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Woods, Philip A.; Roberts, Amanda – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In the context of evolving global challenges and opportunities, this article explores the kind of leadership that moves beyond the philosophy of dependence which pervades many of the everyday assumptions of educational leadership practice. The article argues for educational leadership that places relational freedom, self-determination, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Participative Decision Making, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
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Slater, Charles L. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
This article reviews recent literature in educational administration that supports the argument that leadership matters. School principals exert influence on teachers, who in turn affect student achievement. There is a need for an international approach both to replicate large studies and to use a narrative approach to study leaders in their…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Global Approach
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Newton, Paul; Burgess, David; Burns, David P. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
Three decades ago, Willower (1975) argued that much of what we take to be theory in educational administration is in fact only theoretically oriented. If we accept Willower's assessment of the field as true, what implications does this statement hold for the academic study and practical application of the theoretically oriented aspects of our…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Models, Program Effectiveness, School Community Relationship
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Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth; Benham, Maenette – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2010
This study explored the active involvement of school and community members investing in leadership dynamics for change, especially considering the increasingly globalized world and the importance of preparing globally minded citizens. To explore how educators and leaders work to foster dynamic learning experiences in a highly mobile global…
Descriptors: International Schools, Leadership, Figurative Language, Participative Decision Making
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Wittmann, Eveline – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2008
In the face of globalization, states around the world have tried to regain legitimacy by using a policy framework known as new public management (NPM). In education, it promises to improve quality and competitiveness, by means of increasing control over educational institutions, implementing managerial techniques and submitting educational…
Descriptors: Semantics, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Global Approach
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Bottery, Michael – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
This article, through an investigation of the development of the concept of the "consumer", argues that recent thinking on consumerism is likely to radically change the metaphors and processes of much business management, and that these changes are likely to feed through into further calls for a restructuring of concepts and practices in the…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Public Sector, Consumer Education, Global Approach