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Ben-Tov, Shoshana; Romi, Shlomo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between parents' involvement related to their alertness of what happens in school and their identification with school and their children's attitudes toward school, social adjustment, self-efficacy and academic achievements. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaires were answered…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Educational Attitudes
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Nance, Erica; Calabrese, Raymond L. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the reasons current or former tenured special education teachers in a Local Education Agency remain or leave their special education teaching positions through the theoretical perspectives of organizational learning and organizational culture. The paper aims to describe the influence of increased…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Teacher Persistence, Focus Groups, Interviews
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Oplatka, Izhar – International Journal of Educational Management, 2009
Purpose: Professionals and employees have been documented to perform a wide variety of extra-role activities (also called organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB)) for which they are neither paid, nor obliged to accomplish by superiors. The paper aims to obtain greater understanding of the consequences of teacher OCB to the teachers who perform…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Altruism, Job Satisfaction, Teaching Experience
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly – International Journal of Educational Management, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify Israeli teachers' perceptions about the relationships between mentoring styles and team culture and the effect of these relationships on mentoring effectiveness. Design/methodology/approach: The sample consisted of 169 Israeli teachers from 22 science and technology teams in junior high schools.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Effectiveness, Group Dynamics, Work Environment
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Kocabas, Ibrahim – International Journal of Educational Management, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to look at the communication preferences of teachers on the basis of high- and low-context distinction. Design/methodology/approach: In total, 275 teachers employed in primary schools in Elazig, Malatya, and Diyarbakir provinces were chosen as the sample group. Cultural communication scale-Turkish scale…
Descriptors: Verbal Communication, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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Schechter, Chen; Tschannen-Moran, Megan – International Journal of Educational Management, 2006
Purpose: This study explores the notion of collective teacher efficacy, a characteristic of schools that has emerged as a significant factor in school productivity. More specifically, this paper examines the construct validity and reliability of the Israeli Collective Teacher Efficacy Scale and explores variables that may influence teachers' sense…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Elementary Schools, Self Efficacy
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Calabrese, Raymond L.; Sherwood, Kristen; Fast, John; Womack, Cynthia – International Journal of Educational Management, 2004
A research team consisting of doctoral students and their faculty advisor investigated the differences in perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes between school principals and teachers in a United States suburban Midwest school district using a qualitative embedded case study research design. Researchers interviewed all building principals; they…
Descriptors: Research Design, Summative Evaluation, Principals, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Leveson, Lynne – International Journal of Educational Management, 2004
Studies have highlighted the influence of how students perceive their learning environment in shaping their attitudes to learning, their approach to learning and ultimately with the quality of their learning outcomes. Although far less extensively researched, it appears that how academics perceive their teaching environment influences both what…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Work Environment, Foreign Countries
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Hogan, Christine – International Journal of Educational Management, 1999
Innovations in the teaching and learning strategies used in an organizational-behavior course developed for the business school of Curtin University of Technology (Australia) are detailed. Faculty (n=18) and students (n=800) involved in the course-development process were organized into semi-autonomous study groups and learned to cope with group…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Change Strategies, Classroom Techniques, Conflict Resolution