9780073403748

Educational Administration : Theory, Research, and Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073403748

  • ISBN10:

    0073403741

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/4/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

A leading text in its field,Educational Administrationpresents the most comprehensive synthesis available of theory and research in organizational behavior as it applies to the practice of Educational Administration. Each theoretical perspective presented concludes with an authentic case study that challenges students to apply their knowledge to an actual contemporary school problem.

Table of Contents

Preface
The School as a Social System
The Technical Core: Learning and Teaching
Structure in Schools
Individuals in Schools
Culture and Climate in Schools
Power and Politics in Schools
External Environments of Schools
School Effectiveness, Accountability, and Improvement
Decision Making in Schools
Communication in Schools
Leadership in Schools
One Last Time: A Review of the School as a Social System A Collection of Cases for Educational Leadership
Bibliography
Indexes
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