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Administrative practice: New meanings through unstructured observational studies

Hugh Kingsley (Kingsley Management Services, Geelong, Victoria, Australia)

Journal of Educational Administration

ISSN: 0957-8234

Article publication date: 1 August 2000

Abstract

Understandings of administrative practice do not seem to reflect the current status of administrative practice, and when administrative practice is conceptualised as an iceberg it becomes clear that much of this knowledge was derived through the application of the research method structured observational studies. However, argues that the application of this research method in an unstructured form is where greater insights and more current knowledge of administrative practice can be gained.

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Kingsley, H. (2000), "Administrative practice: New meanings through unstructured observational studies", Journal of Educational Administration, Vol. 38 No. 3, pp. 288-298. https://doi.org/10.1108/09578230010342402

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