Culturally Relevant Schools: Creating Positive Workplace Relationships and Preventing Intergroup Differences [NOOK Book]

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The authors provide teachers and school leaders concrete suggestions to address workplace relationships; to respond to intergroup conflict; to create positive exchanges among different ethnic groups of teachers; and to create a strategic process to address diversity issues.

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Culturally Relevant Schools: Creating Positive Workplace Relationships and Preventing Intergroup Differences

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Overview

The authors provide teachers and school leaders concrete suggestions to address workplace relationships; to respond to intergroup conflict; to create positive exchanges among different ethnic groups of teachers; and to create a strategic process to address diversity issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136729881
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/31/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 200
  • File size: 379 KB

Meet the Author

Jean A. Madsen is Associate Professor, Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University.
Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela is Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration, Michigan State University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Pt. I Workplace relationships and intergroup differences 1
1 Performance pressures and automatic notice 9
2 Intergroup differences and group boundaries : implications for inclusive schools 35
3 Role entrapment and the glass ceiling 47
Pt. II Leadership challenges in a diverse workplace : understanding intergroup differences to create inclusive schools 55
4 Principals' perceptions of intergroup conflict : implications for creating inclusive schools 63
5 African American leaders' perceptions of intergroup conflict 83
6 Diversity self-efficacy : concluding thoughts 101
Pt. III Leadership using a strategic process 107
7 Leadership in diverse contexts : toward a theoretical framework 113
8 Strategic process to develop diversity plans for schools 131
App. A The African American teacher and school leader studies 139
App. B Properties of intergroup conflict 157
App. C Leadership competencies for diverse contexts 159
App. D Strategic response to diversity 165
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