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Louis, Karen Seashore; Murphy, Joseph – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether principals can have an impact on organizational learning (OL). The authors use a cultural perspective, based both in the emerging literature from positive psychology and the relatively well-developed research tradition in studying the nature and impacts of OL to address four questions:…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Trust (Psychology), Caring, Organizational Culture
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Myers, Emily; Murphy, Joseph – Journal of Educational Administration, 1995
Examines control mechanisms that superintendents used to shape and direct suburban high school principals' work. Includes four hierarchical controls (supervision, input, behavior, and output) and two nonhierarchical controls (section/socialization and environmental), along with school social status and district size. The control mechanisms were…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, High Schools, Principals, Professional Autonomy