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Murphy, Joseph – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The goal of this narrative synthesis is twofold. The purpose of this paper is to understand the barriers and constraints that hinder or prevent the growth of professional community. The author also want to form an empirical understanding of how educators can be successful in meeting these challenges. In both cases, the author wish to grow…
Descriptors: Barriers, Educational Improvement, Communities of Practice, School Culture
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Murphy, Joseph; Hallinger, Philip – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
Draws on other articles in this journal issue to identify emergent themes concerning the principal's evolving role in several countries. Explains the context for change, including reform pressures and political response, and examines principals' changing work environment, their transformed roles, and preparation and professional development…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Decentralization, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Murphy, Joseph; And Others – Journal of Educational Administration, 1987
Investigates the nature of administrative control in 12 instructionally effective school districts in California. Nine control functions are assumed to affect student outcomes by influencing curriculum and instruction. Findings from interviews with superintendents revealed more district-level control of principal behavior and site activity than…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Role, Centralization, Elementary Secondary Education
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Murphy, Joseph; Hallinger, Philip – Journal of Educational Administration, 1986
Superintendents in 12 instructionally effective California school districts were interviewed and documents were analyzed for coordination of instructional activities management. Results suggest that these superintendents are more active "instructional managers" than expected. A uniform picture of instructional coordination is not…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles