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Effective School Management

Fourth Edition

Courses:
Principalship

May 2004 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This popular book has been thoroughly updated for its fourth edition, targeting the contents directly to the needs of today's school manager. The book is now even more directed towards the leadership demands on managers, both within the school and in its community setting. New sections have been written to deal with emerging pressures on heads:

  • The increasing complexity of employment legislation
  • The management of risk
  • Performance management
  • Flexibility in the curriculum
  • The inclusion agenda
  • Team development and leadership
  • The effect of the government's new approach to early years education
  • Recent research and developments have been incorporated and the content has been extensively updated

The authors' fresh and readable style, coupled with their use of proven interactive exercises, makes the book a first choice for busy heads and senior staff in all schools.


 
Introduction
 
PART ONE: MANAGING PEOPLE
 
The Manager as a Leader
 
Motivating People
 
Taking and Implementing Decisions
 
Managing Meetings
 
Recruiting, Employing, Appraising, Developing and Dismissing Staff
 
Managing Conflict
 
Managing Yourself
 
PART TWO: MANAGING THE ORGANIZATION
 
Organizations
 
Teams
 
Managing and Adapting the Curriculum
 
Managing Quality, Risk, Health and Safety
 
Managing Resources
 
Managing the Environment
 
PART THREE: MANAGING CHANGE
 
Change Described
 
Antecedents of Successful Change
 
A Systematic Approach to Change
 
Transition Management

Sample Materials & Chapters

PDF file of Chapter 8


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