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`Aims to enhance management practice in education by presenting research findings and theory from a wide range of contributors' - Skills and Enterprise Update 'This is indeed a book which could be useful to a much larger readership than the normal closed circle of those working in education' - Managing Schools Today The book presents relevant research and theory in order to enhance management practice in education. The editors' intention is to articulate good practice on the basis of evidence in educational settings. The ideas presented here are derived from international research and practice and apply to all phases of education, with the emphasis on applying research findings t

Staff Motivation and Job Satisfaction
Staff motivation and job satisfaction
Introduction

Most employees recognise that the way they feel about their work and their job is affected by a number of factors. If they move from one job to another they may feel better or worse about it or, even in the same job, their feelings about the work they do may vary from period to period. It is almost certain that the better they feel about the work, the better they will carry it out. This chapter deals with the leader's role in trying to maintain and develop those positive feelings in employees in educational organisations. The ability and strategies to motivate staff, to develop staff morale and to try to ensure job satisfaction are central ...

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