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Managing the Business of Schools.

Author: I Keating; R Moorcroft
Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by experienced consultants, this book explores the key themes surrounding the role of the School Business Manager, and offers guidance for dealing with the practical issues of the job. Experts in the field provide practical advice on the essential technical aspects of the role, such as managing risk, managing facilities and human resources, and the book also considers strategic issues and addresses "big  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: I Keating; R Moorcroft
ISBN: 9781847878779 1847878776 1281245186 9781281245182
OCLC Number: 476142635
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; The National College for School Leadership and its Programmes; Foreword; Introduction; Section I: Skills and Technical Competencies; Chapter 1 --
Managing Risk; Chapter 2 --
Managing ICT; Chapter 3 --
Facilities Management; Chapter 4 --
Managing Human Resources; Chapter 5 --
Office Systems Management; Chapter 6 --
Financial Management; Chapter 7 --
Making Sustainable Environmental Management Work in Schools; Section II: Thinking Strategically; Chapter 8 --
Strategic Management; Chapter 9 --
Managing School Improvement and Performance.

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School leaders will find practical guidance on managing risk, facilities, and human resources, and a review of issues such as the workforce remodeling agenda and extended schools.  Read more...

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'Anyone interested in the effective management of schools will find this book an invaluable source of reference' - Manager (the British Journal of Administrative Management)

 
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