Organizational fiction of an educational institution in building organic leadership – a case study

Anna Hesse-Gawęda
2018 European Journal of Service Management  
Abstr act This article discusses organizational fiction that is created in building a participative work environment. The statement in which the school head declares full cooperation with the teachers, considering their opinions and creating the conditions for common planning does not translate into the results of the research among the teachers. A significant difference in particular actions taken on everyday basis can be noticed. The author discusses the four styles of leadership proposed by
more » ... ayle Avery and highlights the role of organic leadership for a well-functioning educational institution in the era of changes and reforms that are introduced in education. The article was written on the basis of the results of the research that was carried out in a randomly selected public Primary School. The author aims at drawing attention to and starting a critical discussion on actions taken by school heads who create an external image of their school that differs from the reality. It leads to manipulating the public opinion about the processes occurring in a given educational institution. #0#
doi:10.18276/ejsm.2018.26-14 fatcat:rz7bsrtojvdl3diygxp2u4dedy