Course Materials

Course Materials

Holbeche, L. 2006. Understanding Change. Theory, Implementation and Success. Butterworth-Heineman, London.

Other readings for the course are listed below attached to the appropriate session. Please note that in the references below, a proper APA writing style is not used because of the internet references. However, make sure that you use the proper references in your work.

Readings related to session 1

The ‘classics’ Greiner, Kotter, and Lewin:

  1. In Mainiero, L. and Tromley, C. Developing Managerial
    Skills in Organizational Behavior: Exercises, Cases,
    and Readings (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall) (2d
    ed. 1994), pp. 322-329: Description about: Evolution and Revolution as
    Organizations Grow. Larry E. Greiner
  2. Review of: Kotter, P. 1995. Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail.
    Original article available via electronic libraries:
    Kotter, P. 1995. Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail .Preview (cover story. Harvard Business Review, Mar/Apr95, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p59-67, 9p, 1 chart, 4 color; (AN 9503281992)
  3. Lewin, K. 2001 (2008) groups, experiential learning and action research

    Systemic change

  4. SEDL. Leadership for systemic change
  5. Ben Levin and Michael Fullan
    Learning about System Renewal
    Educational Management Administration Leadership 2008; 36; 289

    Cases of school change

  6. Wilson & McPake
    Management Style? Managing Change in Small Scottish Primary Schools: Is There a Small School
    Educational Management Administration Leadership 2000; 28; 119
  7. Mike Wallace
    Managing the Unmanageable?: Coping with Complex Educational Change
    Educational Management Administration Leadership 2003; 31; 9
  8. Shepherd. C. M. Anatomy of Change: The Implementation of a Character Education Program in an Elementary School
    Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, University of Victoria.
  9. Yoshida. Walker High School Case Study. Consortium for Policy Research in Education

Readings related to assignment given in session 2 lecture 4

  1. Transactional and transformational leaders
    Stewart. J. 2006.. Transformational Leadership: An Evolving Concept Examined through the Works of Burns, Bass, Avolio, and Leithwood. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, Issue #54, June 26, 2006

  2. Pounder, J. S. 2006.
    Transformational Classroom Leadership: The Fourth Wave of Teacher Leadership?
    Educational Management Administration Leadership 2006; 34; 533

  3. Briggs A 2003.
    Finding the Balance: Exploring the Organic and Mechanical Dimensions of Middle Manager Roles in English Further Education Colleges
    Educational Management Administration Leadership 2003; 31; 421

  4. Allix, N. M. 2000.
    Transformational Leadership: Democratic or Despotic?
    Educational Management Administration Leadership 2000; 28; 7

  5. Bass& Steidlmeier. 1999.
    Ethics, character, and authentic transformational leadership behavior.

Optional resources and interesting readings:

Steinberg, Malarkey, DeSalvatore, Cushman, Almeida & Allen. 2000.
An in-depth look at six high schools that are transforming the way we think about secondary schooling. A joint venture of Jobs for the Future, the Coalition of Essential Schools, and the U.S. Department of Education’s New American High Schools Initiative, with support from the Northeast and Islands Regional Eucational Laboratory at Brown Univeristy. Islands High Scange

Boje, D. M. 2000. Transformational leadership