Organizational Behavior in Education: Leadership and School Reform, 12th edition

  • Robert G. Owens, 
  • Thomas C. Valesky

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Organizational Behavior in Education offers future and current practitioners the most up-to-date thinking. It's a timely look at organizational behavior. The text outlines how leaders can create more effective school cultures. It explores leadership as it relates to decision making, organizational change and managing conflict. You are encouraged to use this knowledge to develop your own theory of practice.

The 12th Edition features updated research and recent developments in the field. This includes the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. It also includes enhanced discussions of critical theory (CT) and critical race theory (CRT). There are expanded discussions around social justice, sexuality, identity and more.

Published by Pearson (June 30th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137510696

Subject: Educational Leadership

Category: Organizational Behavior



National Educational Leadership Preparation (Nelp) Program Recognition Standards

  1. Organizational and Critical Theory
  2. Guiding Concepts for a Theory of Practice
  3. Mainstreams of Organizational Thought
  4. A Systems Approach to Organization
  5. Motivation: Understanding Self and Others
  6. The Human Dimension of Organization
  7. Organizational Culture and Organizational Climate
  8. Organizational Change
  9. Leadership
  10. Decision Making
  11. Conflict and Communications in Organizations
  12. School Reform


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