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Administrative practice New meanings through unstructured observational studies

Administrative practice New meanings through unstructured observational studies Understandings of administrative practice do not seem to reflect the current status of administrative practice, and when administrative practice is conceptualised as an iceberg it becomes clear that much of this knowledge was derived through the application of the research method structured observational studies. However, argues that the application of this research method in an unstructured form is where greater insights and more current knowledge of administrative practice can be gained. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Educational Administration Emerald Publishing

Administrative practice New meanings through unstructured observational studies

Journal of Educational Administration , Volume 38 (3): 11 – Aug 1, 2000

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0957-8234
DOI
10.1108/09578230010342402
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Abstract

Understandings of administrative practice do not seem to reflect the current status of administrative practice, and when administrative practice is conceptualised as an iceberg it becomes clear that much of this knowledge was derived through the application of the research method structured observational studies. However, argues that the application of this research method in an unstructured form is where greater insights and more current knowledge of administrative practice can be gained.

Journal

Journal of Educational AdministrationEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 2000

Keywords: Management; Management development; Organizational change; Research; Methodology

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