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ERIC Number: ED546957
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 94
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ISBN: 978-1-2675-1513-1
Defining the Core of Positive School Culture
Alexander, Justin T.
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Trevecca Nazarene University
This study explored the traits and leadership tactics of an effective leader that influenced the climate and culture of a school. This study examined changes a principal made to the climate in order to establish leadership and cultivate positive school culture. The purpose of this study was to examine leadership and culture together by observing the dynamics of change through effective leadership. Climate was examined to find positive change and to identify bedrocks of positive culture in schools. Repeated practices and norms started by the leader that lead to positive change where documented as emergent themes. The emergent themes identified by the researcher were grouped into a model of core elements of school culture. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
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Language: English
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