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ERIC Number: EJ544319
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
Current Tensions in the Principalship: Finding an Appropriate Balance.
Ripley, Dale
NASSP Bulletin, v81 n589 p55-65 May 1997
Discusses tensions characterizing the principalship including tensions of leadership (collaborative versus authoritarian, masculine versus feminine, instructional leadership versus managerial, and leader versus servant); tensions of need (one versus the many, professional versus personal demands, and teacher versus student growth); and social and cultural tensions (managerial versus communal vision, rhetoric versus reality, and stability versus change). Suggests balance is needed. (30 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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