Harmonics, Or The Philosophy of Musical Sounds

Merrill
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Dec 31, 1759
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280
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English
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The authors provide a wide range of conceptual perspectives on leadership. Themes include:

- the efficacy of centralized versus distributed concepts of leadership

- the contrast between competency and academic models of leadership development

- the contradistinction between functionalist and democratic models of leadership.

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- Conceptualization

- Leadership development

- Teachers as leaders

- Leadership in practice

Contributors include:

Clive Dimmock, Peter Gronn, Marianne Coleman, Peter Ribbins, Ray Bolam, Peter Newton, Kenneth Leithwood, Helen Gunter, Lynn Davis, Clive Harber and Graham Peeke

This book is recommended to all involved in educational management, particularly to students, teachers, researchers, policy makers and educational administrators.

The Centre for Educational Leadership and Management series, edited by Tony Bush, examines the impact of the many changes in the management of schools and colleges, drawing on empirical evidence. The approach if analytical rather than descriptive and generates conclusions about the most effective ways of managing schools on the basis of research evidence.

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