Organizational Learning in Schools

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Overview

This volume presents the view that what matters most are learning processes in organizations and ways of enhancing the sophistication and power of these processes. Each contributor, therefore, explicitly addresses the meaning(s) of organizational learning which they have adopted themselves.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789026515392
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Series: Contexts of Learning Series
  • Pages: 394
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Organizational Learning in Schools: An Introduction
Kenneth Leithwood and Karen Seashore Louis
Part I
Chapter 2: Creating Community in Reform: Images of Organizational
Learning in Inner-City Schools
Karen Seashore Louis and Sharon D. Kruse
Chapter 3: Informal Learning Communities and their Effects
Miriam Ben-Peretz and Shifra Schonmann
Chapter 4: Leadership and other Conditions which Foster
Organizational Learning in Schools
Kenneth Leithwood, Doris Jantzi, and Rosanne Steinbach
Part II
Chapter 5: Talking about Restructuring: Using Concept Maps
Jean A. King, Jeffrey Allen, and Khahm Nguyen
Chapter 6: Organizational Consequences of Participatory Evaluation:
School District Case Study
J. Bradley Cousins
Chapter 7: Professional Development Schools as Contexts for Teacher
Learning and Leadership
Linda Darling-Hammond, Velma Cobb, and Marcella Bullmaster
Chapter 8: Learning about Organizational Learning
Coral Mitchell and Larry Sackney
Part III
Chapter 9: Team Learning Processes

Kenneth Leithwood
Chapter 10: Intellectual Roots of Organizational Learning
J. Bradley Cousins
Chapter 11: School Development and Organizational Learning:
Toward an Integrative Theory
Janna C. Voogt, Nijs A.J. Lagerweij, and Karen Seashore Louis
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Part IV
Chapter 12: Organizational Learning and Current Reform Efforts:
From Exploitation to Exploration

Sam Stringfield
Chapter 13: From Organizational Learning to Professional Learning
Communities
Karen Seashore Louis and Kenneth Leithwood
Author Index
Subject Index

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