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Institutional Effectiveness vs. Strategy

30 December, 2015 - 12:00
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Class Objectives

  1. To recognize the difference between institutional effectiveness and strategy.
  2. To realize how strategy relates to school leadership and the administration of school personnel.
  3. To consider the use of Kurt Lewin's (1951) model of force field analysis in identifying factors that push for change and those that push against it.


  1. Re-read Leading from Below the Surface, Chapter 5, Institutional Effectiveness vs. Strategy.
  2. Prepare a 3-5 minute presentation on "How you as a new principal might use Kurt Lewin's force field analysis model to improve the personnel situation or environment at your school."
  3. Field Study #2 Due
  4. Peer Review of Field Study #2 Due
  5. Peer Reviewers Access Field Study #2 Review Here.