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Managing People in Education

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240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`Aims to enhance management practice in education by presenting research findings and theory from a wide range of contributors' - Skills and Enterprise Update

'This is indeed a book which could be useful to a much larger readership than the normal closed circle of those working in education' - Managing Schools Today

The book presents relevant research and theory in order to enhance management practice in education. The editors' intention is to articulate good practice on the basis of evidence in educational settings. The ideas presented here are derived from international research and practice and apply to all phases of education, with the emphasis on applying research findings to improve practice in schools and colleges.

 
PART ONE: SETTING THE SCENE
Tony Bush
The Changing Context of Management in Education
Colin Riches
Managing People and Performance
Jacky Lumby
The Learning Organisation
 
PART TWO: ORGANISATIONAL ISSUES
Tony Bush
Management Structures
Valerie Hall
Management Roles in Education
John O’Neill
Managing Through Teams
 
PART THREE: INDIVIDUAL ISSUES
Jim Campbell and Sean R. St. J. Neill
Managing Teachers’ Time under Systemic Reform
Megan Crawford
Managing Stress in Education
Marianne Coleman
Managing for Equal Opportunities
The Gender Issue

 
 
PART FOUR: THE MANAGEMENT OF KEY PROCESSES
David Middlewood
Managing Recruitment and Selection
Marianne Coleman
Managing Induction and Mentoring
David Middlewood
Managing Appraisal
David Middlewood
Managing Staff Development
Keith Foreman
Managing Individual Performance

`Aims to enhance management practice in education by presenting research findings and theory from a wide range of contributors' - Skills and Enterprise Update

`This is indeed a book which could be useful to a much larger readership than the normal closed circle of those working in education' - Managing Schools Today


excellent content, easy to read and extract for referencing as a source. Up to date in this sector.

Mrs Susan Turner
School of Health and Enterprise, Newcastle College
June 4, 2015

This book is an absolute great companion to have.

Mrs Tawa Edwards
Year 0, Greenwich School of Management
May 15, 2014

An excellent book. It is easy to read and understand. This book contains a great mix of theory and research and presented via interesting chapters. A book that you can dip in and out of. Well recommended to BA Education Studies students or any student/teacher with an interest in managing people in education.

Mrs Ruth Baxter
Education Department, Blackburn College
February 5, 2014

Brilliant piece of literature which is detailed within its explanations, however it is at the same time east to follow and digest.

Miss Paula Ledson
Health, Socail CAre and Childcare, Warrington Collegiate Institute
December 13, 2013

Not used the book for teaching yet, but will do in the future.

Miss Catherine Flint
Educational Foundations , Tameside College
October 10, 2012

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Tony Bush

Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Nottingham, and previously held similar posts at the universities of Leicester, Reading, Lincoln and Warwick. He is President of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS) and was presented with the Society’s Distinguished Service Award in 2008. He is also a Fellow of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM). He has an established international profile, with research, consultancy, or invited keynote presentations in 22 countries on all six continents. He has published extensively on many... More About Author

David Middlewood

David Middlewood is currently a part-time Research Fellow at the Centre for Educational Studies in the University of Warwick, having previously worked at the University of Lincoln and the University of Leicester where he was Deputy Director of the Centre for Educational Leadership and Management. Prior to working in Higher Education, David taught in schools for many years, culminating in the principalship  of a comprehensive secondary school for nine years, where awards were won for creative arts and equal opportunities. He has taught and researched extensively in the UK and also in various countries in Europe and Africa, being a... More About Author

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