The Meaning of Management The Development Needs of Middle Managers in Secondary Schools

@inproceedings{Glover1998TheMO,
  title={The Meaning of Management The Development Needs of Middle Managers in Secondary Schools},
  author={Derek Charles Glover and Denis Gleeson and Gerry Gough and Michael Johnson},
  year={1998}
}
This paper summarizes an investigation of perceptions of the roles and responsibilities of middle managers in seven secondary schools. It considers the various interpretations of the term and the way in which the work of the traditional head of department is changing. It outlines the expectations of middle managers on the part of both senior and managed staff and shows how, through an analysis of leadership, administration and evaluation roles, a tension is developing between the mechanistic… CONTINUE READING

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