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Hoy, Wayne K
Educational administration : theory, research, and practice / Wayne K. Hoy, Cecil G. Miskel
4th ed
New York : McGraw-Hill, c1991
book jacket
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 SOE Curriculum Lab, Rm 268  CL 371.2 HOY    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) School management and organization -- United States
Physical Description xi, 484 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-468) and index
Contents 1. THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS : Theory: A Scientific Concept. Components of Theory. Research and Theory. Theory and Practice. Classical Organizational Thought. Human Relations Approach. Behavioral Science Approach. Theoretical Developments in Educational Administration. 2. THE SCHOOL AS A SOCIAL SYSTEM : Social Systems. Formal Organization as a Social System: An Expanded and Refined Model. Conceptual Derivations and Applications. 3. THE EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENTS OF SCHOOLS : Defining Organizational Environment. Dimensions of Environments. Information Perspective. Resource Dependency Perspective. Conceptual Derivations and Applications. 4. POWER AND AUTHORITY : Authority. Sources of Power. Administrative Uses of Power. Mintzberg's Typology of Power. Etzioni's Typology of Power. A Comparison. Organizational Politics. 5. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE IN SCHOOLS : Weberian Model of Bureaucracy. Criticisms of the Weberian Bureaucratic Model. Mechanistic and Organic Structures. Formal Structure in Schools. Mintzberg's Structural Framework. A Theory of Loosely Coupled School Structures. 6. THE PROFESSIONAL IN THE SCHOOL ORGANIZATION : Characteristics of a Profession. Professional-Bureaucratic Conflict. A Typology of Cosmopolitans and Locals. Another Typology of Locals. A Dual Orientation. Professional and Bureaucratic Orientations in Schools. Conceptual Derivations and Applications. 7. WORK MOTIVATION IN SCHOOLS : Definition of Motivation. Need Theory. Expectancy Theory. Goal Theory. Conceptual Derivations and Applications. 8. THE CHARACTER OF THE WORK GROUP : Informal Organization. Organizational Culture. Organizational Climate. Teacher-Principal Behavior: Open to Closed. Contrast and Comparison. Conceptual Derivations and Applications: Changing the School Workplace. 9. LEADERSHIP : Definitions of Leadership. The Trait-Situation Dilemma. Structured Observations of Leader Behavior. Dimensions of Leadership. Early Leadership Research. Contingency Approaches. A Comparison of the Three Contingency Models. Conceptual Derivations and Applications. 10. DECISION MAKING : The Classical Model: An Optimizing Strategy. The Administrative Model: A Satisficing Strategy. The Incremental Model: A Strategy of Successive Limited Comparisons. The Mixed Scanning Model: An Adaptive Strategy. The Garbage-Can Model: Multiple Organizational Decisions. Conflict Theory of Decision Making: The Janis-Mann Model. Decision Making in Educational Administration. Participation in Decision Making. Conceptual Derivations and Applications. 11. COMMUNICATION : Communication and Problems of Administration. Definitions of Communication. Theoretical Approaches to Communication. Conceptual Derivations and Applications. 12. ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOLS : Theoretical Approaches to Organization Effectiveness. Research Based on Selected Effectiveness Criteria. Conceptual Derivations and Applications. 13. SYNTHESIS : A Model of Synthesis. Continuing Dilemmas
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Miskel, Cecil G

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