Course Materials

Course Materials

Bolman, L. G., and Deal, T. E., 2008. Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership, 4th edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Shafriz, J., Ott, J. & Jang, Y., S. 2005. Classics of Organizational Theory. Thomson – Wadsworth. Belmont, USA.

Following on-line articles as presented integrated into the lectures:

A. H. Maslow (1943) A Theory of Human Motivation

Douglas McGregor's XY Theory

Herzberg's Theory of Motivation

Vroom and Lawler: Expectancy or Instrumentality Model of Motivation

Cohen, March & Olsen (1972). Garbage-Can Model of Organizational Choice. Administrative Science Quarterly.

Supplementary readings:

Thomas, K. 2002. (Dissertation) Perceptions Regarding Leadership Orientations of Local School Board Chairpersons in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Strcutural frame

"The School as an Organization" in Gary K. Clabaugh & Edward G. Rozycki Understanding Schools: the Foundations of Education (1990) NewYork: Harper & Rowe.

Human resource frame

Valuing human recourses
A special chapter in a report published by The Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL): Leadership Characteristics that Facilitate School Change.

Political frame

High, C. S. 2002 the micropolitics of a faculty-led school reform. (Dissertation). Chapters Micropolitical Behavior Within Schools, Power Within Shared Governance and Conflict Versus Collaboration

Winchester , J., A. (1997). The effect of symbolic and factual content On leader communications (MSc thesis)


Morgan, Gareth (1986/1997). Images of Organisation. Sage.