"This book serves as a valuable tool for districts seeking to enhance the skill level of their principals and would be ideal for professional development. I would have greatly welcomed a book of this nature when I was a principal."
"An excellent tool for aspiring principals as well as those who find it uplifting to be reassured that they are doing the right thing."
"Demonstrates the importance of the principal in personnel issues and provides thoughtful and well-researched suggestions, formats, behaviors, and ideas for dealing with the management, leadership, selection, induction, retention, and dismissal of employees. The chapters on conflict and adverse situations are of particular help."
“The book does a wonderful job of taking the research about personnel management and translating it into practice for aspiring and current school leaders.”
"Principals, superintendents, district-level leaders, school board members, and human resource directors would all benefit from this book. The material and concepts presented are germane to today’s leadership challenges. The personnel function is more than hiring and firing, it is the heart and soul of schools and a critical factor that directly relates to student achievement."