Human Resource Management in Schools and Colleges
Publication Year: 2009
`This is a distance learning text for a university MBA course but it is easy to recommend it also as a free-standing, clearly written and comprehensive induction to the subject. NPQH candidates should grab it' - Management in Education This textbook deals with current theories of the management of people employed in schools and colleges, recent developments and emerging trends. The authors focus on: issues relevant to the whole organization; the specifics of managing a school or college and its employees; and cover the application of good practice to management processes such as selection, induction, performance management, appraisal and staff development. It is relevant to teachers a
- Front Matter
- Back Matter
- Subject Index
- Chapter 1: Introduction
- Section A
- Chapter 2: The Importance of HRM in Education
- Introduction: A Premise
- A Model for HRM in Education
- Yourself in This HRM Context
- Chapter 3: What is HRM?
- HRM in the Management World
- HRM in Education
- Chapter 4: The Management Implications
- People and Performance
- The Individual and the Organisation
- Section B
- Chapter 5: Managing the School or College and its Staff
- The Concept of the Learning Organisation
- Managing for Equal Opportunities
- Managing Stress
- Managing Motivation
- Developing a Team(s)-Based Approach
- Roles and Structures
- School and College Cultures
- Section C
- Chapter 6: Key Areas of Application
- Managing Recruitment and Selection
- Performance Review and Appraisal
- Staff Development
- Chapter 7: Conclusion
Copyright © 1998 David Middlewood and Jacky Lumby
First published 1998
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The Authors[Page vi]
David Middlewood and Jacky Lumby both work in the Educational Management Development Unit of Leicester University, based in Northampton. They have both written materials for Leicester University's MBA in Educational Management by Distance Learning programme and have both edited volumes and contributed chapters in the series ‘Educational Management: Research and Practice’, published by Paul Chapman. Together, they have produced Strategic Management in Schools and Colleges, published in 1998 in that series.
David Middlewood is Director of School-based programmes in the Unit, and was formerly a secondary school headteacher. He has published on a variety of topics, including Managing People in Education (with Tony Bush).
Jacky Lumby is a lecturer in educational management in the Unit, has published on a number of topics, especially on Further Education, and is co-editor (with Nick Foskett) of Managing External Relations in Schools and Colleges, published by Paul Chapman.
The authors' thanks go to:
John O'Neill who was responsible for some of the original material on which Section A of the book is based.
Felicity Murray for her patience and commitment to ensure the completion of the book through her careful work on the manuscript.
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