International Journal of Educational Management: Volume 33 Issue 5


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A dual and discontinuous professional identity: school principals in Spain

Maximiliano Jose Ritacco, Antonio Bolivar

The purpose of this paper is to propose an emerging approach in research on school leadership, within the framework of the “International Successful School Principalship…

High school managements resources allocation in an era of reforms

Emanuel Tamir, Khalid Arar

The purpose of this paper is to examine considerations employed in decision-making processes by Israeli high school leaders, when implementing the “Courage to Change”…

Perceived organizational support and organizational commitment among special education teachers in Pakistan

Akhtar Bibi, Muhammad Adnan Khalid, Amina Hussain

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between perceived organizational support (POS), organizational commitment and job satisfaction among special…

Effectiveness of flipped classrooms: A case of management education in central India

Prateek Maheshwari, Nitin Seth

The purpose of this paper is to suggest a methodology for evaluating the effectiveness of the flipped classroom (FC) model over traditional lecture-based teaching. It also…

Exploring school principals’ personal identities in Cyprus from a values perspective

Antonios Kafa, Petros Pashiardis

The purpose of this paper is to explore a broader understanding of the role of Cypriot school principals’ personal identities, through a values system perspective, when…

School principals’ key experiences and changing management patterns

Joseph Klein, Racheli Ninio

The literature indicates that sudden key experiences induce emotional and cognitive reactions strong enough to change perceptions and behavior over time. The purpose of…

A theoretical framework for managing intellectual capital in higher education

Giuseppina Iacoviello, Elena Bruno, Antonella Cappiello

The purpose of this paper is to identify, through the preparation of a theoretical framework, the drivers able to highlight the relationships between universities and…

Strengthening school principals’ professional development through effective school ownership in Norwegian municipalities

Jan Merok Paulsen, Kjell Brynjulf Hjertø

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how school principals’ leadership competence is enhanced by participation in municipal school district leader teams in the…

Constructive usage of WhatsApp in education sector for strengthening relations

Shiv Ratan Agrawal, Divya Mittal

The purpose of this paper is to explore the key role of WhatsApp as WhatsApp-customer relationship management (w-CRM) for strengthening the relationship in the education…

Transparent resource management: Implications for leadership and democracy in education

Brenton Cyriel Faubert

Public education is an important institution in any democracy, and the significant resources invested form a critical pillar in its provision. The evidence used to manage…

Modelling trade-offs in students’ choice set when determining universities

Andriani Kusumawati, Nelson Perera, Venkata Yanamandram

The purpose of this paper is to identify the factors influencing Indonesian students’ choice of university by estimating the trade-off students make in selecting a university.

Blended learning adoption: a case study of one of the oldest universities in Europe

Pietro Previtali, Danila Scarozza

The purpose of this paper is to study the determinants of blended learning adoption in universities by focusing on faculty’s satisfaction.

Chinese students’ decisions to undertake postgraduate study overseas

Lei Zhu, Peter Reeves

The purpose of this paper is to surface themes which may influence Chinese students’ decision making in relation to postgraduate study in international universities.


Proximity and choice of College of Distance Education (CoDE) of the University of Cape Coast for further studies

Moses Segbenya, George Kwaku Toku Oduro, Fred Peniana, Kwesi Ghansah

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the proximity of study centres to the students of College of Distance Education, University of Cape Coast (CoDE/UCC) and…

Principals’ conceptions of teachers’ power basis: a phenomenographic study

Gökhan Özaslan

The purpose of this paper is to describe the various ways in which a group of principals conceptualize the power basis of teachers within teacher–principal interactions.

School-aged children and decisions for studying abroad in Canada

Merli Tamtik

The purpose of this paper is to examine parental and students’ decisions regarding participating in K-12 level study abroad programs in Manitoba, Canada.

A measurement instrument for implementing total quality management in Greek primary and secondary education

Eleni Sfakianaki

Primary and secondary education (P&SE) is fundamentally important for achieving a high-quality education system. P&SE delivers more extensive social returns than higher…

The competitive forces that shape Australian medical education: An industry analysis using Porter’s five forces framework

Marian Mahat

Medical education is an evidence-driven professional field that operates in an increasingly regulated environment as compared to other fields within universities. The…


Principals’ leadership styles: the role of emotional intelligence and achievement motivation

Hillman Wirawan, Muhammad Tamar, Elvita Bellani

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of emotional intelligence (EI) and achievement motivation (AM) on elementary school principals’ leadership styles…


Schools as learning organizations: Hollow rhetoric or attainable reality?

Laurie Field

The purpose of this paper is to assess the desirability and attainability of schools becoming learning organizations.

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