September 2005, Jossey-Bass
This book is a volume in the Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Educationa series designed to meet the demand for new ideas and insights about leadership in schools.
INTRODUCTION: Sustainability and Unsustainability
The Choices for Change.
PRINCIPLE 1: Depth
Learning and Integrity.
PRINCIPLE 2: Length
Endurance and Succession.
PRINCIPLE 3: Breadth
Distribution, Not Delegation.
PRINCIPLE 4: Justice
Others and Ourselves.
PRINCIPLE 5: Diversity
Complexity and Cohesion.
PRINCIPLE 6: Resourcefulness
Restraint and Renewal.
PRINCIPLE 7: Conservation
History and Legacy.
CONCLUSION: Sustainability in Action
A Meal, Not a Menu.
DEAN FINK is an independent consultant with experience in more than thirty countries. A former teacher, principal, and superintendent, he is the author or coauthor of five books on leadership and educational change.
Hargreaves and Fink are leading authorities on educational leadership and change
Research-based, theoretically sound, but easy-to-read
Helps both aspiring and practicing leaders keep up with a dynamic field
"...a must read for educational leaders and for scholars of educational change..." (Journal of Educational Change, June 2006)"What a pleasure it is to read a book that discusses education and schooling within the context of the natural and human environment that shapes them. In straightforward language, the authors teach us how to sustain educational renewal without sidestepping a powerful truth: things left ill- or unattended deteriorate."
—John I. Goodlad, president, Institute for Educational Inquiry, Seattle, Washington
"This book makes a deep impression because it is both timely and powerful. Andy Hargreaves and Dean Fink write with clarity and passion about the need not only to develop leadership but to make it sustainable. This is leadership for the long term not just the immediate, for all schools not just for some."
—Steve Munby, executive director, UK National College for School Leadership