Schooling increasingly is developing styles of thinking associated with unsuccessful rather than successful forms of leadership, in organizations and other institutions. If societies do not change the values of their schools, they will promote weak rather than strong leadership in school as well as in the world of work. First, we discuss the attributes of good leaders. Next, we discuss the attributes that schools normally develop and the mismatch of these attributes to good leadership. Finally, we draw some conclusions as to how schooling needs to change.
WHAT DOES AN IDEAL LEADER LOOK LIKE?
A GOAL OF EDUCATION: PRODUCING THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW