Images of Schools: Structures and Roles in Organizational Behavior / Edition 1

Images of Schools: Structures and Roles in Organizational Behavior / Edition 1

by Samuel B. Bacharach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803962517

ISBN-13: 9780803962514

Pub. Date: 03/15/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The current debate in the United States over education reform, particularly school restructuring, is essentially over which strategy of organization will achieve the best result: Accountability versus autonomy; empowerment versus centralization; or standardization versus flexibility? This innovative book applies analytical perspectives from organizational

Overview

The current debate in the United States over education reform, particularly school restructuring, is essentially over which strategy of organization will achieve the best result: Accountability versus autonomy; empowerment versus centralization; or standardization versus flexibility? This innovative book applies analytical perspectives from organizational theory to education. The results will help school administrators develop more effective strategies and tactics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803962514
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/15/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: IMAGES OF STRUCTURE
School Organizations by Design - Brian Rowan
The Organizational Design of Schools
Schools as Decision-Making Arenas - Charles Taylor Kerchner and Krista D Caufman
Institutionalism and Strategic Decisions in Education
Schools as Learning Organizations - Eric Rait
Against the Current: Organizational Learning in Schools
Schools as Cultural Arenas - Terrence E Deal
Symbols and Symbolic Activity
PART TWO: IMAGES OF ROLES
Redesigning the Role of the Teacher - Ann Weaver Hart
The Impacts of Mathematics and Computer Technology on the Core Assumptions and Practices of Teaching
Enabling Good Teaching Performance - Stephen M Mitchell
Performance Management in Education
Assessing Teaching Performance - Gary Sykes and Jason Millman
The Assessment of Teaching Based on Evidence of Student Learning
School Administrators as Boundary Spanners - Ellen B Goldring
Striking a Balance: Boundary Spanning and Environmental Manangement in Schools
School Administrators as Leaders - Lee G Bolman and Rafael Heller
Research on School Leadership: The State of the Art
Fitting Leaders to School Organizations - Rodney T Ogawa
Administrator Succession in School Organizations
PART THREE: CONCLUDING ESSAY
The Implicit Action beneath Explicit Organizing Models - Samuel B Bacharach and Bryan Mundell

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