Educational administration today is a matter of dealing with ongoing change. The book serves to underscore the effects of organizational development (OD) on contemporary practices and then extends the concept into the facilitation of change management for present and future administrative effectiveness. New strategies in administrative management, innovative procedures in dealing with the changing tasks facing school leaders, visioning processes related to program provisions and services offered, empowerment processes related to talent development the learning organization, problem diagnosis and solving strategies, collaborative group change processes, culture and climate impacts on school effectiveness, action research strategies, organizational development models and processes, and foundational OD theories/practice and other components of the OD process are included in the book.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.04(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.42(d)|
About the Author
M. Scott Norton has served as a classroom teacher, coordinator of curriculum, associate superintendent and superintendent of schools. He served as professor and vice-chairman of the Department of Educational Administration and Supervision at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and chairman of the Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies at Arizona State University where he currently professor emeritus.
Table of ContentsPreface
Chapter 1Concepts of Organizational Development: Toward Effective Change and Practice
Chapter 2--- Foundational Concepts and Contributions of Organizational Development
Chapter 3--- Three Primary Characteristics of Organizational Development, Change, Change & Change
Chapter 4 Organizational Culture and Organizational Climate: The Sin qua non of Program Effectiveness
Chapter 5 Organizational Development: Applications in Education with a Look to the Future
About the Author