Department: Master of Education
Module Description: The global economy, borderlines, technology and communication patterns inter alia have changed considerably over the last thirty years resulting in differing expectations both at the organisation and human levels. Leaders and managers now work in organisations replete with cultural diversity; the nature of the workforce has changed and old ways and standards no longer apply. Therefore, organisational behaviour is not only an important subject in its own right but also an essential area of study for anyone heading into business, public service, non-governmental organisations, and especially education.
Duffy, F. & Reigeluth, C. (2008). The school system transformation protocol. Educational Technology, vol. 48(4), pp. 41-49. Request item
Reigeluth, C. M. (2008). ‘Chaos theory and the sciences of complexity: foundations for transforming education’, in B. Despres (ed.). Systems thinkers in action: a field guide for effective change leadership in education. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.
Uline, L. C. (1998). School effectiveness: the underlying dimensions. Educational Administration Quarterly, vol. 34(4), pp. 462-483. Request item
Boulding, K. E. (1972). The schooling industry as a possibly pathological section of the American economy. Review of Educational Research, vol. 42, pp. 129-143. Request PDF
Brandt, R. (2003). Is this school a learning organization? 10 ways to tell. Journal of staff development, winter 2003, vol. 24(1). Request item
Brown, R (2004). School culture and organization: lessons from research and experience. A background paper for the Denver commission on secondary school reform. Request PDF
Chadwick, C. (2010). Has the Education Paradigm Begun to Shift? Educational Technology, vol. 54(5), pp. 3-12. Request item
Duffy, M. F. & Reigeluth, C. M. (2008). The AECT Future minds initiative: transforming America’s school systems. Educational Technology / May – June 2008, pp. 45- 49. Request item
Kurose, C. (2013). Motivation, behaviour, and performance in the workplace; insights for student success in higher education. Graduate School of Education and Development, Washington D.C: The George Washington University. Open resource
Maslow, A. H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, vol. 50, pp. 370-396. Request item
Nelson, R. E. & Gopalan, S. (2003). Do organizational culture replicate national cultures? Isomorphism, rejection and reciprocal opposition in the corporate values of three countries. Organization Studies, vol. 24, pp. 1115- 1151.
Weick, K. A. & Quinn, R. E. (1999). Organizational change and development. Annual review of psychology, vol. 50, pp. 361-86. Request item