Binding forces and teachers' school life: A recursive model
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AbstractAttempts were made to formulate a theoretical framework of binding forces in school organizations and to examine their effects on teachers' feelings about school life. After a series of tests with factor analyses, 4 major scales of organizational binding forces were confirmed, that is, bureaucratic linkage, cultural linkage, tight coupling, and loose coupling. An implication of the study is that school administrators should make full use of the 4 binding forces to bind people together in schools and resort more to cultural linkage, loose coupling, and tight coupling to enhance school effectiveness and to give people meanings in their work.
All Author(s) ListPang NSK
Journal nameSchool Effectiveness and School Improvement
Volume Number14
Issue Number3
Pages293 - 320
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesEducation & Educational Research; EDUCATION & EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

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