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Managerial Imperative and the Practice of Leadership in Schools

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ISBN-10: 0887065945

ISBN-13: 9780887065941

Edition: N/A

Authors: Larry Cuban

List price: $33.95
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With this significant new work, Larry Cuban provides a unique and insightful perspective on the bridging of the long-standing and well-known gap between teachers and administrators. Drawing on the literature of the field as well as personal experience, Cuban recognizes the enduring structural relationship within school organizations inherited by teachers, principals, and superintendents, and calls for a renewal of their sense of common purpose regarding the role of schooling in a democratic society.Cuban analyzes the dominant images (moral and technical), roles (instructional, managerial, and political), and contexts (classroom, school, and district) within which teachers, principals, and…    
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 1/15/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 293
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Figures and Tables
Preface
Introduction
The Crucible
Teaching: Images and Roles
Drifting into Teaching and Staying Awhile
Principaling: Images and Roles
Perverse Incentives: Moving Back and Forth Between Classroom and Administration
Superintending: Images and Roles
From High School Teacher to Superintendent to Professor
Meanings
From Images and Roles to Leadership
Summary and Implications
Notes
Index