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Organizational Learning in Schools

1st Edition

Edited by Kenneth Leithwood, Karen Seashore Louis

Taylor & Francis

300 pages

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This volume presents the view that what matters most are learning processes in organizations and ways of enhancing the sophistication and power of these processes. Each contributor, therefore, explicitly addresses the meaning(s) of organizational learning which they have adopted themselves.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Organizational Learning in Schools: An Introduction

Kenneth Leithwood and Karen Seashore Louis

Part I

Chapter 2: Creating Community in Reform: Images of Organizational

Learning in Inner-City Schools

Karen Seashore Louis and Sharon D. Kruse

Chapter 3: Informal Learning Communities and their Effects

Miriam Ben-Peretz and Shifra Schonmann

Chapter 4: Leadership and other Conditions which Foster

Organizational Learning in Schools

Kenneth Leithwood, Doris Jantzi, and Rosanne Steinbach

Part II

Chapter 5: Talking about Restructuring: Using Concept Maps

Jean A. King, Jeffrey Allen, and Khahm Nguyen

Chapter 6: Organizational Consequences of Participatory Evaluation:

School District Case Study

J. Bradley Cousins

Chapter 7: Professional Development Schools as Contexts for Teacher

Learning and Leadership

Linda Darling-Hammond, Velma Cobb, and Marcella Bullmaster

Chapter 8: Learning about Organizational Learning

Coral Mitchell and Larry Sackney

Part III

Chapter 9: Team Learning Processes

Kenneth Leithwood

Chapter 10: Intellectual Roots of Organizational Learning

J. Bradley Cousins

Chapter 11: School Development and Organizational Learning:

Toward an Integrative Theory

Janna C. Voogt, Nijs A.J. Lagerweij, and Karen Seashore Louis

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Part IV

Chapter 12: Organizational Learning and Current Reform Efforts:

From Exploitation to Exploration

Sam Stringfield

Chapter 13: From Organizational Learning to Professional Learning


Karen Seashore Louis and Kenneth Leithwood

Author Index

Subject Index

About the Series

Contexts of Learning

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business