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ERIC Number: EJ544358
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1363-2434
Life in Schools--A Qualitative Study of Teacher Perspectives on the Politics of Principals: Ineffective Leadership Behaviors and Their Consequences upon Teacher Thinking and Behavior.
Spaulding, Angela
School Leadership & Management, v17 n1 p39-55 Mar 1997
A study of 81 experienced teachers reports that to understand and survive classroom life, a knowledge of interpersonal politics was essential. The qualitative data set disclosed seven major categories of ineffective principal influences on teacher thinking and behavior: lack of participatory decision making, lack of support, favoritism, unclear/unreasonable expectations, muscle flexing, micromanagement, and contradictory body language. (14 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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