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ERIC Number: EJ801643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 91
ISSN: ISSN-0957-8234
Board Governance of Independent Schools: A Framework for Investigation
McCormick, John; Barnett, Kerry; Alavi, Seyyed Babak; Newcombe, Geoffrey
Journal of Educational Administration, v44 n5 p429-445 2006
Purpose: This paper develops a theoretical framework to guide future inquiry into board governance of independent schools. Design/methodology/approach: The authors' approach is to integrate literatures related to corporate and educational boards, motivation, leadership and group processes that are appropriate for conceptualizing independent school board governance processes. Findings: Shows that the institutional role of an independent school board is likely to be quite different, and considerably more significant than the role of a board of a systemic school. Originality/value: This paper develops an original theoretical framework that will provide a sound basis for investigation of an important but neglected aspect of educational administration in Australia. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia