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ERIC Number: ED141882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Administration and Management in Educational Organizations. A Discussion of Issues and Proposal for a Research Program for the National Institute of Education.
Radnor, Michael, Ed.; Pondy, Louis R., Ed.
This publication examines issues related to the operation and management of educational organizations and identifies a number of research questions of potential importance. Section 1 briefly discusses the need for improved efficiency and effectiveness in educational organizations and points out the potential contributions of organizational theorists. Section 2 examines three theoretical perspectives for identifying important organizational research questions. Section 3 identifies several knowledge gaps that limit the effectiveness of the theoretical perspectives from section 2. Section 4 discusses problems and trends related to educational goals and values and organizational research. Section 5 identifies and discusses research questions related to the components of the educational system. Section 6 offers a perspective on research methods and an assessment of current trends in organization theory research. (JG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Prepared at a workshop (Watson, California, July, 1974)