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Leading by Convening

Family Engagement / Family Leadership / Family Voices / Leadership in Family and Professional Partnerships

  • Source: Family Voices
  • Date: 10/24/2016

Guidelines for Leading by Convening, based on an operational style as a hybrid of top-down and bottom-up leadership designs. It requires that leaders, regardless of title, accept the value of bringing groups with authority and groups with influence together in a shared leadership strategy. This style supports authentic engagement. Also included is an infographic which outlines the top ten benefits of the training.

  • Keywords: Family leadership, guidelines, training, Spanish, english

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