Principal leadership and organizational change in schools: a cross-cultural perspective

Kondakçı, Yaşar


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Ergin Kocatürk, Hatice; Gökalp, Gökçe; Department of Educational Sciences (2016)
Behaviors and attitudes of individuals cannot be thought separately from their groups or organizations. Each group or organization has a distinctive group culture which predicts values, norms, aims, attitudes and behaviors of group members. Within this respect, schools like any other organizations have cultures that stand for the organizational identity. The main purpose of this study is to investigate whether school culture predicts teachers’ professional development attitudes and whether teachers’ trust i...
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© The Author(s) 2021.Purpose: This review aims to discuss the meaning of organizational change, change dynamics, and the current state of debates on organizational change in schools. The core purpose of this review is not only to restate the literature on organizational change in schools but also to challenge the current theoretical understanding of change in schools by rising the new perspectives on change in schools. Design/Approach/Methods: As part of this effort, we discuss the dominant perspectives of ...
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Zayim Kurtay, Merve (2019-11-01)
This paper explores the perspectives of Flemish secondary school principals and coordinating principals on the government-proposed changes and uncovers their experiences with these changes in an in-depth manner. In a school system characterised by school freedom and free school choice, semi-structured interviews with 21 school leaders revealed the significance of school autonomy to create bottom-up solutions to the change-related problems. However, infrastructure, monetary resources, teacher, and parent rea...
School principals'perceived level of importance in seven task areas.
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The second part of this comprehensive systemic study aims to identify the required interventions to overcome the causes of faculty-performance deficiencies that were determined in the first part. The externality-tangibility (E-T) model of human performance guided the study to identify the needed interventions for faculty-performance improvement. Grounded-theory research design was used to develop the intervention model for faculty-performance improvement. The participants of the study consisted of all stake...
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K. BEYCİOĞLU and Y. Kondakçı, “ Principal leadership and organizational change in schools: a cross-cultural perspective,” JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT, pp. 467–472, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: