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  • Managing Further Educationby Jacky Lumby

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 42.00

    The incorporation of the further education sector in 1993 was followed by a period of extreme turbulence. Colleges plunged into the complex task of managing huge organizations while under pressure from cuts in funding and a steady expansion in the number and range of students. While financial scandals may have attracted attention, the success of the... more...

  • Leading and Managing Educationby Nicholas H Foskett; Jacky Lumby

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 55.00

    This accessible book provides a critical review of educational leadership and management from an international perspective. The book covers a series of key themes in educational leadership, drawing on a wide range of examples, including: learners and learning; people and communities in education; managing strategy and resources; learning futures and... more...

  • Leadership and Diversityby Jacky Lumby; Marianne Coleman

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 64.00

    'What makes this book stand out in the crowd is the engaging approach the authors have taken to present their argument and the novel treatment they offer of diversity and diversity management?a must-read for anyone in a leadership position or interested in investigating education leadership and diversity' - Gender and Education 'The authors... more...

  • 14-19 Educationby Jacky Lumby; Nicholas H Foskett

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 52.00

    'AT LAST, A BOOK ABOUT THIS MOST VEXED PART OF THE CURRICULUM WHICH IS OBJECTIVE, HONEST AND RESEARCH-BASED. These two well-established authors have done what even supposedly neutral writers of official reports have been unable to do and this is because they emerge as having only one 'axe to grind', namely what is best for the students and the country.... more...

  • Human Resource Management in Schools and Collegesby David Middlewood; Jacky Lumby

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 32.00

    This textbook deals with current theories of the management of people employed in schools and colleges, recent developments and emerging trends. The authors focus on: issues relevant to the whole organization; the specifics of managing a school or college and its employees; and cover the application of good practice to management processes such as... more...

  • Managing External Relations in Schools and Collegesby Jacky Lumby; Nicholas H Foskett

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 38.00

    In the last 20 years, series of government-led initiatives world-wide have led to the marketization of education. Managing external relations has become an important role for leaders of schools and colleges, as self-management requires them to think strategically and act responsively. Scanning and responding to the external environment lies at... more...

  • Strategic Management in Schools and Collegesby David Middlewood; Jacky Lumby

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 42.00

    `This book is helpful in providing a survey of where education has reached in strategic planning in theory and practice. Helpfully, case studies are scattered throughout so readers can compare themselves with other schools and pick up `do and don't tips' - Management in Education This book examines the issue of strategic management in schools... more...

  • Leadership as Lunacyby Jacky Lumby; Fenwick W. English

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 31.95

    Using thought-provoking metaphors, this book takes an innovative look at leadership models and behaviors to help administrators reflect upon their roles and revitalize their leadership behaviors. more...

  • Practitioner Research in Educationby David Middlewood; Marianne Coleman; Jacky Lumby

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 36.00

    `This is a very simple but notable piece of work....they have done a service to education in providing evidence (and there is remarkably little elsewhere) that continuous professional development does pay off in terms of a better education for pupils in schools' - School Leadership and Management Much debate currently concerns the value of... more...

  • International Handbook on the Preparation and Development of School Leadersby Jacky Lumby; Gary M. Crow; Petros Pashiardis

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 125.95

    Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), the British Educational Leadership, Management, and Administration Society (BELMAS), and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM), this is the first book to provide a comprehensive and comparative review of what is known about the preparation... more...