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Teachers and Their Workplace
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Teachers and Their Workplace
Commitment, Performance, and Productivity


Volume: 114
Other Titles in:
Leadership & Management

October 1990 | 320 pages | Corwin
What makes a good, committed teacher, one who comes up with new teaching strategies, ideas and programmes that improve the way children learn? This volume considers this question and such issues as minimum performance standards for teachers, ways of encouraging teachers to do more and whether a radical increase in salary will improve their performance. Contributors examine the how and why of current school standards, with suggestions for future research and, importantly, potential solutions to current problems.
Cecil Miskel
Foreword
Pedro Reyes
Introduction
What Research has to Say about Commitment, Performance, and Productivity

 
 
PART ONE: EMPIRICAL ISSUES
Karen Seashore Louis and Bets-Ann Smith
Teacher Working Conditions
Mark A Smylie
Teacher's Efficacy at work
Michael Imber and William A Neidt
Teacher Participation in School Decision Making
Robert Kottkamp
Teacher Attitudes about Work
Craig E Richards and Mwalimu Shujaa
Teacher Performance Incentives
 
PART TWO: THEORETICAL ISSUES
Pedro Reyes
Organizational Commitment of Teachers
Fred M Newmann and Doug A Archbald
Organizational Performance of Schools
Terry G Geske and Charles Teddlie
Organizational Productivity of Schools
 
PART THREE: PRACTICAL ISSUES
Kent D Peterson and Judith L Martin
Developing Teacher Commitment
The Role of the Administrator

 
Ann Weaver Hart
Managing School Performance
The Role of the Administrator

 
Herbert J Walberg
Enhancing School Productivity
The Role of the Administrator

 
 
PART FOUR: EPILOGUE
Pedro Reyes
Linking Commitment, Performance, and Productivity

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