By Joseph Nsiah, Keith Walker
There's a world-wide thirst for actual leaders who're by some means in a position to create college studying groups characterised via the purveyance of flourishing religion, wish, and love. Servant-leadership for Catholic university principals is taken into account essentially the most significant and valuable callings conceivable. educated via conversations with six exemplary servant leaders, this booklet explores the servant-leadership vocation of Catholic university principals.The culminating conceptual framework emphasizes the significance of private identification and religion formation as foundational to the workout of actual servant-leadership. As every one Catholic tuition neighborhood lives out its distinctive positive factors, signature background, a selected name to satisfy neighborhood wishes, and its leader-shaped character, this booklet serves to remind educators to explain and sharpen their carrier towards the typical undertaking of Catholic schooling.The relevance of servant management within the Catholic tuition principalship is confirmed during the studies, insights, narratives and services of the principals after which synthesized with conceptual reflections. An underlying subject during this e-book is that the workout of servant-leadership presents wish for fans due to its unprecedented curiosity in supporting all materials improve their very own capacities, functions and potentials such that every individual turns into a servant chief.
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He was department head for three years and assistant principal for over four years. Simon had over 800 students in his school, and did not have elementary school teaching experience. He had spent over five years as principal at the time when we interacted with him. Meet Terese. Terese viewed her mother as the most significant influence on her Catholic faith and leadership qualities. Her mother always made her think of the impact of her actions on other people. Her father was not Catholic, but both parents were a huge inspiration to her and encouraged her to pursue excellence in whatever she did.
22). . . is servant-leadership – to use Robert Greenleaf’s term – in which the leader is a servant who needs people as much as they need him or her” (p. 1). For Arthur (1998), the Catholic school was to be considered as one dynamic unit, interrelated, interconnected, and interdependent community in which “leaders are essentially the servants of the needs of people in the faith-community and the moral idea that binds them together” (p. 58). Duignan (2007) echoed the perception that the Catholic school is a community of the ‘people of God’ and not just an institution or organization, and Miller (2007) agreed: Leadership is understood as a diakonia, a ministry for the Church and the wider society.
The criteria for the selection of the two principals for observation were based both on the richness of data provided during the interview process (and therefore possibility of more of same), availability, time of interview completion, and accessibility to researchers. We employed semi-structured interviews because these are well-suited for case study research. We conducted several 60 to 90 minutes’ face-to-face semistructured interviews and telephone interview sessions, with each principal, spaced three days to two weeks apart.