ERIC Number: EJ560202
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Types, Workplace Controls, and the Organization of Schools.
Bidwell, Charles E.; Frank, Kenneth A.; Quiroz, Pamela A.
Sociology of Education, v70 n4 p285-307 Oct 1997
Presents a theory of workplace control in American high schools based on the assumption that school workplaces contain potent systems that control the everyday work attitudes and conduct of teachers. Posits the formation of teacher types, each comprising distinctive attitudes toward work, as the link between control systems and behavior. (MJP)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Environment, Educational Sociology, High Schools, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Climate, Quality of Working Life, School Organization, Social Control, Socialization, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teaching (Occupation), Teaching Conditions, Work Environment
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A