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Understanding Schools as Intelligent Systems : Advances in Research and Theories of School Management and Educational - Rodney T. Ogawa

Understanding Schools as Intelligent Systems

Advances in Research and Theories of School Management and Educational

By: Rodney T. Ogawa (Editor), Kenneth Leithwood (Editor)

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Published: 27th December 1999
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This volume focuses on organizational learning in schools and school systems. The compilation of studies reported in the volume range from developing intellectual capacities in individuals and teams to building intellectual capacity at the school and district levels. The volume also examines the effects of organizational learning in these settings.

List of contributors
Preface
Introduction: understanding schools as intelligent systems
Developing the Intellectual Capacitites of Individuals and Teams
District contributions to principals' situated learning
School leadership teams: factors that influence their development and effectiveness
Exploitation or exploration?
Secondary school administrative team learning
Building the Intellectual Capacities of Schools and Districts
Conditions fostering organizational learning in schools
Leadership, culture, and organizational learning
Systems Thinking/Systems Changing": a computer simulation for learning how to make schools smarter
District approaches to capacity development in schools: a review of the possibilities
Organizational learning in educational policy systems
Diagnosing the extent of organizational learning capacity in schools
Organizational Learning Effects. The capacity for organizational learning: implications for pedagogical quality and student achievement
Leadership for organizational learning in Australian secondary schools
The transformation of secondary schools into learning organizations
Conclusion: what we have learned about schools as intelligent systems
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ISBN: 9780762300242
ISBN-10: 0762300248
Series: Advances in Research and Theories of School Management and Educational
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 27th December 1999
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.66