For courses in Organizational Behavior in Education (Educational Administration & Leadership)
An authoritative, well-established, timely look at organizational behavior and how leaders can create more effective school cultures
This text presents an authoritative, well-established, timely look at organizational behavior and how leaders can create more effective school cultures. It offers future and current practitioners the most up-to-date thinking and the most in-depth exploration of organizational leadership as it relates to decision making, organizational change, managing conflict and communications, and motivating self and others to achieve organizational goals. The authors challenge readers to develop and analyze the successful implementation of school reform, while helping them gain a professional understanding of the organizational theory and research that are the bedrock of modern practice.
The new Eleventh Edition features updated research and developments in the field; an extensively revised, more systematic and logical presentation of organizational theory and its historical development; discussion of the new ELCC Standards and Elements that apply to program accreditation in Ed Leadership programs; APA format for all references and citations; new presentations of important research in the field; and more.
This text presents the perfect teaching and learning experience:
- Key features help instructors teach the material and help students learn the material.
- Updated research and recent developments provide the best available research and the most current thinking in the area.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Organizational and Critical Theory
Chapter 2: Guiding Concepts for a Theory of Practice
Chapter 3: Mainstreams of Organizational Thought
Chapter 4: A Systems Approach to Organization
Chapter 5: Motivation: Understanding Self and Others
Chapter 6: The Human Dimension of Organization
Chapter 7: Organizational Culture and Organizational Climate
Chapter 8: Organizational Change
Chapter 9: Leadership
Chapter 10: Decision Making
Chapter 11: Conflict and Communications in Organizations
Chapter 12: School Reform
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$68.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-358877-4