Friday, May 20, 2011

Moral Leadership Preface

Overview of Contents
  • Chapter 1 Reinventing Leadership
    • Critiques traditional views of leadership.
  • Chapter 2 What Motivates? What Inspires?
    • What motivates teachers and principals to work in extraordinary ways
  • Chapter 3 The Sources of Authority for Leadership
    • Sources of leadership
  • Chapter 4 Substitutes for Leadership
    • Substitutes for leadership
  • Chapter 5 Creating a State of Flow at Work
    • The potential for satisfaction that comes from the work of the school itself
  • Chapter 6 Followership First, Then Leadership
    • Difference between leadership practice that casts teachers in a subordinate role and one that helps them become followers
  • Chapter 7 Collegiality as a Professional Virtue
    • Importance of collegiality
  • Chapter 8 The Virtuous School
    • Expanding management values and sources of authority for leadership
  • Chapter 9 Leadership as Stewardship: "Who's Serving Who?"
    • With morally responsive leadership, principals and teachers will become stewards and servants

For Whom this Book is Intended
To provoke and raise consciousness without being too pedantic or intrusive


This book moves from foundational aspects of leadership to a framework for developing a morally responsive leader, with the expectation that leadership that utilizes more of a morally observant, servant leadership style, will develop an organization that is more productive for student learning.

Works Cited
Sergiovanni, T. (1992). Moral Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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