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ERIC Number: ED266535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 394
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-9613933-0-0
ISSN: N/A
Odyssey to Excellence: How to Build Effective Schools through Leadership and Management Skills.
Slezak, James
This resource book, for practicing school administrators and professors of school administration, provides 151 adaptable, flexible processes which have been used effectively in school districts to improve academic achievement and learning climate. The book is organized into three parts. Part 1, "Excellence in Leadership," consists of chapters on leadership styles, time management, and management of stress. Part 2, "Excellence in Administration," begins with six chapters on planning, organization, personnel evaluation, program evaluation, staff development and learning climate. Following these are seven chapters on all levels of decision making: decision techniques, the Delphi technique, the conduct of meetings, board-superintendent relations, superintendent-principal decisions, and decision making at the elementary-middle school and high school-junior high levels respectively. Part 3, "Excellence in Programs," has five chapters on marketing, advisory councils, community schools, finance, and instruction. (TE)
Publication Sales, Merritt Publishing Company, P.O. Box 8736, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 ($20.00 prepaid).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A