Images of Schools: Structures and Roles in Organizational Behavior / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- 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 theory to education. The results will help school administrators develop more effective strategies and tactics.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)|
Table of Contents
PART ONE: IMAGES OF STRUCTURESchool Organizations by Design - Brian Rowan The Organizational Design of SchoolsSchools as Decision-Making Arenas - Charles Taylor Kerchner and Krista D Caufman Institutionalism and Strategic Decisions in EducationSchools as Learning Organizations - Eric Rait Against the Current: Organizational Learning in SchoolsSchools as Cultural Arenas - Terrence E Deal Symbols and Symbolic ActivityPART TWO: IMAGES OF ROLESRedesigning the Role of the Teacher - Ann Weaver Hart The Impacts of Mathematics and Computer Technology on the Core Assumptions and Practices of TeachingEnabling Good Teaching Performance - Stephen M Mitchell Performance Management in EducationAssessing Teaching Performance - Gary Sykes and Jason Millman The Assessment of Teaching Based on Evidence of Student LearningSchool Administrators as Boundary Spanners - Ellen B Goldring Striking a Balance: Boundary Spanning and Environmental Manangement in SchoolsSchool Administrators as Leaders - Lee G Bolman and Rafael Heller Research on School Leadership: The State of the ArtFitting Leaders to School Organizations - Rodney T Ogawa Administrator Succession in School OrganizationsPART THREE: CONCLUDING ESSAYThe Implicit Action beneath Explicit Organizing Models - Samuel B Bacharach and Bryan Mundell