updated 9/2/16 -- NEW ITEMS!
Affirmative Action BIBLIOGRAPHY weblinks to articles and other sources
Analysis of a School Drug Policy -- targets, administrators, costs, benefits and constraints.
Assessing the Likelihood of Implementing Change -- Facilitators vs Resistors: what is the balance? Can it be changed?
College and University Governance in the United States: an Historical Survey -- From Early America to Collective Bargaining and Student Movements
Conflict in Higher Education Faculty Evaluation: an organizational perspective -- Teaching vs research; collegiality vs accountability.
Controlling the School: Institutionalization -- Formalism vs Goal Focus.
Dissecting Schooling Benefits -- Cost and Benefit balancing. The issue of equity.
Employee Resistance to Organizational Change -- Dealing with rationally based resistance.
Evaluating Proposed Program Expansion. -- Will it be cost effective? Or merely redundant?
Evaluation & Assessment BIBLIOGRAPHY weblinks to articles and other sources
Fear in the Classroom -- Is Schooling Still Sufficiently Educational?
Indeterminacy of Consensus, The --Why today's agreement becomes tomorrow's "Did I say that?"
Interrogatories for Analysis, Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution -- Standardized questioning procedures.
Governance BIBLIOGRAPHY weblinks to articles and other sources
LEADERSHIP AS USURPATION -- the Grand Inquisitor Syndrome...
Leadership BIBLIOGRAPHY weblinks to articles and other sources
Leadership vs Morality: an unavoidable conflict? -- Can you really afford a conscience?
Micromanaging Teachers -- What constraints are productive?
Mission vs. Function -- Organizational constraints on educational aspiration.
The Nuts & Bolts of Public Schooling --systemic relationship are emphasized.
The Organizational Problem: illusion and reality -- case study. A principal facing a nightmare.
Planning & Curriculum Theory with Applications -- Help your proposal survive in an adversarial environment.
Policy Development in Education -- How to operationalize policy. Who does the dirty work?
Policy Slogan Analysis -- Examining "teacher accountability."
Production Models of Schooling-- Linear causation and variants, discussion questions.
Politics and Hypocrisy in American Public Education:
school organization as instrument and expression
Recommendation for Selection of Payroll Processing Activities -- a case study
REVIEW: Philip Selznick, LEADERSHIP IN
The School As Organization -- the interplay of different organizational models
School Violence, Punishment and Justice -- -- What's the problem? What's the cure? Is it satisfactory?
Traditions of Ideology in Administrative Theory -- Why theory is often,very often, impractical.