School Business Administration : A Planning Approach

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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School Business Administration, Eighth Edition helps readers develop a rationale for how school business administration functions and understand that role in current practice. This text maintains that the purpose of school business administration is to contribute to instructional effectiveness by helping key decision makers use financial resources wisely in support of educational goals. It views school business administration as a collaborative enterprise and takes a positive, proactive approach to the contemporary problems and issues facing education today. Hallmark Features bull; bull;Includes analysis of problems and issues that require leadership from school business administrators and also depicts the social, economic, and political context in which administrators work. bull;Facilitates understanding of key concepts through a developmental sequence of chapters and places the role of the school business office in its proper perspective as a support activity. bull;Uses site-based management to illustrate principal and teacher involvement in school business administration. bull;Presents chapters on management and information systems and a unique chapter on cash management with ways to enhance investment potential. bull;Describes sources of revenue and fiscal decisions and how these impact school business administration in this new environment. bull;Provides a unique focus on student achievement as the main goal that should be served by all divisions of the school organization. bull;Shows how school organizations can receive more";bang for the buck"; by providing guidelines and good business practices. bull;Explains the integral importance of how SBA concepts relate to the superintendence team. Visit our Educational Leadership Supersite at www.ablongman.com/edleadership for additional leadership resources!

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