Educational Administration : Theory, Research, and Practice

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-08-21
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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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.

Author Biography

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



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