This popular book has been thoroughly updated for its fourth edition, and is even more directed towards the leadership demands on managers, both within the school and in its community setting.

Transition Management

Transition management

Transition Management Structure

The important point to appreciate in managing the change process is that the management structures, style, etc., needed are distinctly different from those that work best in managing the status quo. Separate arrangements are needed for the two tasks, although the same people are usually involved in each, albeit in different roles. Failure to provide an adequate structure for managing a complex change programme is frequently the reason for an unsuccessful programme. For example, a major extension of a school into another building could involve the creation of a middle and lower school, affecting both the subject departments and the pastoral system. The transition management structure would have to secure the necessary changes in the work and roles of the ...

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