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Service, Brenda; Thornton, Kate – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Effective school leadership is widely acknowledged as having a positive impact on student achievement. However, there appears to be no deliberate process to sustain New Zealand principals' effectiveness throughout their careers. This article discusses the views of current and former New Zealand secondary school principals about their complex role…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership
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Gandhi, Meenakshi; Sen, Kakoli – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Gender diversity and equality in the workplace has been much researched and spoken about in the corporate sector but the higher education sector in India remains largely untouched by it, probably because women seemingly far outnumber men in the teaching fraternity. However, data also suggests that most women in the higher education sector remain…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Career Choice, Women Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Cukier, Wendy; Adamu, Patience; Wall-Andrews, Charlie; Elmi, Mohamed – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
As of our most recent census data, racialized people comprise 22.3% of the Canadian population (Statistics Canada, 2016). Canadian universities have espoused commitments to diversity and inclusion but there has long been a gap between the rhetoric and practice. Research has demonstrated that under-representation is a problem at all levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, College Presidents, Administrators
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Townsend, Crasha V. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
There is an exiguous representation of African American women in leadership positions at institutions of higher education. This study examines the experiences related to the retention of Black women administrators at Predominantly White Institutions through a qualitative phenomenological lens. This study explored the experiences of five African…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, African Americans, Women Administrators, Leadership
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Chance, Nuchelle L. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Supported by the Crucibles of Leadership theory, this article explores how adverse experiences influence the leadership development of Black women in higher education senior leadership. I use phenomenology to explore how these leaders' adverse lived experiences manifested as transformative crucible experiences with resilience, thus promoting…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Women Administrators, College Administration
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Kolleck, Nina; Rieck, Angelika; Yemini, Miri – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The rise of cross-sectoral collaboration initiatives has been widely documented. While schools and third-sector organizations share important educational goals in these initiatives, the predictors of their identification with common goals have not been examined systemically to date. This article analyses predictors of common goal identification…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Goal Orientation, Principals, Case Studies
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Berkovich, Izhak; Eyal, Ori – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Attitude development and identity formation in educational leadership are the goals of non-traditional, and in the 21st century also of neo-traditional, development initiatives. Ethics education emerges as one of the linchpins in neo-traditional and non-traditional development initiatives. Yet, despite considerable interest in ethics education in…
Descriptors: Ethics, Leadership Training, Self Concept, Instructional Leadership
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Croucher, Gwilym; Wen, Wen; Coates, Hamish; Goedegebuure, Leo – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Ensuring effective university governance and leadership is more important than ever before given contemporary transformations of higher education functions, institutions and social roles. This paper reports contributions which seek to stimulate research in this field. Drawing from the formative case study of Australian universities, it discusses…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Higher Education, Case Studies, Universities
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Banker, Darshna V.; Bhal, Kanika T. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Indian universities have been facing difficulty getting world-class status as a very few Indian higher educational institutions have made it through the global rankings. We need to understand the unique challenges of the Indian higher education sector and what academic leaders of globally ranked institutions do to respond to those challenges. The…
Descriptors: Reputation, Educational Quality, Universities, Institutional Characteristics
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Dobson, Tom; Rose, Anthea; Parton, Graham; Hart, Melissa – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Policy changes to school governance have led to Governing Bodies (GBs) increasingly appointing skilled professionals from the business community. Research into these GBs views governors from business as a threat to lay governors and the stakeholder model. Whilst there has been exploration of the contributions of business governors, the ways in…
Descriptors: Governance, Faculty Development, Employee Attitudes, Governing Boards
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Gurmu, Tesfaye Gemechu – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
The study is an explanatory qualitative research that seeks to investigate the processes of Ethiopian primary school principals' selection and training for professionalising principals. The participants are seven faculty members, 11 school principals and five education officials. Data are collected through semi-structured interview, focus group…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, School Administration, Principals, Foreign Countries
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Machovcová, Katerina; Zábrodská, Katerina; Mudrák, Jirí – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
The Czech higher educational system has transformed over the past three decades from a state-centred model evolving via strong academic autonomy to the current system, which is characterised by academic freedom but also heightened pressure to produce measurable research output. The purpose of this study was to explore how Czech academic middle…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Grants, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Montes López, Estrella; O'Connor, Pat – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Universities present themselves as meritocratic organizations; however, there is evidence that such claims are 'rationalised myths'. This article is concerned with the perceived effect of micropolitics on academic careers in two case study universities: a collegial Spanish and a managerial Irish one. The data are drawn from 86 semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Universities, Equal Education
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Myende, Phumlani Erasmus – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Globally, there is agreement that school-community partnerships are one of the mechanisms to address challenges that schools cannot address alone. However, evidence suggests that where school-community partnerships have been initiated, their functionality and continuity is not always easy to achieve, and research locally and internationally has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Sustainability
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Vuori, Johanna – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This study examines a teaching-oriented higher education community which undertook a major programme of change when planning a new campus and redesigning its pedagogics. This is a single case qualitative study based on in-depth interviews of community members and field observations and using activity theory as an analytical framework. It is…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Participative Decision Making, Educational Change, College Instruction
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