Originally published in 1997. This book provides people moving into management roles in Further Education with an understanding of management theory applied specifically to Further Education colleges. Good management skills have been identified by the inspectorate as crucial to the future of this sector and this text tackles the unique problems of management in FE colleges. The author discusses the interrelated topics of People, Operations, Resources and Information, using examples and case studies from colleges to demonstrate the implications of putting theories into practice.
Introduction. 1. Managing People 2. Managing Operations 3. Managing Resources 4. Managing Information
Reissuing works originally published between 1975 and 1997, this collection includes books covering all aspect of managing schools, from primary to further education. With an international selection of authors, some volumes present case studies while others address wider areas of concern in the management of educational institutions. Individual volumes concern special schools and specific types such as the grant-maintained system in the UK. Topics cross over from finance to staff development to politics and governance to innovation. This is an excellent varied set for any education management bookself.