Second International Handbook of Educational Leadership and Administration

  • Kenneth Leithwood
  • Philip Hallinger
  • Gail C. Furman
  • Kathryn Riley
  • John MacBeath
  • Peter Gronn
  • Bill Mulford

Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Leadership and School Improvement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Philip Hallinger
      Pages 3-7
    3. Louise Stoll, Raymond Bolam, Pat Collarbone
      Pages 41-73
    4. Peter Sleegers, Femke Geijsel, Rudolf Van den Berg
      Pages 75-102
  3. Leadership in the Creation of Community

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Gail C. Furman
      Pages 205-207
    3. James C. Toole, Karen Seashore Louis
      Pages 245-279
    4. Robert G. Croninger, Betty Malen
      Pages 281-320
    5. Robert J. Starratt
      Pages 321-348
  4. Leadership in Diverse Contexts and Cultures

  5. Organizational Learning and Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 555-555
    2. Peter Gronn
      Pages 557-559
    3. Halia Silins, Bill Mulford
      Pages 561-612
    4. Brian Fidler
      Pages 613-652
    5. Peter Gronn
      Pages 653-696
    6. Valerie Hall
      Pages 697-733
  6. Contexts for Leadership At The Beginning Of The Twenty-first Century

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 813-813
    2. Kenneth Leithwood
      Pages 815-819
    3. Kenneth Leithwood, Doris Jantzi, Rosanne Steinbach
      Pages 849-879
    4. Larry Sackney, Coral Mitchell
      Pages 881-913
    5. Lorna Earl, Steven Katz
      Pages 1003-1022
  7. Leadership Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1023-1023
    2. Bill Mulford
      Pages 1025-1029
    3. Peter Gronn
      Pages 1031-1070
    4. Richard Ackerman, Laura Ventimiglia, Melissa Juchniewicz
      Pages 1133-1161
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 1195-1246

About this book


The first International Handbook of Educational Leadership and Administration (Leithwood et al.) was published in 1996 and quickly became something of a best seller for reference works within education. Such success, we suggest, was at least partly due to the unprecedented global waves of concern for improving schools launched in the mid 1980's, combined with a widespread belief in leadership as the single most powerful contribution to such improvement. The roots of this belief can be found in evidence produced by the early "effective schools" research, although there is a "romance" with leadership! as an explanation for success in many non-school enterprises, as well. During the two-year period during which this current handbook was being written, activity in the realms of school leadership, school improvement, and leadership development gained further momentum. The English government created its new National College of School Leadership, and several Asian nations announced new initiatives in leadership selection, preparation, and development.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kenneth Leithwood
    • 1
  • Philip Hallinger
    • 2
  • Gail C. Furman
    • 3
  • Kathryn Riley
    • 4
  • John MacBeath
    • 5
  • Peter Gronn
    • 6
  • Bill Mulford
    • 7
  1. 1.Ontario Institute for Studies in EducationUniversity of TorontoCanada
  2. 2.College of ManagementMahidol UniversityBangkokThailand
  3. 3.Washington State UniversityPullmanUSA
  4. 4.Institute of EducationUniversity of LondonUK
  5. 5.Faculty of EducationUniversity of CambridgeUK
  6. 6.Faculty of EducationMonash UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  7. 7.University of TasmaniaLauncestonAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-3920-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0375-9
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