Re-discussing School Management Processes in the Light of Complexity Theory

Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)

Abstract

In our era, organizations are trying to stay alive in complex environments. There are many reflections of complexity theory on organizations. The aim of this study is to reveal the effects of complexity on management processes. This study is based on Gregg’s management process approach. With complexity, decision-making models changed, planning is not long-termed anymore, organizations tend to be structured more horizontally, communication should be maintained with all stakeholders, coordination is created by seeing the effect of workers on the total job, effecting is based on leadership, there are different leadership styles, and evaluating can be done with stochastic approach. These reflections on management process can be discussed in terms of school management processes too.

Keywords

Chaos Complexity Management processes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Niğde Ömer Halidemir University, Department of Educational SciencesNiğdeTurkey
  2. 2.Ankara Directorate of National EducationAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Karadeniz Ereğli Uzun Mehmet Vacational and Technical Anatolian High SchoolZonguldakTurkey

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