publication . Doctoral thesis . Other literature type . 2016

Distributed leadership in Finnish and Shanghai schools

Tian, Meng;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: University of Jyväskylä
  • Country: Finland
The present research employed mixed-methods approach to further theorise distributed leadership and to investigate its manifestations in Finnish and Shanghai schools. The whole research comprised two phases. The first phase contained a meta-analysis (Sub-study I), which systematically reviewed 85 key distributed leadership articles published between 2002 and 2013. The meta-analysis identified two main research paradigms: the descriptive-analytical paradigm and the prescriptive-normative paradigm. It also yielded a resource–agency duality model of distributed leadership. In this model, distributed leadership is seen as a process with both organisational and indiv...
free text keywords: distributed leadership, resource-agency duality model, Finnish schools, Shanghai schools, johtaminen, johtajuus, koulunjohtajat, oppilaitokset, kouluyhteisö, johtamiskulttuuri, hierarkia, Suomi, Shanghai, ta516
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