Organizational Literacy for Educators [NOOK Book]

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Teachers and administrators who understand the "politics" in schools can operate more successfully to facilitate change. This text teaches educators to identify and influence common social patterns that affect their work in school organizations. It combines literature from educational leadership and foundations of education to provide a comprehensive introduction to organizational theories related to schooling. A particularly notable feature is that in addition to traditional bureaucratic and political ...
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Organizational Literacy for Educators

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Overview

Teachers and administrators who understand the "politics" in schools can operate more successfully to facilitate change. This text teaches educators to identify and influence common social patterns that affect their work in school organizations. It combines literature from educational leadership and foundations of education to provide a comprehensive introduction to organizational theories related to schooling. A particularly notable feature is that in addition to traditional bureaucratic and political approaches, there is a substantial focus on recent critical and feminist theories. Assuming little prior knowledge of theories about school organizations, Organizational Literacy for Educators is intended as a text for introductory graduate courses as well as for advanced undergraduate courses in educational foundations and educational leadership, and for groups such as site-based management teams and district professional development committees.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410603661
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/1/1999
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 519 KB

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Organizational Literacy and Social Patterns. Bureaucratic Social Patterns and Schools. Political Social Patterns and Schools. Communal Social Patterns and Schools. Patterns of Inequality: Earlier Critical Approaches to Schooling. Patterns of Inequality: More Recent Critical Approaches to Schooling. Patterns of Inequality: Feminist Approaches to Schooling. Complexity and School Organizations. Cases for Analysis.
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