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Caminando, Preguntamos: Rotating Leadership as an Alternative for Sustainable and Effective Administrators
by Nava, Lucrecia, Ed.D., California State University, Los Angeles, 2018, 237; 10929304
Abstract (Summary)

Leadership is a common and often generalized phenomenon. Traditionally, leadership denotes an individual, yet leadership is rarely the work of one. This study looked outside of Western ideologies to further examine leadership. The Zapatistas are a people in charge of autonomous territories in Chiapas, Mexico. This study focused on identifying how rotation in leadership among other Zapatista principles and practices can be implemented into secondary schools for more efficient and sustainable leadership. Through a constructivist grounded theory approach, the researcher interviewed two sets of participants Zapatista delegation and encuentro participants along with administrators to develop a Rotating Leadership Model for American high schools.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: André-Bechely, Lois
Commitee: Delgado Bernal, Dolores, Snow, Marguerite Ann
School: California State University, Los Angeles
Department: Applied and Advanced Studies in Education
School Location: United States -- California
Source: DAI-A 80/01(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Educational leadership, Secondary education, Latin American Studies
Keywords: Administrators, Education, High schools, Indigenous, Leadership, Zapatistas
Publication Number: 10929304
ISBN: 978-0-438-37293-1
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