Book Title: Circle of Influence: Implementing Shared Decision Making and Participative Management (Director's Toolbox)
Publisher: New Horizons
Author: Paula Jorde Bloom
As the director of an early childhood program, you are in a unique position to influence the decision-making policies and practices at your center. In this book, you'll learn that participative management is both a philosophy and a set of behaviors that define your interactions with people. You'll explore techniques for managing the daily business of your center by involving others in critical decisions affecting their professional fulfillment. If you want to empower your staff and make them vital partners in achieving centerwide goals, then this book is essential reading.