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Grissom, Jason A.; Loeb, Susanna; Mitani, Hajime – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: Time demands faced by school principals make principals' work increasingly difficult. Research outside education suggests that effective time management skills may help principals meet job demands, reduce job stress, and improve their performance. The purpose of this paper is to investigate these hypotheses. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Principals, Time Management, Administrator Responsibility, Hypothesis Testing
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Van Maele, Dimitri; Van Houtte, Mieke – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider trust as an important relational source in schools by exploring whether trust lowers teacher burnout. The authors examine how trust relationships with different school parties such as the principal relate to distinct dimensions of teacher burnout. The authors further analyze whether school-level…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Interpersonal Relationship, Teacher Burnout, Prevention
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The article aims to investigate the relationships between different dimensions of organizational ethics and different withdrawal symptoms--lateness, absence, and intent to leave work. Design/methodology/approach: Participants were 1,016 school teachers from 35 high schools in Israel. A joint model of Glimmix procedure of SAS was used for…
Descriptors: Work Ethic, Educational Environment, Teacher Attitudes, Predictor Variables
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McCormick, John; Ayres, Paul L.; Beechey, Bernice – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: The main research aim was to investigate relationships among teachers' occupational stress, coping, teacher self-efficacy and relevant teachers' perceptions of curriculum changes in a major educational reform. Design/methodology/approach: A theoretical framework that included the attribution of responsibility for stress model, aspects of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Self Efficacy, Coping
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McCormick, John; Ayres, Paul L. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this research was to study teachers' self-efficacy and occupational stress in the context of a large-scale curriculum reform in New South Wales, Australia. The study aims to follow up and replicate a study carried out approximately one year earlier. Design/methodology/approach: A theoretical framework, primarily based on…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Curriculum Development, Self Efficacy, Educational Change
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Blase, Joseph; Blase, Jo; Du, Fengning – Journal of Educational Administration, 2008
Purpose: This study seeks to identify 172 American elementary, middle, and high school teachers' perceptions of the major sources and intensity of the experience of mistreatment by a principal, the effects of such mistreatment, how these perceptions varied by demographic variables, teachers' coping skills, and teachers' perceptions of contributing…
Descriptors: Coping, Secondary School Teachers, School Personnel, Teaching Conditions
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McCormick, John – Journal of Educational Administration, 1997
Explores significant differences in occupational stress between groups of public school teachers in New South Wales, Australia. Underlines the importance of differentiating between executive and classroom teachers, elementary and secondary teachers, and teachers at different career stages and geographical locations when considering stress…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Coping, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leach, David J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
After summarizing research into the sources and correlates of teacher stress, this article defines and proposes a model of work-related stress in school, incorporating current concepts and research findings. Strategies for coping with the buildup of environmental stressors are developed for application at various administrative levels within the…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Environment
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Blase, Joseph J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
Describes a databased taxonomy of behaviors that elementary and secondary school teachers use to cope with both internally and externally derived work stress, considers the effectiveness of such behaviors, discusses methods for preparing teachers for working conditions, and points out the value of the taxonomy for future research. (PGD)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Classification, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education
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Milstein, Mike; Farkas, James – Journal of Educational Administration, 1988
This article first summarizes literature that argues educators are highly stressed, as well as small but growing body of literature that indicates a contrary point of view. Then presents the outcomes of three studies conducted in New York State that indicate relatively low stress in school principals and teachers. Finally, it explores possible…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Principals
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Conley, Sharon; Woosley, Sherry A. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2000
Using a sample of 371 elementary and secondary teachers, this study examined whether three role stresses (role ambiguity, conflict, and overload) are related to two individually and organizationally related values and how teachers moderated stresses. Organizational commitment is affected by role stress. Teaming might increase role ambiguity.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Workload, Job Satisfaction, Role Conflict
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Bamburger, Peter; Hasgall, Alon – Journal of Educational Administration, 1995
Examines whether findings on teacher role conflict may be generalized to instructors in (Israeli) military academies and training facilities. Aims to identify additional antecedents of instructor role conflict that may have especially powerful effects in total educational organizations (TEOs). Although work design characteristics may influence the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Military Organizations, Organizational Theories, Role Conflict