efficiency; it is not about incremental improvement or optimising organizational effectiveness. Transformation is rather about the profound change of every component of the organization following a fundamental reconceptualisation of its purpose and nature. The book will focus on helping leaders review and reconceptualise their personal mindscapes.



  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Network Continuum Education (29th May 2009)
  • ISBN-10: 1855396580
  • ISBN-13: 978-1855396586

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