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Agasisti, Tommaso; Falzetti, Patrizia; Soncin, Mara – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: This research investigates the impact of managerial practices implemented by Italian school principals on students' outcomes, using micro-data provided by the National Evaluation Committee for Education (INVALSI) for 2013/14 school year. Design/methodology/approach: Employing an educational production function, the authors regress a set…
Descriptors: Principals, Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Pollock, Katina; Briscoe, Patricia – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how Ontario principals make sense of difference within student populations and how this sensemaking influences how they do their work. Design/methodology/approach: The paper reports on a qualitative study in Ontario, Canada that included 59 semistructured interviews with school principals from…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Student Diversity
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Johnston, Jenny; Shipway, Bradley – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: This paper reports on research into Australian school principals' leadership. It explores an emerging construct -- that of 'readiness to lead' -- and showcases the development of a tentative tool for determining school principals' readiness to lead. Design/methodology/approach: Seven principals from Australian and International Schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Styles, Readiness
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Marshall, Jennifer Elizabeth; Fearon, Colm; Highwood, Marianne; Warden, Katy – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the key issues surrounding teacher/staff disability disclosures in the UK's further education (FE) sector. Design/methodology/approach: In total, 15 semi-structured interviews were conducted in a medium-sized FE college (case study) setting in the South East of England. To compare the experiences,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Employer Employee Relationship, Teacher Attitudes
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Steed, Kevin; De Nobile, John; Waniganayake, Manjula – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: This research paper explores the perspectives of Australian school principals in the state of New South Wales (NSW) regarding what they believe constitutes "merit" when selecting deputy principals, assistant principals (primary) and head teachers (secondary). Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was utilised to collect…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Assistant Principals, Merit Rating
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Ritacco, Maximiliano Jose; Bolivar, Antonio – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose an emerging approach in research on school leadership, within the framework of the "International Successful School Principalship Project (ISSPP)", where one of the three key research strands is "Principals' identities". Design/methodology/approach: The paper responds, from a…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Content Analysis
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Wirawan, Hillman; Tamar, Muhammad; Bellani, Elvita – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of emotional intelligence (EI) and achievement motivation (AM) on elementary school principals' leadership styles. This study investigates the contribution of EI and AM on the two major leadership categories: the task-oriented and relationship-oriented leadership.…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Countries
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Kafa, Antonios; Pashiardis, Petros – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore a broader understanding of the role of Cypriot school principals' personal identities, through a values system perspective, when exercising their leadership. Design/methodology/approach: A multicase study methodology was followed with five school principals, representing five different leadership…
Descriptors: Principals, Case Studies, Professional Identity, Leadership Styles
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Özaslan, Gökhan – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the various ways in which a group of principals conceptualize the power basis of teachers within teacher-principal interactions. Design/methodology/approach: The present study takes power as a potential to influence people as it was conceptualized in the taxonomy developed by French and Raven…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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Leechman, Gareth; McCulla, Norman; Field, Laurie – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the processes and relationships between school councils and school leadership teams in the local governance of 18 independent, faith-based schools in New South Wales, Australia. Design/methodology/approach: A three-phase, mixed-method research design was used incorporating development of a…
Descriptors: School Administration, Foreign Countries, Governance, School Councils
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Nik Ahmad, Nik Nazli; Ismail, Suhaiza; Siraj, Siti Alawiah – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to elicit perceptions of senior officers on the overall financial sustainability of their institutions; and, second, to examine senior officers' perceptions on important revenue diversification and cost management practices. Design/methodology/approach: The study employed a questionnaire survey…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Costs, Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes
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Blossing, Ulf; Liljenberg, Mette – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the understanding of Swedish school leaders' relational and management work orientation, in terms of both techno and socio structure dimensions. The background is the neoliberal policy regime, underpinned by OECD and PISA, and an increased focus on school leaders' management work.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles, Meetings
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Simon, Susan; Gibson, Mark T. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: High-stakes accountability and continuous multi-faceted pressures of the principalship require leaders to develop a broad range of personal qualities including resilience and personal vitality. Scant research exists on what happens to school principals when careers abruptly and involuntarily end, and the purpose of this paper is sought to…
Descriptors: Principals, Resilience (Psychology), Labor Turnover, Job Layoff
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Frelin, Anneli; Fransson, Göran – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand, from principals' points of view, how a teacher registration reform is enacted by examining the potential changes in the relationships between principals and newly qualified teachers (NQTs). The reform entailed principals performing an aptitude assessment of new teachers in their probationary…
Descriptors: Principals, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Administrator Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Casablancas-Segura, Carme; Llonch, Joan; Alarcón-del-Amo, María-del-Carmen – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to extend existing research on stakeholder orientation (SO) on higher education institutions (HEIs) by segmenting Spanish public universities based on their perceived levels of SO and describing the profiles of the different segments identified. Given that being stakeholder-oriented, as well as being…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Universities, Stakeholders, Foreign Countries
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