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Kõiv, Kersti; Liik, Kadi; Heidmets, Mati – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the mediating effect of teacher's psychological empowerment between school leadership style and teachers' work-related outcomes. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 711 teachers from 31 Estonian schools were surveyed with a questionnaire measuring four dimensions of psychological empowerment…
Descriptors: School Administration, Teacher Empowerment, Leadership Styles, Teacher Attitudes
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Leechman, Gareth; McCulla, Norman; Field, Laurie – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the processes and relationships between school councils and school leadership teams in the local governance of 18 independent, faith-based schools in New South Wales, Australia. Design/methodology/approach: A three-phase, mixed-method research design was used incorporating development of a…
Descriptors: School Administration, Foreign Countries, Governance, School Councils
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Grootenboer, Peter; Larkin, Kevin – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The authors argue that middle leaders are the key educators in school-based educational development. Schools often secure small-scale funding to engage in government or systemic initiatives, and these projects require a leadership "close to the classroom" if they are to realise sustainable educational gains. This leadership…
Descriptors: Middle Management, School Administration, Educational Development, Educational Practices
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Lemos, Monica; Liberali, Fernanda – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore a formative intervention project that was developed for the Municipal Secretariat of Education in São Paulo, Brazil for the broad development of all levels of educational management (teacher educators, coordinators, principals, teachers and students). Thus, the creative chain of activities is a key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Intervention, Meetings
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Blossing, Ulf; Liljenberg, Mette – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the understanding of Swedish school leaders' relational and management work orientation, in terms of both techno and socio structure dimensions. The background is the neoliberal policy regime, underpinned by OECD and PISA, and an increased focus on school leaders' management work.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles, Meetings
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Bryant, Darren A.; Rao, Chunping – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the influence of teacher leadership on the enactment of educational reforms in southeastern China. It considers how the work of middle and teacher leaders in schools is structured to support reform enactment at the school level. Design/methodology/approach: The research was conducted in three case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Influence
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Lochmiller, Chad R.; Mancinelli, John L. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe how elementary school principals adjust their leadership practice in response to Washington's new teacher evaluation policy. Design/methodology/approach: The authors conducted a modified content analysis of open-ended survey responses collected from elementary school principals in Washington State.…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Evaluation, State Policy
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Khumalo, Shuti Steph – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The present study contributes to the growing body of research on abusive supervision in school settings, particularly by principals. School leadership (principal) behavior has been a topical issue for decades in educational research. This paper attempts to add to scholarly knowledge in the area of school leadership and specifically the…
Descriptors: School Administration, Principals, Social Justice, Administrator Behavior
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Ritacco, Maximiliano Jose; Bolivar, Antonio – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose an emerging approach in research on school leadership, within the framework of the "International Successful School Principalship Project (ISSPP)", where one of the three key research strands is "Principals' identities". Design/methodology/approach: The paper responds, from a…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Content Analysis
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Tamir, Emanuel; Arar, Khalid – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine considerations employed in decision-making processes by Israeli high school leaders, when implementing the "Courage to Change" reform. The reform gave schools large supplementary resources in the form of "weekly instruction time" and they decided how to exploit these additional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Resource Allocation, Decision Making
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Wirawan, Hillman; Tamar, Muhammad; Bellani, Elvita – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of emotional intelligence (EI) and achievement motivation (AM) on elementary school principals' leadership styles. This study investigates the contribution of EI and AM on the two major leadership categories: the task-oriented and relationship-oriented leadership.…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Countries
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Kafa, Antonios; Pashiardis, Petros – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore a broader understanding of the role of Cypriot school principals' personal identities, through a values system perspective, when exercising their leadership. Design/methodology/approach: A multicase study methodology was followed with five school principals, representing five different leadership…
Descriptors: Principals, Case Studies, Professional Identity, Leadership Styles
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Massry-Herzallah, Asmahan; Arar, Khalid – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The research investigates perceptions of teachers in the Arab education system in Israel concerning the effect of their principal's leadership and gender on their motivation. Relying on Hofstede's cultural dimensions as an analytic tool to understand the Arab school, the purpose of this paper is to answer the following research questions:…
Descriptors: Arabs, Gender Differences, Leadership Styles, Professional Autonomy
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Nkundabanyanga, Stephen Korutaro; Muhwezi, Moses; Tauringana, Venancio – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on the results of a study carried out to determine the use of Management Accounting Practices (MAPR) in Ugandan secondary schools. The study also sought to determine whether MAPR and governing boards (board size, gender diversity and frequency of board meetings) influence the perceived competitive…
Descriptors: Accounting, Case Studies, Governing Boards, Foreign Countries
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Brooks, Jeffrey S.; Normore, Anthony H.; Wilkinson, Jane – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore theoretical connections between educational leadership for social justice and support for immigration. The authors seek to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for further study and improved practice. Design/methodology/approach: This is a theoretical research paper that introduces,…
Descriptors: Immigration, Social Justice, Leadership, Research Needs
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