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A case study on the effects of sociocultural context on the administrative processes of an American elementary / middle school in Spain

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2009
Parker, Didem
The purpose of this study is to gain insight and identify the effects of sociocultural context on the administrative processes of an American Elementary / Middle School in Spain. In this single-case study, a multicultural educational organization, Sevilla Elementary / Middle School was examined using qualitative data which were collected through interviews, observations, and document analysis. Upon identification of the problems of interest, sociocultural context in relation to administrative processes and common problems faced by administrators in multicultural school settings were examined. The school’s administrative processes including motivation, educational leadership, decision making, communication, and organizational change proved to be influenced by the sociocultural context.