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Balikçi, Abdullah – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2020
Organizations aim at achieving their objectives with their personnel. One of the personnel of a school, which is also an organization, is the assistant principal. Assistant principals are the personnel managing the school with the school principal. This study aims at presenting how assistant principals interpret their roles and jobs in managing…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Administrator Role, Governance, Administrator Responsibility
Mace, Teresa Marie Taylor – ProQuest LLC, 2013
A significant increase in community colleges' (CC) presidential retirements is resulting in a huge loss of critical knowledge and experience. Recognition of this has led to numerous efforts and initiatives to prepare future community college leaders. These efforts have included numerous attempts to identify the competencies, skills, and leadership…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Observation, Administrator Role
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Rinehart, Shelley M. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2007
The term "M.B.A." is globally recognized as referring to a Masters of Business Administration Program, a degree historically perceived as a graduate's ticket to employment opportunities, generous salaries and the business savvy that garners respect across industries. Recently, however, the value of an M.B.A. has come under fire from many…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Adult Learning, Employment Opportunities, Business Administration Education
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Pitner, Nancy J.; Russell, James S. – Educational Research Quarterly, 1986
This paper critically reviews administrator work activity studies which follow the research of Henry Mintzberg. It discusses directions for future research using qualitative and quantitative methods and discourages research that relies solely on Mintzberg's structure. (Author/JAZ)
Descriptors: Administrators, Ethnography, Job Analysis, Observation
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Moskowitz, Michael Ann – College and Research Libraries, 1986
A study based on a model developed by Henry Mintzberg examined the internal and external managerial roles of 126 New England college and university library directors. Survey results indicate that the 97 responding directors were primarily involved with internal managerial roles and work contacts. (CDD)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrator Role, Higher Education, Library Administration
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Pitner, Nancy J.; Russell, James S. – Educational Research Quarterly, 1986
This paper critically reviews studies of administrator work activities which follow the work of Henry Mintzberg (1973), concentrating on these shortcomings of the method: (1) procedural difficulties in coding; (2) design limitations of classifying activities; (3) inadequate testing of Mintzberg's hypotheses; and (4) failure to explore antecedents…
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Job Analysis, Observation
Bobele, H. Kenneth; Buchanan, Peter J. – Canadian Training Methods, 1976
Greater precision in appraising training needs, greater clarity in defining training objectives, and an emphasis on a practical, skills-oriented approach to management development can result from using Henry Mintzberg's model which describes managerial work in terms of 6 job characteristics and 10 interpersonal, informational, or decisional roles.…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Improvement, Job Skills, Management Development
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Jones, Norah; Connolly, Michael – Educational Management & Administration, 2001
A study used a Personal Construct Theory/Repertory Grid approach to examine the work of 12 Welsh primary headteachers. Analysis of thematic work-activity grids suggests principals have a more coherent view of their work (as centered on children and education) than Henry Mintzberg's observational studies portrayed. (Contains 36 references.) (MLH)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Observation
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Davies, Lester – Educational Management and Administration, 1987
This study uses Henry Mintzberg's structural observation method to examine British primary school head teachers' work patterns and determine the nature of their role. Head teachers' days were characterized by brevity, variety, and fragmentation similar to those discussed in findings of other empirical managerial studies. Leadership roles stressed…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Observation
Bess, James L., Ed. – 1984
The organization and administration of colleges and universities are discussed in 10 papers representing varied perspectives of the most current theories of organizational behavior. Titles and authors are as follows: "Maps and Gaps in the Study of College and University Organization" (James L. Bess); "Contradictions in a Community of Scholars: The…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Environment
Pitner, N. J. – 1979
The study reported is a replication of Henry Mintzberg's study of five executives at work to determine the scope of their job-related activities. For this study superintendents in three suburbs contiguous to a large midwestern city were observed at work for one week, including evening meetings when they were scheduled. An attempt was made to…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Role, Behavioral Science Research, Educational Research
Thomas, Vernadine; Ogletree, Earl J. – 1986
Trends over the past 25 years in research on evaluation of school administrative leadership are analyzed in this summary report. Administrator evaluation became a concern as the principal's influence on the performance and attitudes of faculty and staff was realized. Research on organizational psychology demonstrated the relationship between…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Role, Comparative Analysis
Brown, Daniel J. – 1987
General interest in decentralized decision-making in education is increasing in both Canada and the United States. This paper attempts a preliminary study of school-based management, which shifts some budgetary decision-making authority from the central office to individual schools. Although many academic specialties have explored decentralization…
Descriptors: Accountability, Decentralization, Decision Making, Efficiency
Mintzberg, Henry – Harvard Business Review, 1975
Contrasts popular myths about managers' duties with the facts, as indicated by various studies of managers and how they function. The author argues that managers often have distorted views of their role, and that they must first recognize what their job really involves in order to perform it effectively. (JG)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Education, Administrator Role, Administrators
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Mintzberg, Henry – Management Science, 1971
Argues that managerial work must be described more precisely and the manager modeled as a programed system before there can be a science of management. (Author)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Principles, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role
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