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Leithwood, Kenneth; Sun, Jingping – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: This study is a quantitative exploration of a new construct the authors label as "academic culture (AC)." Treating it as generalized latent variable composed of academic press (AP), disciplinary climate (DC), and teachers' use of instructional time, the purpose of this paper is to explore the potential of this construct to be a…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Learning Processes, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Status
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Leithwood, Kenneth; Azah, Vera Ndifor – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to inquire about the characteristics of effective school leadership networks and the contribution of such networks to the development of individual leaders' professional capacities. Design/methodology/approach: The study used path-analytic techniques with survey data provided by 450 school and district leaders…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Networks, Leadership Qualities, Path Analysis
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Mascall, Blair; Leithwood, Kenneth; Straus, Tiiu; Sacks, Robin – Journal of Educational Administration, 2008
Purpose: The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between four patterns of distributed leadership and a modified version of a variable Hoy et al. have labeled "teachers' academic optimism." The distributed leadership patterns reflect the extent to which the performance of leadership functions is consciously aligned across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Responsibility, Participative Decision Making, Elementary School Teachers
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Leithwood, Kenneth; Jantzi, Doris – Journal of Educational Administration, 1997
Explores factors influencing teachers to attribute transformational leadership qualities to some principals and not others, based on a survey of 1,253 teachers from a large school system in Ontario, Canada. Results corroborated a previous study's findings that teachers' leadership attributions were largely explained by alterable variables (like…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Influences
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Leithwood, Kenneth; Jantzi, Doris – Journal of Educational Administration, 2000
Uses survey data from an achieved sample of 1,762 teachers and 9,941 students in a large Canadian school district to explore influences of transformational leadership practices on selected organizational conditions and student engagement with school. Transformational leadership strongly influenced organizational conditions and moderately but…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries