The Ethical Dimensions of School Leadership
Paul T. BegleyISBN: 1402011601;
This book about valuation processes in educational administration has a particular focus on the notions community and professionalism. The topic is addressed comprehensively bringing together in one volume the work of some of the best-known and most respected philosophers, theorists and researchers working in this field. The work of several promising young academics is also featured. Values have traditionally been considered an important influence on administrative practices. Chester Barnard's seminal work, "The Functions of the Executive", proposes a definition of leadership, dating back to 1938, that highlights the moral dimension of leadership as essential to administration. More recent works by Herbert Simon, Christopher Hodgkinson, Thomas Greenfield, Don Willower, Jerry Starratt and Paul Begley have reinforced the relevance of values as influences on administration and promoted active international debate on the subject. This book will be of special interest to university...
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