Case Study

A School Leader’s Innovation Journey (A)

By Kinley Zam and Robert Klitgaard

Case Abstract

Publishing Date: May 2022

How can a school principal motivate and implement change? The case follows Jigme Choden as she creates a Laboratory for Technology and Innovation at her high school. Jigme faces some of the classic challenges of public-sector entrepreneurship. She must motivate her teachers and students. She must assemble technical assistance. And she must raise financial resources that go beyond her school’s budget. Educators, and entrepreneurs of many kinds, will benefit from working through her challenges and learning how she overcame them..

Key Words: leadership, education, innovation, entrepreneurial management, educational technology, student-directed learning, public-private partnerships, women in leadership

Pages: 5

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