The leading text in its field, the sixth edition presents the most comprehensive synthesis available of theory and research in organizational behavior as it applies to the practice of Educational Administration. It provides practitioners with the concepts and research findings necessary to solve practical problems. Each theoretical perspective concludes with an authentic case study which challenges students to apply their knowledge to an actual contemporary school problem.
Cecil G. Miskel is a professor of educational administration and policy at the University of Michigan.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The School as a Social System
Chapter 2: The Technical Core: Learning and Teaching
Chapter 2: Structure in Schools
Chapter 3: Individuals in Schools
Chapter 4: Culture and Climate of Schools
Chapter 6: Power and Politics in Schools
Chapter 7: External Environments of Schools
Chapter 8: Effectiveness and Quality of Schools
Chapter 9: Decision Making in Schools
Chapter 10: Communication in Schools
Chapter 12: Leadership in Schools
Chapter 13: One Last Time: A Review of the School as a Social System