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This edited version includes chapters via top students on gender and academic management, which draw on study on leaders in ordinary, secondary, and postsecondary colleges all over the world.
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The reader is reminded that these names are pseudonyms. They protect the confidentiality of my respondents, and they also remind us that the purpose of the book is not to glorify individuals, however successful they may be, but to provide ideas on which others may build. 2. The prestigious national award, which includes a $25,000 prize, was awarded to Alicia in June 2000. 3. See, for example, books by Schnarr and Moore (2000), Wing and Sunzi (1988), and Clavell(1998) that apply his concepts to everything from marketing to spiritual peace.
Who could make decisions? Which group was considered official? Why did parents feel that they needed two groups? Who felt unwelcome and silenced? He needed to find ways to bring all interested parents together rather than permit the continued legitimation of two groups -one dominant, the other marginalized, due to differences in language and ethnicity. Instituting two parent groups may allow a principal to hear from both groups. It may give more individuals an opportunity to express themselves, but it does nothing to bring the groups together, to understand each other better, or to create a sense of common purpose.
In this research, the focus is on comparing current practices and assessing their transferability across cultures and in other contexts (Hofstede 1991; Kakabadse et TRANSFORMATIVE CROSS-CULTURAL LEADERSHIP 23 al. 1997; Trompenaars 1993). Hofstede, whose work is frequently mentioned in discussions of cross-cultural research, maintains that unless one understands that dimensions such as individualism, power distance, uncertainty avoidance, and gender orientation may be approached quite differently from culture to culture, the outcomes of interaction may often be unintended conflict (Hofstede 1991, 208).