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

  • Robert G. Owens
  • Thomas C. Valesky
Organizational Behavior in Education: Leadership and School Reform [RENTAL EDITION]

ISBN-13: 9780135809181

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12th edition

Published by Pearson (October 1st 2020) - Copyright © 2022


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Organizational Behavior in Education offers future and current practitioners the most up-to-date thinking and the most in-depth exploration of organizational leadership as it relates to decision making, organizational change, managing conflict and communications, and motivating self and others to achieve organizational goals. The authors challenge you to analyze the successful implementation of school reform, while helping you gain a professional understanding of the organizational theory and research that are the bedrock of modern practice. You are encouraged to use this knowledge to develop your own theory of practice that will guide you into becoming an exceptional educational leader.

The 12th Edition features updated research and recent developments in the field including the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) Program Recognition Standards; updated Voices from the Field features; enhanced discussions of critical theory (CT) and critical race theory (CRT); expanded discussions of social justice and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) students; and more.

Table of contents


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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