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What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership
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What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership



October 2005 | 120 pages | Corwin
The third in its series, What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership recognizes that effective headteachers possess a sound ethical and spiritual foundation in their leadership styles. Headteachers influence, promote and encourage the personal, academic and worldly learning potential in every individual - students, staff and parents alike.

In this book, aspiring, new, and experienced headteachers will learn how to find the core values that drive their leadership, reflect on and renew the moral imperatives of the headship, and hone their abilities in resolving dilemmas in sound and ethical ways.

 
Dedication
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Questionnaire: Before We Get Started...
 
1. Introduction
Case Study and Reflective Questions

 
 
2. Best Practices in Leading Ethically, With Moral Purpose, and With an Awareness of the Spiritual
Maintaining Assumptions About Ethics

 
Creating and Sustaining an Ethical Organization

 
Affirming 3 Qualities for a Moral Life

 
Following 7 Spiritual Gateways

 
Becoming a Holistic Educator

 
Conclusion

 
 
3. Leading With Soul and Conviction: Five Essential Virtues for Effective Leadership
Exhibiting Courage

 
Maintaining Impartiality

 
Demonstrating Empathy

 
Judging Ethically

 
Remaining Humble

 
Conclusion

 
 
4. Approaches to Resolving Ethical Dilemmas
Utilizing the Rest Model

 
Attending to the Five Principles of Ethics

 
Raising 12 Questions When Making a Decision

 
Conclusion

 
 
Conclusion: The Moral Imperatives of School Leadership
 
Resource A. Realities of Ethical and Spiritual Leadership: In-Basket Simulations
 
Resource B. Assessing Your Role as an Ethical and Spiritual Leader
 
Resource C. An Annotated Bibliography of Best Resources
 
References
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1


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