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ERIC Number: ED018854
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Feb
Pages: 15
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Reference Count: 0
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VALUES AND VALUE RELATIONSHIPS OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS.
ROSE, GALE W.
THIS DOCUMENT REPORTS STUDY OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS' VALUES, THEIR CONGRUENCE WITH TEACHER VALUES, AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO CERTAIN DEMOGRAPHIC FACTS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS. DATA WERE OBTAINED FROM PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS IN 31 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS DISTRIBUTED OVER URBAN, SUBURBAN, AND RURAL AREAS OF A MIDWEST STATE. VALUES WERE MEASURED BY PRINCE'S DIFFERENTIAL VALUES INVENTORY, AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR WAS MEASURED ON THE SCHOOL CHARACTERISTICS INVENTORY. EXAMINATION OF THE DATA RESULTED IN THE FOLLOWING CONCLUSIONS--(1) THERE ARE SUBSTANTIAL VARIATIONS ON ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND PERSONAL VALUES AMONG SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL OF THE SAME GENERAL TYPE, AND THESE VARIATIONS OCCUR IN SOME PATTERNS OF RELATIONSHIP TO PAST AND PRESENT ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, (2) PRINCIPALS' CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENTS APPEAR TO BE RELATED TO PRESENT ADULT EXPRESSIONS OF VALUES, AND BOTH PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS TYPICALLY APPEAR TO LOCATE IN SCHOOL-COMMUNITY SETTINGS WHICH RELATE TO THESE BASIC VALUE SYSTEMS, AND (3) CONGRUENCE IN VALUES BETWEEN PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS IN THE SAME SCHOOL WAS NOT FOUND TO RELATE TO STYLES OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR NOR TO THE PERSONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABLES INCLUDED IN THIS STUDY. THIS PAPER WAS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY TO THE AMERICAN EDUCATION RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, FEBRUARY 8-10, 1968). (HM)
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Identifiers: Illinois (Chicago)