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Managing Education : Theory and Practice - Tony Bush

Managing Education

Theory and Practice

By: Tony Bush (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st November 1989
ISBN: 9780335092420
Number Of Pages: 176

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"Managing Education" examines the managerial processes and leadership styles most likely to be effective in running the post-Education Reform Act education service.

The nature of theory in educational management; legal authority in a bureaucracy; the organizational framework for educational leadership; collegial authority and the receding locus of power; towards the collegial primary school; building a political model; the micropolitics of schools; organizations as social inventions -rethinking assumptions about change; teacher perspectives on pastoral care; leadership and ambiguity; educational organizations as loosely coupled systems; ambiguity models and secondary schools - a case study; management of higher education institutions in a period of contraction and uncertainty. Indexes: author; subject.

ISBN: 9780335092420
ISBN-10: 033509242X
Series: Management in Education
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st November 1989
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.29