Tangled Hierarchies: Teachers as Professionals and the Management of Schools

Tangled Hierarchies: Teachers as Professionals and the Management of Schools

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Overview

"Shedd and Bacharach provide new insights, practical perspectives, and a scholarly justification for changing the archaic structure of our schools and the management of the professionals working in them... This unusually significant book will remain important for a long time to come."
James W. Guthrie, director of Policy Analysis for California Education, School of Education, University of California, Berkeley

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470639498
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/10/1991
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Joseph B. Shedd and Samuel B. Bacharach are the authors of Tangled Hierarchies: Teachers as Professionals and the Management of Schools, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Professionals in Bureaucracies.

2. The Work of Teachers.

3. Autonomy and Control.

4. Restructuring the Job of Teaching.

5. Compensating Teachers.

6. Structuring Participation.

7. The Changing Role of Unions.

8. Conclusion: Restructuring Relationships in Schools.

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"Shedd and Bacharach provide new insights, practical perspectives, and a scholarly justification for changing the archaic structure of our schools and the management of the professionals working in them... This unusually significant book will remain important for a long time to come."
James W. Guthrie, director of Policy Analysis for California Education, School of Education, University of California, Berkeley

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