ERIC Number: ED050482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
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The Role of System Analysis in Education Management: A Pragmatic Appraisal and a New Perspective.
Evans, John A.
This paper explores the potential of systems analysis for the educational manager. It contains a review of systems concepts with comments on current and proper practice. An application model of systems analysis in an organizational context is provided to foster rational decisionmaking and increased skill in problem finding and solving. The limitations and the future of systems analysis are also discussed to provide educational managers with balanced perspectives to assist them in organizational renewal. Funds for this research were provided by an ESEA Title III grant. (Author/RA)
Descriptors: Administration, Decision Making, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Management Systems, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Problem Solving, Systems Analysis, Systems Concepts
Mrs. Elaine Barnes, Director of Education, San Mateo County Office of Education, 590 Hamilton Street, Redwood City, California 94063 ($.50)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Operation PEP, Burlingame, CA.; San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools, Redwood City, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III