ERIC Number: ED097757
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
An Organizational View of Educational Innovation. Research and Development Memorandum No. 126.
Deal, Terrence E.; Baldridge, J. Victor
Since educational organizations must constantly change to meet the demands of a changing society, educational administrators might look to the social sciences for help in managing change and innovation. This paper argues that an organizational approach to educational innovation is likely to be more successful than an individualistic approach. After reviewing some of the shortcomings of innovation research in providing practical assistance to the administrator, it offers an organizational perspective on innovation and rules for developing effective organizational strategies. A new approach to research on education is suggested, emphasizing the underlying processes involved. (Author)
Publication Type: Books
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Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Center for Research and Development in Teaching.