publication . Doctoral thesis . 2005

Organization Features and School Performance

Atkins, Lois Major;
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  • Published: 11 May 2005
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to determine the odds of school organization features predicting schools meeting district or state performance goals. The school organization features were organizational complexity, shared decision making, and leadership behavior. The dependent variable was school performance, operationally defined as a principalâ s yes response or no response to the question, â did your school meet district or state performance goals.â The independent variables representing organizational complexity were school size, diversity of role, span of control. The independent variables representing shared decision making were curriculum influence, policy ...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: decision making, student performance, organization, complexity, achievement, leadership behavior
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