Multidimensional Perspectives on Principal Leadership Effectiveness, 1st Edition

  • Kadir Beycioglu
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  • ISBN-10: 1466665920
  • ISBN-13: 9781466665927
  • DDC: 371.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 434 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Exceptional management skills are crucial to success in educational environments. As school leaders, principals are expected to effectively supervise the school system while facing a multitude of issues and demands. Multidimensional Perspectives on Principal Leadership Effectiveness combines best practices and the latest approaches in school administration and management. Exploring the challenges faced by principals, as well as the impact of new managerial tactics being employed, this book is a comprehensive reference publication for policymakers, academicians, researchers, students, school practitioners, and government officials seeking current and emerging research on administrative leadership in educational settings.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership (AEMAL) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Understanding the Principalship and Principal Preparation: Management Tasks of Principals/Time Management for School Principals.
1: Principal Preparation: The Case of Novice Principals in Turkey.
2: Reinventing Principal Preparation in Illinois: A Case Study of Policy Change in a Complex Organization.
3: Analysis of the Tasks of School Principals in Secondary Education in Catalonia: Case Study.
4: Considering Latin American School Management from a Skills-Based Perspective.
5: Qatar's Educational Reform: Critical Issues Facing Principals.
6: School Leadership and Pedagogical Reform: Building Student Capacity.
7: Becoming a Principal: Exploring Perceived Discriminatory Practices in the Selection of Principals in Jamaica and England.
Understanding School and Teacher Leadership: Theoretical and Organizational Foundations.
8: Principals' Understandings of Education Based on Research: A Swedish Perspective.
9: Individual Differences and Educational Leadership.
10: New Methods Exploring Facial Expressions in the Context of Leadership Perception: Implications for Educational Leaders.
11: Emotional Intelligence and Political Skill Really Matter in Educational Leadership.
12: Teacher Leadership: A Conceptual Analysis.
13: Exploring Distributive Leadership in South African Public Primary Schools in the Soweto Region.
14: Continuous Change in Educational Organizations.
School Leadership Effects and Student Achievement.
15: Transformational Leadership and Principals' Innovativeness: Are They the “Keys” for the Research and Innovation Oriented School?.
16: Exploring the Impact of School Leadership on Student Learning Outcomes: Constraints and Perspectives.
17: The Relationship between Emotional Competence and Instructional Leadership and Their Association with Learner Achievement.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.