Societal culture and school leadership charting the way ahead

Dimmock, C. and Walker, A. (2000) Societal culture and school leadership charting the way ahead. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 20(2), pp. 110-116. (doi:10.1080/02188791.2000.10600187)

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Abstract

This paper discusses four issues emerging from the papers that make up the special edition. These are considered key issues as researchers further investigate the influence of societal culture on educational administration and leadership. The four selected issues target the definition of societal culture; possible relationships between organizational culture, personality and societal culture; the interface between school leadership, educational policy and societal culture; and some of the limitations of Hofstede's framework for guiding the study of cultural influence in educational administration. Each of the issues revolves around the concept of societal culture and its application as an explanatory and analytic device in the field of educational administration and leadership.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Dimmock, Professor Clive
Authors: Dimmock, C., and Walker, A.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Professional Learning and Leadership
Journal Name:Asia Pacific Journal of Education
ISSN:0218-8791
ISSN (Online):1742-6855

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