The Human Side of School Change: Reform, Resistance, and the Real-Life Problems of Innovation
The Human Side of School Change: Reform, Resistance, and the Real-Life Problems of Innovation  -     By: Robert Evans
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In this insightful look at school reform, Robert Evans examines the real-life hurdles to implementing innovation and explains how the best-intended efforts can be stalled by educators who too often feel burdened and conflicted by the change process. He provides a new model of leadership along with practical management strategies for building a framework of cooperation between leaders of change and the people they depend upon to implement it.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: Wiley
Publication Date: 2001
ISBN: 0787956112
ISBN-13: 9780787956110

Publisher's Description

In this insightful look at school reform, Robert Evans examines the real-life hurdles to implementing innovation and explains how the best-intended efforts can be stalled by educators who too often feel burdened and conflicted by the change process. He provides a new model of leadership along with practical management strategies for building a framework of cooperation between leaders of change and the people they depend upon to implement it.

Author Bio

Robert Evans is a clinical and organizational psychologist and director of the Human Relations Service in Wellesley, Massachusetts. A former high school and preschool teacher, he has consulted with hundreds of schools and districts throughout America and around the world and has worked extensively with teachers, administrators, school boards, and state education officials

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Editorial Reviews

"A unique, superb, and penetrating analysis of the human side ofeducational change. Evans knows the human realities of change andportrays them vividly in both individual and organizational terms.His discussion of hope and realism in the final chapter is a gem."(Michael Fullan, dean, Faculty of Education, University ofToronto)
"Evans certainly understands what gets in the way of real schoolchange and what the simple, key elements are that can make ithappen. No board member, superintendent, or school principal shouldmake one more decision or host one more meeting without readingthis book." (Judy Cunningham, principal, South Lake Middle School,Irvine, Calif.)
Evans has written a realistic yet hopeful book that sets a newstandard for providing the leadership needed to implement schoolimprovements. An engaging and much-needed update of the critical,but often overlooked, human side of change. (Thomas J. Sergiovanni,Lillian Radford Professor of Education and senior fellow, Centerfor Educational Leadership, Trinity University)
School leaders will find this book realistic about the difficultiesof change, rich in practical advice about school improvement, anduseful in showing how to transcend the limits of their ownexperience to practice effective leadership. (Thomas W. Payzant,superintendent, Boston Public Schools)

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