ERIC Number: EJ350727
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
The Power to Persuade: A Working Paper in the Micropolitics of Educational Planning.
O'Brien, Peter W.
Educational Planning, v5 n4 p3-11 Win 1987
This working paper focuses on the educational planner as a bureaucratic actor. To explain planner influence or lack of influence in the policymaking process, practitioners need to explore the micropolitics of organizations and understand individual, organizational, and situational forces demanding their engagement. Planners need an engaged perspective to succeed. Includes 44 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A
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