Influencing High Student Achievement through School Culture and Climate
A Quantitative Approach to Organizational Health-Based Leadership
This book demonstrates how the school principal’s consideration of culture and climate of the school can significantly improve and sustain student achievement over time. Highlighting an innovative approach to organizational health and student achievement, this volume uses inferential statistical data analysis to quantify the way school leaders can strategically interact within school culture and systems to improve student achievement. A cutting-edge analysis of the importance of school climate, this book draws on current research from the Organizational Health Inventory diagnostic framework to provide data-based conceptual models of the relation between culture and leadership.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Leadership Focus on School Climate
Chapter 2: Linking Culture, Climate, and Leadership
Chapter 3: Organizational Health Model –Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness
Chapter 4: Leadership Strategies for Goal Focus
Chapter 5: Leadership Strategies for Adaptation
Chapter 6: Leadership Strategies for Cohesiveness
Chapter 7: Making Sustainable Change Happen
Steven D. Busch is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Counseling at Houston Baptist University, USA.
Julie Fernandez is an Associate Professor Educational Leadership and Counseling and Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Houston Baptist University, USA.