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Routledge International Companion to Education by Bob Moon, Sally Brown, Miriam Ben-Peretz

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ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT IN EDUCATION

Theory and practice

Tony Bush

 

 

 

ORIGINS, DEVELOPMENT AND CURRENT STATUS

The origins and development of educational management as a distinct discipline have been chronicled by Bone (1982), Bush (1995), Culbertson (1980) and Hughes and Bush (1991). It began in the United States as a variant of general management. The work of Taylor (1947) was particularly influential and his ‘scientific management movement’ is still subject to vigorous debate, particularly by those who oppose a ‘managerial’ approach to education. Another important contributor to management theory was the French writer Fayol (1916), whose ‘general principles of management’ are still significant. Weber's (1989) work on bureaucracy, ...

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