Implications of the School Leadership for Handling Practical Administrative Problems

Ismail Thamarasseri*
Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Central University of Kashmir, Sonwar, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India.
Periodicity:December - February'2015


Leadership is the process of influencing others to get the work done. It involves motivating, influencing, and directing individuals towards the attainment of long term organizational goals. A leader remains in the limelight. The success or failure of an organizational endeavour is attributed upon its leader. School leadership includes any individual in the school who has a decision-making role. These roles typically require an advanced degree, experience and some skills. These positions are the top paid positions in a school, but they also come with the most responsibility. These people are ultimately responsible for the successes and failures within their realm of administration. This paper helps you to define the term leader and leadership and it discusses about leadership in Educational administration. The main purpose of the study is to describe the nature and ways of leadership with special reference to the implications of school leadership for handling day to day practical administrative problems.


Leadership, Management, Education, School Administration.

How to Cite this Article?

Thamarasseri ,I. (2015). Implications of the School Leadership for Handling Practical Administrative Problems.i-manager’s Journal on School Educational Technology, 10(3), 1-6.


[1]. Bass, B.M. & Stogdill. (1900). R.M. Hand book of leadership. New York: Free Press.
[2]. Cuban, M. (1988). Links leadership with change. New York: Mc Graw Hill.
[3]. Dunn, R., & Brasco, R. (2006). Researchers find a range, from collaborative to despotic, in use in schools. The School Administrator, Vol. 8(63), pp. 1-16.
[4]. Fiedler, P.E. (1967). A Theory of Leadership Effectiveness. New York: Mc Graw Hill.
[5]. Garg, M. (2012). Leadership in Educational Administration. Retrieved March 1, 2014, from
[6]. Leithwood, K. (2005). Successful School Leadership What it is and How it influences Pupil Learning., retrieved on May 11, 2014, from illinois school
[7]. Macmillan, C. (2000). Demonstrate the devastating effects of principal succession. New York: Mc Graw Hill.
[8]. Menon, M.E. (2014). Leadership theory and educational outcomes: The case of distributed and transformational leadership, retrieved on June 22, 2014, from
[9]. Phenix, M. (1971). Transcendence in Educational Leadership and Management. Amherst: University of Massachusetts.

Purchase Instant Access

Single Article

North Americas,UK,
Middle East,Europe
India Rest of world
Pdf 35 35 200 20
Online 35 35 200 15
Pdf & Online 35 35 400 25

If you have access to this article please login to view the article or kindly login to purchase the article
Options for accessing this content:
  • If you would like institutional access to this content, please recommend the title to your librarian.
    Library Recommendation Form
  • If you already have i-manager's user account: Login above and proceed to purchase the article.
  • New Users: Please register, then proceed to purchase the article.