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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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Romanowski, Michael H.; Abu-Shawish, Reem K.; Merouani, Nora – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Globalization requires the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) to experience numerous economic, social, and educational changes. In particular, Qatar's unprecedented economic growth has created a flow of high- and low-skilled expatriate workers resulting in a significant imbalance between nationals and expatriates. The implications are evident in…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Diversity (Faculty), Foreign Countries
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Buske, Ramona; Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In this study, we examine the relationships between principals' evidence-oriented attitudes and their data use in school leadership practices. Based on theoretical assumptions and existing empirical research, we develop hypotheses on the correlation of evidence-oriented attitudes, epistemological beliefs and principals' data use. We test these…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Data Analysis, Evidence Based Practice
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O'Neill, Michael R.; Glasson, Shane – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article contributes to the limited body of literature pertaining to attempts by educational systems to satisfy the professional learning needs of experienced principals, defined as those with more than 10 years of experience in at least two schools. Specifically, this article illustrates the Catholic Education Office of Western Australia's…
Descriptors: Principals, Professional Development, Leadership Training, Leadership Qualities
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Imhangbe, O. S.; Okecha, R. E.; Obozuwa, J. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This study investigated the relationship between principals' leadership styles and secondary school teachers' job performance in Edo Central Senatorial District, Nigeria. A correlational design was adopted for the study. Two adapted questionnaires titled "Principals' Leadership Style Questionnaire" (PLESQUE) and "Teachers' Job…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Styles, Secondary School Teachers
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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; Jäppinen, 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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Hammad, Waheed; Shah, Saeeda – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Muslim faith schools have been existent in the UK since the 1980s and their number has been rising ever since. These schools are established specifically to provide Muslim children with a learning environment based on Islamic values. However, fulfilling such a mission would not be an easy task in a globalised context characterised by secularism…
Descriptors: Muslims, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Leadership Role
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Zheng, Xin; Yin, Hongbiao; Li, Zhanglin – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
The study explored the relationships among instructional leadership, professional learning community components, and teacher self-efficacy in the context of mainland China. Study subjects were 1082 elementary school teachers participating in a questionnaire survey. The results showed that instructional leadership had significant effects on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Arar, Khalid; Örücü, Deniz; Ak Küçükçayir, Gülnur – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
This article presents two rich case studies of schools catering for Syrian refugee students in the Turkish city of Ankara. The article attempts to identify the challenges facing the two schools in this complex reality and the strategies developed by the two principals and their teaching staff to cope with academic, pedagogic and administrative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Student Needs, At Risk Students
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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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Yariv, Eliezer; Kass, Efrat – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In this research, we examine strategies school principals have used to assist struggling teachers. In an open-ended questionnaire designed for this study, we asked 219 school principals to describe a successful intervention they held. The results show that principals prefer supportive assistance to organizational changes (such as moving the…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Principals, Teacher Competencies
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Dennis, Carol Azumah; Springbett, Octavia; Walker, Lizzie – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In this paper, we work with the philosophy of Hannah Arendt to explore ethics and leadership in further education (FE), focusing on how leaders define the ethical compromises implied by austerity. Using questionnaires, interviews and observations we developed 10 case studies. It is not our intention to elaborate upon ethical leadership as a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Educational Philosophy, Instructional Leadership, Continuing Education
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Elonga Mboyo, Jean Pierre – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Communalism, otherwise known as 'Ubuntu' in African literature, has come to signify the philosophical and ethical thought capable of transforming behaviours/lives and restoring the continent's cultural identity. This potent energy is explored in this article with a critical discussion of the conceptual, cultural and operational statuses of Ubuntu.…
Descriptors: African Culture, Foreign Countries, Ethics, Self Concept
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