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Bob L. Johnson, Jr
Biographical Information

Bob L. Johnson Jr. is a professor of educational leadership and policy at the University of Alabama. His research interests focus on leadership, leadership development, leader thinking, executive decision making, the politics of education, micro-politics, education policy, the defining features of schools as organizations, and the work of Karl Weick. His has published in such journals as Educational Administration Quarterly, Journal of Educational Administration, Journal of School Leadership, Journal of Organization Theory in Education, and Education Policy. For 20 years, Bob was director of graduate studies and professor of educational leadership and policy in the College of Education at the University of Utah. For four of these years he was editor of Educational Administration Quarterly. Bob is the author/editor of four books the latest of which are: 1) Educational Leadership, Organizational Learning, and the Ideas of Karl Weick (Routledge, 2019, w/Sharon Kruse); 2) Leading Schools to Learn, Grow, and Thrive: Applying Theory to Strengthen Practice (Routledge,2018, w/David Brazer and Scott Bauer); and 3) Decision Making for Educational Leaders: Under-Examined Dimensions and Issues (2010, SUNY Press w/Sharon Kruse)