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Thomas, Laura; Tuytens, Melissa; Devos, Geert; Kelchtermans, Geert; Vanderlinde, Ruben – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Teacher attrition is a global concern that is particularly prevalent among beginning teachers. Teachers' intrinsic motivation to teach, affective organisational commitment and job satisfaction are considered job attitudes that stop them from dropping out of the profession. This study explores the interplay between factors at the school level (i.e.…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Beginning Teachers
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Vekeman, Eva; Devos, Geert; Valcke, Martin; Rosseel, Yves – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this study is to explore whether the relationship between teachers' person-organisation (P-O) fit, job satisfaction and intention to move to another school varies depending on the way a bundle of human resource (HR) practices is configured in education. Drawing on strategic human resource management literature, a strategic and human…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Strategic Planning, Path Analysis, Principals
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Vekeman, Eva; Devos, Geert; Valcke, Martin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
Since research shows that the quality of a school's teaching force is related to its personnel practices, there is a growing interest in human resource management (HRM) in education. Existing research has generated insights into the differences, constraints and effects of single and isolated HR practices. Yet, little research is available…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Beginning Teachers, Principals
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Feys, Ellen; Devos, Geert – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
Incentivized collaboration, schools that receive incentives such as public funding or additional resources if they join a network, has become quite popular in Europe and North America (e.g. England, Flanders, United States). We used a comparative case study design to explore why schools would enter such an incentivized network and what role…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Incentives, Networks
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Zhu, Chang; Devos, Geert; Tondeur, Jo – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
The aim of this research is to gain understanding about school culture characteristics of primary schools in the Flemish and Chinese context. The study was carried out in Flanders (Belgium) and China, involving a total of 44 Flemish schools and 40 Chinese schools. The School Culture Scales were used to measure five school culture dimensions with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Culture, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education