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Hargreaves' 5 Pillars of Purpose and Partnership

I need help with Hargreaves' five pillars of purpose and partnership for initiating and sustaining a viable change effort. I am to describe the benefits and drawbacks to school and community partnerships, particularly during a change effort? I need to discuss some of the benefits and drawbacks to school and community partnerships, particularly during a change effort.

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The five pillars entail that school and community partnerships must understand fully what their purpose and values are during a change effort to benefit from this knowledge as it will assist them in remaining focused and authentic to their core purposes during the transitional phase of change. The benefits of this strategy are that it gives the school and community resiliency during the middle of adversity as inevitable disappointments will occur during change efforts. The drawback is that this requires leaders that are visionary and many schools lack this visionary leadership that is necessary for authenticity.

The second pillar entails that schools and communities must focus on the relationship rather than rules. This is the most difficult aspect of the 5 pillars as rules are ...

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The benefits and drawbacks to school and community partnerships are discussed. Viable change efforts are given.

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