ERIC Number: EJ868479
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Leading Teams of Leaders: What Helps Team Member Learning?
Higgins, Monica; Young, Lissa; Weiner, Jennie; Wlodarczyk, Steven
Phi Delta Kappan, v91 n4 p41-45 Dec 2009-Jan 2010
School districts are moving toward a new form of management in which superintendents need to form and nurture leadership teams. A study of 25 such teams in Connecticut suggests that a team's effectiveness is maximized when the team members are coached by other team members, not the superintendent, and when they are coached on task-related behaviors and not on interpersonal processes.
Descriptors: School Districts, Administrative Organization, Superintendents, Leadership Styles, Teamwork, Coaching (Performance), Peer Relationship, Cooperation, Educational Strategies, Professional Development, Instructional Effectiveness, Helping Relationship
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Education Level: Adult Education
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Identifiers - Location: Connecticut
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