ERIC Number: EJ450984
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Principal in Schools of Choice: Middle Manager, Entrepreneur, and Symbol Manager.
Crow, Gary M.
Urban Review, v24 n3 p165-74 Sep 1992
Discusses the institutional and organizational environment of schools of choice in the public sector, focusing on the role of the principal. The principal's leadership role is that of middle manager, entrepreneur responsible for attracting and holding parents and students, and symbol manager, responsible for developing an organizational consciousness. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Environment, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Entrepreneurship, Instructional Leadership, Middle Management, Organizational Climate, Principals, Public Schools, School Administration, School Choice, School Restructuring, Student Recruitment, Symbolism
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A