A theory-to-practice leadership learning arrangement in a university context

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Franken, Margaret, Branson, Chris and Penney, Dawn 2018. A theory-to-practice leadership learning arrangement in a university context. International Journal of Leadership in Education. 21 (4), pp. 491 - 505. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603124.2016.1247196
AuthorsFranken, Margaret, Branson, Chris and Penney, Dawn
Abstract

Higher education institutions are increasingly recognizing the importance of organizational change as they face complex challenges. Leadership learning has been identified as an important way of supporting change management. We describe a leadership learning arrangement that arose in the context of two of the authors needing to learn how to become effective university chairpersons of departments. This involved the other author, an expert in educational leadership as a theory broker, who brought theory to the learning arrangement and mediated it. We wish to show how the learning arrangement supports the theory-to-practice connection and personal authoring of leadership for all involved.

Year2018
JournalInternational Journal of Leadership in Education
Journal citation21 (4), pp. 491 - 505
PublisherRoutledge
ISSN1360-3124
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/13603124.2016.1247196
Scopus EID2-s2.0-84992376512
Page range491 - 505
Place of publicationUnited Kingdom
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