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Author Marx, Gary.
Title Future-focused leadership : preparing schools, students, and communities for tomorrow's realities / Gary Marx.
Imprint Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2006.

Author Marx, Gary.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Subject Educational leadership.
School management and organization.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 208 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The leader as a connected generalist -- Guiding principles for future-oriented leaders -- The importance of being connected-internally and externally -- Trends: identifying and analyzing their impact -- Issue management -- More tools and techniques for scanning the environment -- Characteristics: identifying what we want to become -- Scenarios: "what if?" and "then what?" -- Strategic communication -- Getting the ball rolling.
Summary Instructs educators on how to be future-focused leaders. Includes trends that will affect education; ways to scan the environment and the world at large; a plan for setting priorities based on probabilities; a 4-step issue management process; steps to developing plausible scenarios for guiding strategic planning; and activities that make up a future-focused communications system.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781416603504 (electronic book)
1416603506 (electronic book)
9781416603481 (electronic bk.)
1416603484 (electronic bk.)
1416602194 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 500589178
Additional Format Print version: Marx, Gary. Future-focused leadership : preparing schools, studnets, and communities for tomorrow's realities. Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2006 9781416602194 (OCoLC)61748257

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