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Author Mahoney, Daniel J., 1953-

Title An Organizational, Social-Psychological, and Ethical Analysis of School Administrators' Use of Deception
Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (342 pages)
Series Mellen Studies in Education ; v. 84
Mellen studies in education.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter One: Background; Chapter Two: Organizational Theory- Five Perspectives; Chapter Three : Social Psychology Theory-Six Perspectives; Chapter Four: Ethical Theory-Five Perspectives; Chapter Five: A Qualitative Approach; Chapter Six: Findings from the Organizational Analysis; Chapter Seven: Findings from the Social Psychological Analysis; Chapter Eight: Findings from the Ethical Analysis; Chapter Nine: Conclusions and Recommendations; Refrences; Appendix A; Interview Outline; Index
Summary This book makes a major contribution to the scholarship of organizational analysis and leadership. It describes the imperfect world of school organizations as navigated by flesh-and-blood human beings - the leaders in this study are real people in real situations. It illuminates the ethical reasoning articulated by school principals in response to candid questions: why they chose to ignore, bend, or break rules; why they chose not to disclose factual information; or why they lied. Current administrators will find affirmation and validation in its theoretical grounding. Professors in graduate e
Notes Mellen Studies in Education
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Subject Deception -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
School management and organization -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
School principals -- Professional ethics -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773412107 (electronic bk.)
9780773412101 (electronic bk.)