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ERIC Number: ED246558
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 67
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-951-44-1561-2
Some Characteristics of School Principals: A Pilot Investigation into Cognitive Styles and Leadership Conception of Finnish School Principals.
Leino, Jarkko
This six-part pamphlet examines 87 Finnish principals' personalities in terms of leadership and cognitive styles. The study's purpose is noted in section 1. Section 2 analyzes pedagogical roles and behaviors from a normative dimension perspective. Section 3 shifts to the personal dimension in discussing styles, values, and vocational preferences. Section 4 deals with the study's four problem areas, and section 5 summarizes results in terms of principals' subject areas, cognitive styles, teaching method preferences, leadership concepts, and attitudes toward criticism. A final section discusses those results. A four-page bibliography is appended. (KS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tampere Univ., Hameelinna (Finland). Dept. of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Finland