School Business Administration: A Planning Approach / Edition 6

School Business Administration: A Planning Approach / Edition 6

by Walter G. Hack, John R. Ray, I. Carl Candoli, Carl I. Candoli
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205273548

ISBN-13: 9780205273546

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

School business administration in schools is seldom understood and even less appreciated. Instructional decisions often have business implications and, in turn, business decisions have instructional implications. Thus, school business administrators and instructional and support personnel must collaborate in both kinds of decisions. A classic in the

Overview

School business administration in schools is seldom understood and even less appreciated. Instructional decisions often have business implications and, in turn, business decisions have instructional implications. Thus, school business administrators and instructional and support personnel must collaborate in both kinds of decisions. A classic in the field, previous editions of this book have been an invaluable resources to readers. This book develops a rationale for the function of school business administration and describes the concepts and practices which implement that function. The authors describe the social, economic, and political context of school business administration and constantly link concepts to practices. School administrators and economists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205273546
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
1 School Business Administration: Context, Function, Practice, and Process
1(20)
The Evolving Context
1(4)
The Organizational Context of the Administrative Team
5(2)
Conceptualizing a School Business Administration Function
7(4)
Emerging Challenges to School Business Administration
11(3)
Planning as Strategy and Process
14(2)
An Alternative View of Educational Planning
16(2)
Summary
18(1)
Suggested Activities
19(1)
Suggested Readings
19(1)
Notes
19(2)
2 A Legislative and Judicial Context for School Business Administration
21(17)
Legislative-Judicial Origins of School Business Administration
23(3)
Legislative and Judicial Concepts Useful in School Business Administration
26(7)
Compliance Responsibilities and Practices
33(2)
Summary
35(1)
Suggested Activities
36(1)
Suggested Readings
36(1)
Notes
37(1)
3 The Revenue and Fiscal Context
38(16)
Taxation
40(6)
Planning for Local Revenues
46(2)
The Interactive Nature of State-Local Funding
48(1)
Planning for State Revenues
48(4)
Summary
52(1)
Suggested Activities
52(1)
Suggested Readings
52(1)
Notes
53(1)
4 A Management Concept
54(36)
The Nature of Management Concepts
54(8)
Private versus Public Sector Management
62(1)
School Business Administration as a Subset of Generic Management
63(1)
Management Applications
63(23)
Summary
86(1)
Suggested Activities
86(2)
Suggested Readings
88(1)
Notes
89(1)
5 An Information Systems Context
90(31)
The Linguistics of Information Systems
90(3)
Role and Scope of Information Flow as Related to Data-Based Management--MIS Concept
93(5)
Unique Role of the Business Administrator
98(1)
Effect on Staff/Administrators/Faculty
99(5)
Selection Process
104(4)
Utilization
108(4)
Types of Equipment
112(6)
The Future of Educational Data Processing
118(1)
Summary
119(1)
Suggested Activities
119(1)
Suggested Readings
120(1)
Notes
120(1)
6 Strategic Planning and Budgeting
121(30)
The Statutory Bases for School System Budgeting
122(1)
Concepts of Budgeting
122(2)
Concepts of Budgeting More Suited to Present and Future Educational Systems
124(1)
Site-Based Budgeting
124(12)
Evolution of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, Evaluation System
136(5)
Zero-Based Budgeting
141(3)
Concepts of Budget Development
144(2)
The Budget Process
146(3)
Summary
149(1)
Suggested Activities
149(1)
Suggested Readings
149(1)
Notes
150(1)
7 Accounting, Auditing, and Reporting
151(26)
School Accounting
152(6)
School Fund Accounting and Operation
158(4)
School Accounting in Contemporary Practice
162(7)
Auditing
169(2)
Reporting
171(3)
Summary
174(1)
Suggested Activities
175(1)
Suggested Readings
175(1)
Notes
176(1)
8 Personnel and Payroll Administration
177(31)
Challenges of Personnel Administration
177(3)
Personnel Planning and Recruitment
180(4)
Orientation, Training, Development, and Motivation
184(3)
Personnel Supervision
187(7)
Professional Negotiations
194(9)
Personnel Budgeting
203(2)
Summary
205(1)
Suggested Activities
206(1)
Suggested Readings
206(1)
Notes
206(2)
9 Purchasing and Distribution
208(26)
Purchasing
208(3)
Legal Aspects of Purchasing
211(15)
Inventory Control
226(2)
Educational Materials en Route--Distribution
228(2)
Evaluation of Purchasing, Inventory, and Distribution Systems
230(1)
Summary
231(1)
Suggested Activities
232(1)
Suggested Readings
232(1)
Note
233(1)
10 Maintenance and Operation
234(32)
Maintenance
236(10)
Plant Operation
246(18)
Summary
264(1)
Suggested Activities
264(1)
Suggested Readings
264(1)
Notes
265(1)
11 Capital Asset Planning and Management
266(30)
Comprehensive Strategic Planning
266(20)
Procurement of Furniture and Equipment
286(1)
Orientation and Training Programs
287(1)
Additional Planning Considerations
288(5)
Summary
293(1)
Suggested Activities
294(1)
Suggested Readings
294(1)
Notes
295(1)
12 Cash Management
296(21)
The Nature of Cash for Investment
297(1)
Cash Flow
298(2)
Investment Considerations
300(14)
Debt Management
314(1)
Summary
314(1)
Suggested Activities
315(1)
Suggested Readings
315(1)
Notes
316(1)
13 Risk Management and Insurance
317(26)
The Role of Insurance
320(3)
Planning Insurance Acquisition
323(1)
Insurance Contracts
324(2)
Types of Insurance Options
326(11)
Alternate Financing for Risk Management
337(1)
Insurance Records, Maintenance, and Protection
337(1)
Personnel and Contractor Concerns of Risk Management
338(1)
Vehicle Insurance
339(1)
Occupational Safety and Health Act
339(2)
Summary
340(1)
Suggested Activities
341(1)
Suggested Readings
341(2)
Notes
341(3)
14 Auxiliary Services
343(25)
Transportation Services
344(9)
Food Services
353(9)
Security Services
362(3)
Other Auxiliary Services
365(1)
Summary
366(1)
Suggested Activities
367(1)
Suggested Readings
367(1)
Note
367(1)
15 School Business Administration Perspectives
368(17)
Fiscal and Economic Perspectives
369(2)
The Centralization/Decentralization Dichotomy
371(4)
Site-Based Management
375(3)
Personal Skills for School Business Administrators
378(5)
Summary
383(1)
Suggested Activities
383(1)
Suggested Readings
383(1)
Notes
384(1)
Glossary 385(11)
Index 396

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