ERIC Number: ED493365
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Ethics and the School Administrator: Balancing Today's Complex Issues
Rowman & Littlefield Education
This is a research-based book to help school administrators understand and more effectively deal with the ethical compromises that arise as a result of the complex organizational and interpersonal demands of their leadership roles. The author combines personal knowledge, candid revelations, and interview data from five dedicated school administrators to show how they are able to achieve the greater good. This book tells the real-life story of educators' professional experiences and gives a practical examination of their decision-making process. Recommendations for professional practice are included. This book will be of interest to principals, superintendents, school board members, and professors and students in educational leadership programs. Following a preface, this book is divided into eight chapters: (1) A Body of Knowledge; (2) Organizations; (3) Behavior; (4) Ethics; (5) Organizational Politics; (6) Interpersonal Dynamics; (7) Professional Ethics; and (8) Balancing It All.
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Boards of Education, Ethics, Leadership Training, Principals, Educational Administration, Interpersonal Competence, Politics of Education, Administrator Role
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Administrators
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