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Educational Administration: The Roles of Leadership and Management

This is a free, open textbook that is part of the Connexions collection at Rice University. Although it is classified there as a course, it is clearly a textbook. According to the authors, "Leadership is both objective and subjective. Some of our critics have suggested that we overemphasize the objective aspect of leadership: facts, data, and test scores. Others state we spend too much time addressing leadership at the expense of the actual management of schools. At the same time leadership is subjective, in that it involves the feelings, beliefs, and values of others. I might suggest that management as we define it, is closer to the objective side of leadership – and leadership as we define it, is closely aligned with the subjective side. In many respects, I have wondered if we have not... Show More


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