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Hallinger, Philip; Kovacevic, Jasna – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
This review employed science mapping methods to analyze the evolution of the knowledge base in educational leadership and management from 1960 to 2018. Descriptive trend analysis, citation analysis, co-citation analysis, and visualization of similarities were used to document growth and change in the 'intellectual structure' of the educational…
Descriptors: Bibliometrics, Longitudinal Studies, Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration
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Zhang, Sen; Bowers, Alex J.; Mao, Yaqing – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Teachers' voice behaviour plays a critical role in school reform by providing constructive suggestions to promote teaching, students' learning and school management. This study investigates how and under what conditions principals' authentic leadership contributes to teachers' voice behaviour. Data collected from 982 teachers in 38 primary schools…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change
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Lavigne, Alyson L. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
New teacher evaluation reform efforts in the United States hold principals accountable for improving teaching and learning. Yet little is known about how effective principals are at these instructional leadership tasks or how principals experience and adapt to the demands of teacher evaluation reform over time. In the current study, principals (n…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Supervision
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Lumby, Jacky – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article considers distributed leadership in the context of the extensive literature on post-bureaucratic organisations. It suggests that both distributed leadership and bureaucracy are ideal types. It outlines the development of bureaucracy as an organisational form, challenges the often-stereotypical criticisms that have damned the theory…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Power Structure, Participative Decision Making, Administrative Organization
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Agasisti, Tommaso; Bowers, Alex J.; Soncin, Mara – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This study investigates the existence of various leadership types in a sample of lower secondary school principals across Italy (n = 1073). Information is obtained using a questionnaire about instructional practices and leadership perceptions administered by the National Evaluation Committee for Education (INVALSI). Employing a latent class…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Styles, Secondary Schools
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Yada, Takumi; J├Ąppinen, Aini-Kristiina – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Organizational scholars have vigorously and long studied being prosocial in defining 'prosociality' as motivation, behavior, and impact to help or benefit others. This study attempts to provide an overview of previous studies that have approached the elements of being prosocial in educational leadership contexts. However, most of the prosocial…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Prosocial Behavior, Empowerment, Organizational Culture
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Waheed, Zarina; Hussin, Sufean; Khan, Muhammad Ilyas; Ghavifekr, Simin; Bahadur, Waheed – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Leaders' ethical behaviours and conducts are prerequisites for an effective change. The purpose of this qualitative comparative case study was to explore ethical leadership practices in selected transformed schools from Selangor, Malaysia. Two schools (a primary school and a secondary school) were selected as study sites. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Ethics, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Case Studies
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Sims, Margaret; Waniganayake, Manjula; Hadley, Fay – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
In the Australian early childhood sector the role of educational leader emerged as part of a very large process of policy reform that began in 2009. The position of educational leader was established to drive the quality improvement requirements of the reform, but many organizations did not establish these positions until several years after the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Role, Early Childhood Education
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Gaubatz, Julie A.; Ensminger, David C. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Change process research often discusses barriers that impede organizational change (e.g., Banta, 1997; Cavacuiti and Locke, 2013; Mutchler, 1990; Stewart et al., 2012); however, no empirical research has addressed how behaviors established in leadership models counteract these barriers. This study explored these two interconnected constructs of…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Secondary Schools, Administrator Behavior, Department Heads
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Dou, Diya; Devos, Geert; Valcke, Martin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
This study examines the relationship between school autonomy gap, principal leadership, school climate, teacher psychological factors, teachers' job satisfaction and organizational commitment under the context of school autonomy reform. A path model has been developed to define the relationships between principal leadership and teachers' outcomes…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Institutional Autonomy
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Ganon-Shilon, Sherry; Schechter, Chen – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
Effective education reform depends on its successful realization by the school leadership carrying out the reform. School principals and middle leaders in the 21st century re-examine their traditional role so as to understand complexities and ambiguities characterizing their various responsibilities within the context of school reform. As critical…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Holistic Approach, Administrator Role
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Ng, Shun-wing; Szeto, Sing-ying Elson – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
In Hong Kong, there is an acute need to provide newly appointed principals with opportunities for continuous professional development so that they could face the impact of reforms and globalization on school development. The Education Bureau has commissioned the tertiary institutions to provide structured professional development courses to cater…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Principals, Professional Development, Leadership Training
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Keddie, Amanda – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This paper presents interview data from research conducted in two public high schools in the state of Queensland, Australia. The research was concerned with exploring issues of equity and diversity. Both schools had recently converted to "independent" status within a new state policy reform--the Independent Public Schools initiative.…
Descriptors: Institutional Autonomy, Accountability, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Godfrey, David – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This article examines the conditions for the growth and expansion of research-engaged schools in England. The current policy climate is seeing a rapid growth of autonomous schools coupled with the continuing tendency to hold schools to account for overall student educational attainment indicators. Within this context, the article begins by…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, School Culture, Biology, Foreign Countries
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Miller, Catherine M.; Martin, Barbara N. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
This multi-case study sought to construct meaning using a cultural capital lens in relation to educational leadership preparation programs building the capacities of social justice leaders in demographically changing schools. Data revealed principals' perceptions about preparation, expectations and general beliefs and assumptions related to…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Demography, Social Justice
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