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Managing the Business of Schools

Managing the Business of Schools

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November 2006 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Written by experienced consultants, this resource features experts in the area of effective school management and their practical guidance on essential technical aspects such as managing risk, facilities, and human resources.

This handbook also considers strategic issues and addresses "big questions" such as the workforce remodeling agenda and extended schools. Each chapter contains a useful summary of key points, case studies, and suggested further reading for continued study.

Principals, superintendents, school business managers, students of school business management, and anyone involved in the effective management of schools will find this book an invaluable source of reference.

Section 1 - Skills and Technical Competencies
Managing Risk
Managing ICT
Facilities Management
Managing Human Resources
Office Systems Management
Financial Management
Making Sustainable Environmental Management Work in Schools
Section 2 - Thinking Strategically
Strategic Management
Managing School Improvement and Performance
Change Management
Section 3 - Reflection and Analysis
Impact In, and On, Schools
Future Developments

'Anyone interested in the effective management of schools will find this book an invaluable source of reference' - Manager (the British Journal of Administrative Management)

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