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Dean Fink
Andy Hargreaves
TITLE: Sustainable Leadership
AUTHOR(S): Dean Fink & Andy Hargreaves
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In Sustainable Leadership, Andy Hargreaves and Dean Fink address one of the most important and often neglected aspects of leadership: sustainability. The authors set out a compelling and original framework of seven principals for sustainable leadership characterized by Depth of learning and real achievement rather than superficially tested performance; Length of impact over the long haul, beyond individual leaders, through effectively managed succession; Breadth of influence, where leadership becomes a distributed responsibility; Justice in ensuring that leadership actions do no harm to and actively benefit students in other schools; Diversity that replaces standardization and alignment with diversity and cohesion; Resourcefulness that conserves and renews leaders' energy and doesn't burn them out; and Conversation that builds on the best of the past to create an even better future.

This book is a volume in the Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Education - a series designed to meet the demands for new ideas and insights about leadership in schools.


The Authors

ANDY HARGREAVES is the Thomas More Brennan Chair on Education in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. He is the author of numerous books including Learning to Change from Jossey-Bass.

DEAN FINK is an independent consultant with experience in more than thirty countries. A former teacher, principal, and superintendent, he is the author or co-author of five books on leadership and educational change.