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Mintrop, Rick – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of principals in light of public management reforms taking place in the German educational system and in reference to the empirical patterns uncovered by the papers contained in the Special Issue. Policy makers have created new expectations and new technologies that seem to suggest to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Public Administration, Educational Change
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Rusch, Edith A.; Horsford, Sonya Douglass – International Journal of Educational Management, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to seek to conceptualize a theory of self-contribution as a framework for understanding and demonstrating the dispositions and skills academics and educational leaders need to break the silence and engage in constructive talk about race across color lines. Design/methodology/approach: Brian Fay's framework for…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Epistemology, Instructional Leadership, Diversity (Institutional)
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Macpherson, Reynold – International Journal of Educational Management, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to invite educational managers and management educators to reflect critically on practice. Design/methodology/approach: Using the point of Socrates' death, the paper suggests ways of reflecting on actions using ethically-critical, socially-critical, environmentally-critical, politically-critical and…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Management Development, Information Technology, Social Responsibility
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Bezzina, Christopher – International Journal of Educational Management, 2006
Purpose: The school environment in the islands of Malta is experiencing important changes that need to be critically addressed if school improvement and, more importantly, student learning is going to be enhanced. This paper aims to present the education authorities with an introductory review which aims to contextualise the potential networking…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Inclusive Schools
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Srikanthan, G.; Dalrymple, John – International Journal of Educational Management, 2003
Suggests that the quality in higher education (HE) debate is narrowly focused on adapting industrial quality systems. Asserts that quality management's (QM) practice in HE is deteriorating into managerialism because of lack of shared vision and match between QM techniques and educational processes. Proposes a new approach with QM as the broad…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, Quality Control, Total Quality Management
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Calabrese, Raymond L. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2003
Asserting that an effective school administrator understands the significance of needed change and the consequences of what it means to be a change-driven school administrator, discusses various aspects of knowing when it is time to leave one paradigm and embrace a new one. (EV)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Agents, Educational Change, Leadership Effectiveness
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Crowther, David; Carter, Chris – International Journal of Educational Management, 2002
Explores why the trend in management teaching and research toward increased specialization and self-referential legitimation is ultimately self-defeating because the needs of the customers involved are changing from specialization to generalization. (EV)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Business Administration Education, Higher Education, Problems
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Calabrese, Raymond L. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2002
Asserts that effective school leaders understand the magnitude of what it means to lead change, and explores how a starting point for the school leader is in understanding the nature of change. (EV)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness
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Davies, Brent – International Journal of Educational Management, 2002
Discusses, for consideration by school leaders, six changes (economic and societal contexts, educational reform, "educational business," tensions between autonomy and recentralization, technology, and use and misuse of information) and six challenges (leading with moral purpose, leading reengineering, leading development of core competencies,…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Educational Change, Educational Environment
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Mok, Magdalena Mo Ching; Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2001
Discusses a theoretical model that can be used to deepen understanding of the nature and process of self-learning, and to facilitate students in becoming highly motivated and effective self-learners with the support of a networked human and information technology (IT) environment. Explores how the theory's implications can contribute to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Independent Study, Information Technology, Learning Motivation
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Calabrese, Raymond L.; Roberts, Brian – International Journal of Educational Management, 2001
Frames executive derailment (when a manager who is expected and capable of going higher in an organization is fired, demoted, or plateaued) in an ethical context embedded in the character of school leaders. Asserts that any act of derailment violates ethical principles since it causes harm to a population that has a social contract with the school…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrator Behavior, Administrators, Ethics
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Reilly, David H. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2000
Addresses the lack of success in educational reform efforts using metacognitive analysis of the basic linear assumption of most current reform efforts. Suggests a different nonlinear theoretical orientation and perspective for understanding reform efforts, and contrasts the two approaches in two examples of educational reform: learning/curriculum…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Research
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Phillips, Melodie R.; Horton, Veronica – International Journal of Educational Management, 2000
Discussion of cheating by business education students first examines the current state of integration of the Internet into marketing education. Then it explores areas of concern that face education in relation to the use of the Internet, including student research and reference techniques, plagiarism, and accessibility of custom and off-the-shelf…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Cheating, Higher Education, Internet
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Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2000
Proposes a new paradigm for teaching and learning based on the concepts of contexualized multiple intelligences (CMIs) and concepts and processes of triplization, including globalization, localization, and individualization. Implications of the new paradigm for changing curriculum, pedagogy, and general educational reform are drawn. (DB)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Vinten, Gerald – International Journal of Educational Management, 2000
Discusses issues and trends in business education, including: globalization, partly mediated through the Internet; the rise of corporate and virtual universities; heightened competition among schools; finding and nurturing appropriate staff; achieving critical mass; serving the entire economy; working with relevant partners inside and outside the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Competition, Educational Quality, Educational Trends
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