ERIC Number: ED180053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Nov-6
Reference Count: 0
Organizational Control and the Middle School Principal: Man/Woman in the Middle.
Brumbaugh, Robert B.; Skinkus, John R.
Recent empirical research identifies a potential area of both role and organizational conflict for the middle school principal and perhaps all principals. Findings from a role norm inventory reveal that middle school principals do not perceive the relative importance of disciplining pupils, while teachers--significant members of their role sector--accord this particular role behavior considerable weight. While differing significantly in their rankings of a general listing of pupil personnel role behaviors, middle school principals, teachers, and counselors demonstrated a degree of consensus on selected items relating to the principal's authority in matters of organizational control. Implications for administrative practice, research, and theory are explored. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Concerned Leaders in Educational Administration and Research (2nd, Alexandria, VA, Nov. 6, 1978)